Help at our family-run ecolodge located in Puembo, Pichincha, Ecuador

Country

Ecuador

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    Last activity

    23/02/2021

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  2021 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family-run ecolodge located in Puembo, Pichincha, Ecuador focused on receiving foreign tourists and assisting in organizing their vacations. We grow our own produce where possible and we tend to receive birdwatchers, mountain climbers and travellers destined for the Galapagos Islands. We are recognized for providing exceptional service to our guests as can be evidenced in booking.com and trip advisor.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Language practice
    Teaching

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We can assist in helping our volunteers to improve their Spanish, learn about Ecuadorian culture and the various communities in the area (we are a family with two small children), learn how to cultivate organic gardens.

  • Help

    Help

    We would like to have a volunteer assist in providing us with English lessons, help with our guests and general maintenance activities around the hotel grounds, including our organic gardens.
    Preferably a woman who likes children and can teach them English

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private room with hot shower. The volunteer will also have use of the hotel infrastructure including games room, television, jacuzzi, steam bath.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Puembo is located approximately 20 minutes east of Quito in the warm Tumbaco valley. Public transport is easily accessible and we are centrally located a short distance from nearby hot springs (Papallacta) and Quito. The beach is approximately 5 hours away and the Amazon approximately 3 hours. Day trips to nearby volcanoes (Cayambe, Cotopaxi) and indigenous markets (Otavalo) are easily organized.

  • 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?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

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


Host ref number: 248658322489