We will begin the search for a long term caretaker. The position will become available by spring or mid summer 2022 .
We are an off grid yoga and adventure oceanfront retreat in Hawaii.
we are not a farm.
Other seasonal positions:
we are also in need of a seasonal kitchen manger and chef. this position can morph into the oversight of our home when we are away and be sure it is clean and taken care of ; flowers changed, rooms kept clean and possibly some gardening. When we host groups mostly in our winter season the home manager would become a full time chef and kitchen manager. it is ideal that one person or a couple can take on this important position; however we may have an overseer/caretaker year round and a chef /kitchen manager seasonally ? we also take on one-3 seasonal helpers for the kitchen . High season is normally our winter fall , winter and spring months
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
time to play and also time to learn how to host groups in a natural ocean front outdoor setting and learn to live a sustainable healthy lifestyle with the rhythms of the sun . plenty of beach time. possible to learn to surf, kayak, SUP, plenty of snorkeling, beach time, sunsets!! . exposure to yoga practice and wholistic meal preparation. healthy outdoor lifestyle . Opportunity to explore the Big Island of Hawaii, seasonal community living. learn to maintain and operate a family run off grid home/retreat. emphasis on sustainable building practices, solar electricity. outdoor , active, close to nature .
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we are a beachfront, off grid home/retreat . we currently need a person to manage our home. Responsibilities include maintaining the daily operation of our home and keep all rooms clean and take care of plants and offer some garden help. trouble shoot possible repairs and work with the caretaker to remedy . When we are on island the manager would help us with continued home care, cleaning and gardening.
a long term caretaker able to care for gardens and landscaping , construction skills, wood working , plumbing, electric , basic drip irrigation , maintenance , mechanical skills .
When we host guests and groups we need one or 2 chefs and kitchen manager . the ideal would be a chef who can also be our home maintenance person when there are no groups/guests are present on the land.
seasonal short term kitchen helpers and room cleaners ; 1-3 people seasonally .
Experience a Remote, off grid (solar power),Beach lifestyle.
Caretaker and Manager/chef have Private sleeping bungalow. they also have shared kitchen, community environment.
Short term staff have private or possible shared sleeping rooms plus shared kitchen and community space; wifi .
All meals are provided while we are hosting groups. Private staff kitchen and food provided when no groups are being hosted.
Motivated and positive attitude, Physically able, Good listeners. Training period as necessary to apply skills to tropical environment and vision of our home/retreat.
Full-time staff able to schedule long periods of down time and travel. Short term seasonal helpers have daily beach time and adventure opportunities. Must be comfortable in a small Hawaiian beach community environment and like island and tropical climate and weather. Simple healthy lifestyle. walk to beach, simple outdoor living. Strong work ethic and commitment. Must be presentable and hold positive energy for other workers and groups/guests/students/visitors. Work exchange, wifi, most personal needs provided. Additional pay and additional benefits available beyond work trade for long term staff commensurate with level of experience, positive attitude ,and level of commitment and good “fit”!
Very open, and yet private; living spaces and close to nature. Simple comfort. Immediate openings. we are not town oriented. we are rural.
private sleeping bungalows for long term caretaker and home/kitchen manager. , possible private or shared sleeping arrangements for short term seasonal help. Possible private wall tent for short term helpers during busy winter months if we have a need for a short term temporary helper.
staff kitchen , meals or food , private staff bath/shower area . bedding , towels , wifi , etc.
drug, alcohol, and tobacco free environment .
opportunity to explore , lots of beach time, work vehicle for caretaker , healthy living environment , healthy balance of personal time and staff/community time as well. Old Hawaii atmosphere removed from town , but opportunity to visit the city; not for urban oriented workers.
Sunday farmers market , and national historic park to hike to along the coast. best snorkeling on the island. staff included in many guest island adventures. able to harvest some local fruit seasonally !! coconuts, mangos, papayas, star fruit, opportunity to help in the gardens. Occasional group projects. Sustainable living experience.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
24/7 but not working all of these hours
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