Our Hostel has just opened on isla fuerte, located on the north coast of Colombia. The island paradise is great for surfing, fishing, snorkelling or just chilling in our water front bar.
We are a mixed group of internationals friends. The hostel has a strong social and environmental focus, we work along side the afro community. Besides the hostel, we also have a restaurant, bar and a surf shack rental.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Our place is the main sponsor of a local social project where our volunteers can interact with the Afro Colombian community teaching English or learning Spanish, traditional dances and customs.
We are looking for 1 or 2 people to help with reception work, this person should have experience working in a start up or running a hostel.
We are also needing help at the bar with a morning shift, this person should have basic Spanish and English.
Somebody in maintenance would be great, with construction experience.
Creative people are important in our family as well, then we are also looking for volunteers with abilities in the management of social media or artistic flare.
In addition to these things we are looking for anyone with a green thumb that can help us setting up our small organic farm.
About the condition of the volunteering program, we offer accommodation and food (one meal) for maximium 5 hours of work a day, Bar has a discount price of 500 pesos an item and we accept volunteers for no longer than 3 weeks (if you wish to stay longer, we can talk it on the way!).
Finally, we have a very chilled work environment here so we are looking for somebody that want to be part of the family and work together as a team... and of course! someone that want to have fun doing it! :-)
there will be plenty of time for surfing, paddle boarding, snorkelling, island walks. we are are a very social bunch and all enjoy passing the afternoons on the water or with cocktail and some good music.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week