Help a community of Benedictine Nuns making chocolate and soap in Ireland

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Ireland

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a Community of Benedictine Nuns making chocolate and soap, we are set in a busy tourist attraction where we have many lay staff - up to 100 in summer time , from the local area and with students from international and Irish colleges

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Hospitality/Tourism

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    They will learn the art of chocolate making with a member of the benedictine community who is trained by a French master choclatier. the will meet many international visitors, students and members of staff during their time here . we are in the number one site in the West of Ireland.

  • Help

    Help

    We are a monastery in the west of Ireland looking for volunteers to help in our soapery and chocolate factory, located in the middle of a very busy tourist attraction. The Soapery and chocolate factory are run by the benedictine community who need help during the summer , duties would include packaging and hand labeling finished products, doing delivery's on site to our shop, weighing up ingredients, helping make chocolate and most importantly tasting, private shared accommodation with own bedroom provided on site. Minimum stay ideally 8 weeks

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation is provided on site with shared living spaces and private individual bedrooms, WiFi and satellite TV .

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are in a very scenic area of Ireland and only one hour from Galway city. we have a local bus route making it very easy to get around from here

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week






Host ref number: 245438154283