Helpers wanted for some building and outdoor projects in Samaipata, Bolivia



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    We are an Eco Lodge. The concept comes by the hand of an organic farm with a Slow food restaurant. We also have an "Herb-Shop" where tea, marmalades and oils are made.

    Our local Staff are very friendly and love what they do. Plants, nature, birds and beautiful garden makes our Paradise unique. We´ve more than 30 years in the field with great work done. With much more projects to come.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Art Projects

  • 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

    All Workawayers can harvest in our terraces to cook in the camping area (we can share some market food), this makes it easy and to spent some time cooking for your own with tons of ideas from the finca. Does not include meals in the restaurant such as breakfasts, lunches or dinner. They also can access to the wifi area.

    All Workawayers must respect other people in the "share" camping space. (For this you must maintain the area clean).

  • Help


    *️*️ Clear schedule or arrival plan in order to consider in the list of volunteers*️*️

    a. We are now on a building project. With different materials we will make a new restaurant, bathrooms, clay oven, and Inca irrigation system. Skills with Masonry, Carpentry, electricity or Plumbing are needed
    b. You can also help us in the terraces, garden, taking care fruits, plants, and herbs.
    c. Kitchen is a great place to be, as we continuously add more receipts to our menu

    Workawayers must be over 23 years old. It is necessary to have passport or national identification card.

    Minimum duration of 3 weeks. In case we are notified in advance of 1 week to see how to finish/pass the project.

    Work schedules according to the project must be coordinated in advance. Enter 8:30 a.m. to 13:30 p.m.
    During weekend and holiday no projects are carried out.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    German: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    The Workawayers can use the camping area that includes a fully equipped kitchenette, bathrooms and showers (with hot water). In the case of not having a tent. We also have a special cabin that can be used only if there is no reservations in advance (this is always coordinate).

    We have an area with full equipped kitchen (with potable water, gas and equipment) and 44 terraces where you can find delicious vegetables, herbs and fruits (all for free).

    Everything else like eggs, milk, others can be bought in the public market (10min) by walk.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    *️*️ It is needed a clear schedule or arrival plan in order to consider in the list of volunteers*️*️

    It is not allowed the entry of other people who are not Workawayers. It is forbidden to smoke, consume drugs, and excessive alcoholic beverages.

    The Workawayers must have his sleeping and necessary equipment to sleep in the camping area.
    The Workawayers agrees to respect all workers and been proactive to support and cooperate.

    It is forbidden to copy all or part of the recipes that are made at here

    Samaipata is ideal for nature lovers, we have different attractions like Condor hike, El Fuerte Ruins, La Pajcha Waterfall, Amboró Park, The Elbow of the Andes, and many others. In the main square you can also find different options to eat and drink, meet new people. We have different restaurants and the local market is also a great way to find other food we do not produce.

  • 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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Host ref number: 289785782297