New hostel on Isla Fuerte on the north coast of Colombia looking for a hand

Country

Colombia

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    06/05/2021

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 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    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.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Language practice
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    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.

  • Help

    Help

    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! :-)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Dormitory

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    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.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week




Host ref number: 438537399741