We are an 11-room, eco guest house with a small vegetable farm on the river just outside of the city center. We are located in a quiet neighborhood, close to the trail heads of various hiking trails, and just five minutes by taxi from the city center, for shopping and great local and international cuisine. this place was built and continues to run on eco-conscious principles with recycling, rain-water filtration, low-energy fixtures, home-made breakfasts and snacks, local natural soap and an organic farm.
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Volunteers will benefit from living in the beautiful surroundings of Banos, Ecuador; interacting with guests, practicing (or improving) Spanish language skills as well as learning the ins and outs of running a successful eco guest house.
We are looking for child-friendly volunteers to help with guest relations, general housework as well as various improvement projects - building a fence, tiling and painting a balcony, maintaining the garden/farm in the mornings as well as some childcare (9 and 3). Experience and interest in farming/gardening, construction/carpentry and childcare would be a plus.
You will have a private bedroom with bathroom. breakfast included. Volunteers will have access to a full guest kitchen and use of all of the common ares of the house: family room, dining area, patio with hammock swings and balcony with hammock.
Volunteers will have afternoons and evenings free to explore Banos and enjoy hiking, biking, zip-lining, canyoning, rafting, puenting, swings and other local attractions. We are seeking volunteers 25+, English speakers (Spanish helpful). Singles and couples welcome.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
5 days/week, 5 hours/day
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