Help out at a family B&B in Algarrobo, Valparaiso, Chile



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    Our Family

    We are a family Bed and Breakfast, located in Algarrobo, Province of San Antonio, Valparaiso Region. Our family consists of our son Carlos Simon of 14 years, Juan Carlos (dad), Mom Mariela, 64 and 55 years. We live here 8 years ago and lived in Montreal -Canada before, but we fell in love with the sea in Chile and the tranquility and beauty of this area. We have a dog named Happy, canaries and chickens, kitchen garden and we love the garden.
    We speak English, French and Spanish.

    Our place
    Our B & B has 7 oceanfront suites; and we offer tranquility and security in a family environment, as we work just us.

    Features of volunteers
    -more Than 26 years
    - Alone
    -know how to deal with travellers, smiling, adaptable, respectful, cordial.
    -Minimum Time 3 weeks onwards.
    2 Free-days in week , and only five hours of daily help.

    Nuestra Familia
    Somos un Bed and Breakfast familiar, ubicado en Algarrobo, Provincia de San Antonio, Región de Valparaiso. Nuestra familia se compone de nuestro hijo Carlos Simon de 14 años, Juan Carlos (papa) 64 y mama Mariela de 55 anos. Vivimos aquí hace 8 anos, y antes vivíamos en Montreal -Canada, pero nos encantamos con el mar de Chile y la tranquilidad y belleza de esta zona. Tenemos un perro de nombre Feliz, canarios y gallinas, huerta y nos encanta el jardin.
    Hablamos Ingles, frances y espanol.

    Nuestro lugar
    Nuestro B&B cuenta con 7 suite con vista al mar; y ofrecemos tranquilidad y seguridad, en un ambiente muy familiar, ya que trabajamos solo nosotros.

    Caracteristicas de los voluntarios
    -Mayores de 26 anos
    - solos ( una persona a la vez)
    -Sepan tratar con pasajeros, sonrientes, adaptables, respetuosos, cordiales.
    -Mínimo de tiempo 3 semanas en adelante.
    -Dias Libres en la semana 2, y solo 5 horas de trabajo diario.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Mainly being part of our family, participating in our social life. Practice and learn Spanish. Enjoy long conversations on all possible topics, we are without prejudice.

    Principalmente formar parte de nuestra familia, participar en nuestra vida social. Practicar y aprender español. Disfrutar de largas conversaciones sobre todos los temas posibles, somos sin perjuicios.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Help needed:
    -Support with cleaning
    -Support Garden and orchard.
    -Support On everyday purchases.

    Trabajo para hacer Aqui:
    -Apoyo en aseo
    -Apoyo en Jardin y Huerta.
    -Apoyo en cocina.
    -Apoyo en las compras diarias.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We have a room inside the house.

    Contamos con una habitación al interior de la casa.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    How is the area:
    - There is a beach for surfing.
    - little nightlife.
    - Near cultural places
    - 1 hours 30 minutes from santiago
    - Much Nature
    - many Places to take photographs.
    - Places for horseback riding and diving.
    - Places for fishing.
    - Places for trekking.

    Como es la zona
    Esta zona hay playa
    -Se hace surf.
    -Poca vida nocturna.
    -Cerca de lugares culturales,
    -A 1 hora 30minutos de Stgo,
    -Mucha Naturaleza
    -Muchos lugares para tomar fotografias.
    -Lugares para cabalgatas y buseo.
    -Lugares para pescar.
    -Lugares para trekking.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

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

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