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Help us with some fresh ideas for our eco-hostel in Quepos, Costa Rica

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  2024 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    Now confirming July 20 - August 31st
    SEO Specialist or Permaculturist is a plus

    Hello, Workawayers! Come live life the to fullest in Costa Rica. I am looking for volunteers to help me at my hotel in Quepos, Costa Rica. We are looking to make some positive changes to our hotel and we need some new energy in the building. This person(s) should have a strong commitment to better living and be inspired by passion and purpose.

    We want new fresh ideas, lots of smiles, and somebody who likes to leave communities better than when they found them. Our goal is to build meaningful connections with others while guiding our guests to life-changing experiences. Do you have that positive radiant energy? Are you passionate about hospitality, travel, wellness, environmental health, or business? Are you eager to travel and immerse yourself in another language and culture?

    If you answered yes to any of the above, this opportunity could be for you! (This is a minimum 6-week commitment and we only accept two volunteers at a time).

    To Apply for this position please send us a message with the following information:

    Dates you wish to join us:
    Are your dates flexible:
    What is your level of English and Spanish language:
    Are your flights already booked?
    Do you have any special skills or certifications that could be a benefit to our hotel? (yoga? breathwork? wellness? videography? photography? cooking? gardening? social media management? artist? fitness?

    Here are the projects we need help with:
    Wellness Program
    Yoga
    Boot Camp instruction
    Gardening
    Social media marketing
    Art/Design
    Create eco-projects
    Blogging
    Cooking
    Reception

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    Hospitality/Tourism
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    This is an immersive experience!

    Learn about eco-tourism and sustainable business development!
    Get hands-on experience in organic farming, social media, marketing, guest services, health retreat production, website development, logistics, and more.
    Surround yourself with an eco-friendly and health-conscious community
    Brush up on your Spanish speaking in the heart of beautiful Quepos/Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.

    Perks:
    Amazing Environment
    Surrounded by Nature
    New experience/New Friends
    Have the time of your life
    2 days off per week!! (Explore the rest of the country)
    Breakfast is included
    Lunches or dinners included
    Discounts on tours
    Free access to the laundry area
    Free use of communal kitchens
    Private volunteer room
    Shared bathroom (two volunteers share one bathroom)

  • Help

    Help

    You will assist our local staff which includes two maids, a full-time receptionist, and our general manager.
    We ask you to be available for 5 half-days per week of 4-5 hours, AM or PM 7am-12pm or 3pm-8pm . We require a minimum of intermediate Spanish-speaking level for this position as you will be asked to check in guests and give a hotel tour in Spanish. Volunteers must have confident speaking skills but your Spanish does NOT need to be perfect.

    Help receptionist with Check-ins/ Check Outs
    Promote adventure Tours
    Be there for any guest needs
    Work on projects at the hotel
    Blogging
    Social Media Marketing

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Stay in Quepos, Costa Rica. You will receive a small private room in our hotel. The volunteer rooms are small but private and the bathroom is shared with one other volunteer (private volunteer bathroom). We are located just 15-minutes walking from central Quepos and surrounded by panoramic mountain views. The hotel offers amazing tranquility and lively common areas where guests from around the world meet for a taste of worldly culture and good vibes. This is easily one of the top lodging options in Quepos Costa Rica.

    All bathrooms have warm water showers with free towels. All beds include fresh linens that are changed regularly. Rooms are small with ceiling fans and you have access to washing machines once a week.

    In addition, it has two very spacious common terraces with hammocks surrounded by panoramic mountain views where you can relax, enjoy your morning coffee, or listen to music in the evening. Our refreshing pool is a great place to cool off and offers another amazing place to relax.

    Volunteers will have breakfast and lunch provided daily.

    Volunteers also receive discounts on all tours and excursions in the area.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During your time off head to Manuel Antonio beach (One of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Or go visit the nearby national park and immerse yourself in a true jungle experience. Our hotel is located in a beautiful farm area called "Finca Los Alfaro". The Alfaro farm area is well known for its striking beauty while being close to Quepos. You will like that we a short 15-minute walk to the marina and our newest park, where you can watch the local fishing and tour boats going in and out. You can visit our local farmers market every Friday and Saturday in front of our new marina. There you can try some of our unique fruits and sample home-baked pastries.

  • 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

    Have a digital nomad job? Use our co-work space that has high-speed internet and desks where you can work.

  • 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: 487429782364

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