Off-grid Yoga retreat in Honaunau in Hawaii! USA


United States

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  • Description


    Our full time caretaker position just became available!! it could open to someone to train as soon as travel opens again and serious work will begin soon after the training period for the right person(s)

    We are unfortunately closed due to the corona virus and will update our eligibility and needs as soon as possible. Be safe and keep the dream alive to travel, grow , learn and be of service !! we have plans for normal 2019-2020 and hope to be looking for seasonal helpers after about august/september?? Watch for an update of our needs and contact us anytime!! Aloha!!!!

    We are an off grid yoga and adventure oceanfront retreat in Hawaii.
    we are not a farm. Tropical gardening and island life style experience is a plus !!

    seasonal position ( can become long term , returning seasonally !!)
    Kitchen help; chef or chef's helper and possible light cleaning needed for Hawaii fall, winter, and spring months. this position is seasonal and can open up to more possibilities in the future for the "right fit" applicants.
    All workers are involved in daily composting , healthy life style , and sustainable living practices. all lodging is beach style and close to nature.
    We will respond to eligible candidates as soon as possible !!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    workers will have time to play and also time to learn how to host groups in a natural ocean front outdoor setting and to 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. 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 .

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

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    we are a beachfront, off grid , yoga retreat . we host groups , and guests . hard work and serious play time. not a 9 to 5 job. need motivated hard working helper(s) who also know how to enjoy a tropical beach environment. we are remote and not urban oriented. seasonally we may need chef or chef's helper with some light cleaning and organizational responsibilities. When we do not have need for meal preparation the staff helps to maintain gardens , with building projects, landscaping , maintenance , composting, and also to offer general support in areas of expertise that may be needed.

    Our full time caretaker position just opened again ...and we are accepting applicants

    Our retreat needs responsible maintenance and repair person. Skills necessary include: electrical, plumbing, wood working, carpentry, mechanical, gardening … MacGyver! If a
    Couple; additional skills may include: kitchen/meal prep, and/or cleaning skills, gardening; organizational, computer. Remote, off grid (solar power). Beach lifestyle. Private sleeping bungalow, shared kitchen, community environment. Retreat environment is drug, alcohol, and tobacco free. Motivated and positive attitude, Physically able, Good listener. Training period as necessary to apply skills to tropical environment and vision of our home/retreat. Potential to take on additional managerial position over time. Full-time and/or seasonal, i.e. full schedule high season; less responsibility low season. Time to schedule travel or down time. 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, plus pay and additional benefits commensurate with level of experience, positive attitude ,and level of commitment and good “fit”! Very open living spaces and close to nature. Simple comfort. Immediate opening.

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Intermediate
    Indonesian: Intermediate
    Quechua: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    screened in sleeping hale , staff kitchen , and bath area . bed, bedding , towels , etc.
    drug, alcohol, and tobacco free environment .

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    plenty of beach time. occasional outings, snorkeling out the door, day hikes along coast, we are in a historic local fishing area. semi remote, only 3-4 neighbors. not a farm and not "in town" . Opportunity to explore between work shifts and groups. fun, healthy , outdoor work environment. must be community oriented, neat, and have work ethic. truck available to caretaker for work related travel. kitchen and seasonal staff will have transportation to adventures and town on occasion.

  • 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

    24/7 but not working all of these hours (not more than 40hrs a week) . lots of free time and multiple days/weeks off.

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Host ref number: 358655324754