Learn about Slovenian culture in beautiful Bled, join us and help at our family hotel in Bled, Slovenia

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family hotel in Bled, Slovenia

    Our team is a mix of people who have become friends, while others have become a part of our family…
    Our group combines its knowledge, skills, energy and experience.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    For the volunteers, we hope to create an enriching environment for you to learn new skills, in the family hotel. Through the activities you will learn abot Slovenia, Slovenian culture, Slovenian food, about gardening and leisure, so we hope you enjoy all that the area has to offer!

    In addition, we provide the opportunity to take different courses and workshops, which come in handy both at work and in your future life. Free of charge of course...

    EXTRA BENEFITS:
    - beautiful surrounding to be discovered
    - free tours and activities trials

  • Help

    Help

    HELP
    -Welcoming guests and explaining them basic informations about Slovenia, Bled, about excursions on the country side, answering their questions.
    -Organizing sports activities
    -Organizing themed evenings about the country you come from
    -Help out with our vegetable garden
    -Picking fruit and vegetables and processing them into jam, cake or salad dishes.
    -Setting up fun corners for kids (water wall, mud kitchen, barefoot path, sensory playground)
    -Renovations of the garden houses
    - Promoting activities
    - Maintaining equipment
    - Help with events or programs
    - Guiding
    - Teambuilding
    -Language classes for our guests
    For our language classes would be nice if you speek english and dutch and we will teach you slovene in exchange.


    Days and schedules will vary depending on the tasks that you are assigned to, so flexibility is an important quality and extra effort is appreciated. If you decide to volunteer with us for a longer period, we will provide more specific training according to your work assignments.

    To avoid misunderstandings, confusion or other feelings which might spoil your experience, we are open to clear, honest and respectful communication.

    LANGUAGES SPOKEN
    Slovene, Dutch, English, German, Croatian

    IN RETURN FOR YOUR HELP, WE OFFER:
    -Free accommodation in staff room (sharing with another workers from our camp and the hotel)
    -Food: Free meals
    -Free wifi etc

    PERIOD: We need volunteers mainly in the high season
    MINIMUM STAY: 8 WEEKS
    Maximum of 25 hours a week.

    We will take 1 or 2 volunteers for the high season.

    According to Slovenian law policy we can only host EU citizens !!

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Croatian: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Volunteers will stay in one of our shared staff room which is in the hotel. The food , breakfast and dinner, will be provided in the hotel restaurant. For the lunch you can get a lunch package. You can wash and dry the clothing at the camping. It costs 5€ per washing.

    Non smoking inside and during the work is a pre-condition

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Slovenia. Beautiful small country, with only 2 million inhabitants. Nice country to visit, nice country to explore. Bled is one of the most beautifull places to see and no.1 attraction for the most of the tourist visiting Slovenia. That is why is very chalenging to work in the surrounding like that.
    You can go for an easy or a longer hike and since Slovenia is such a small country, you can drive from one side to the other in less than a day. In about an hour you can be at the Postojna caves, one of the most amazing caves in Europe and in about two hours you can be at the Slovenian seaside and visit medieval cities like Piran.Bled is 50 minute drive from the capital city of Slovenia, approx. 40 minute drive from Jože Pučnik airport, 20 minutes drive from the biggest glaciar lake of Bohinj and many other nature wonders of Slovenia.

    In your free time you have a lot of possibilities to explore: swimming (lake, river), canyoning, canoeing, trekking, rafting, paragliding, fishing, visiting the most beautifull sightseeing spots of Slovenia: Ljubljana the capital, world famous Postojna caves, Bohinj glacier lake, Predjama castel, and 1000 things more.... There is availible public transportation, bike.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

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


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