Help with internet and social media in an authentic Bedouin Camp in Wadi Rum, Jordan

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  • Last activity: 4 Jul 2024



 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks



  • Description


    Hi and welcome my friends!

    I am Khalid, 32 years old and I run a Bedouin camp in the Wadi Rum desert since 2019. We belong to a Bedouin family from Wadi Rum where our ancestors lived for centuries. We enjoy living in the desert and would like to invite you to our homeland and share this experience with you.

    My camp is located in a peaceful and quiet corner of the Wadi Rum protected area, far from the light pollution of the village so we have an amazing night sky. There are 12 tents in the camp and a big dining tent in the middle where you can enjoy the breeze from the mountains and the incredible view of open desert. I have a local employee who helps me with organizing the camp, cleaning the tents and cooking.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We want you to feel at home and welcome you as a member of our family. I will teach you dancing and singing in Bedouin style. You can learn Arabic. If you stay for a longer period, i can teach you driving 4*4 jeep in the desert. Besides, you can learn many interesting aspects of Bedouin culture and how they live in the desert.

  • Help


    What we need at the camp:
    - Volunteers who can work with the internet. For example, managing the bookings platforms (incl communication with guests through email or WhatsApp) and posting in social media.
    - Welcoming our guests and helping them to feel at home
    Besides, I am interested in language exchange, I can teach you Arabic and you help me tio improve my English.
    I am flexible with timing and have high speed internet in the camp all day long. So, you can plan your days freely and enjoy visiting the attractions in Wadi Rum besides a couple of hours working in the camp.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Arabic: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    I can offer a private traditional tent (look at the pictures) with private or shared bathroom and showers depending on the availability. If the weather is good you can join me in wild camping tours and sleep under the desert sky or just to You can eat (three times a day) with our guests in the camp or when in the village, with my family. If you have special diets let me know and we provide suitable food for you.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your free time, you can go hiking, participate in one of our jeep tours or go for camel riding in the sunset. In the evenings, we gather around the fire place with other guests and enjoy drinking Bedouin tea, singing and dancing in Bedouin style and I tell you stories about my family.
    I will provide free transportation to the village and camp. When we don't have guests, I can give you a ride to Aqaba to enjoy the city vibes and the beach.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have high speed wifi everywhere in the camp.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 458895548546

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