Enjoy tons of paths to discover, a huge young community of people who transferred here to live in Faja Grande, Azores, Portugal



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    I live in the middle of Atlantic Ocean and this island is full of green and incredible paths, seven lakes and a huge sight from every top of the island. It breaths!! It's green so much you wonder how life is still so incredible to discover! One can go hiking and find incredible plants because of the several microclimates that are present on the west and south of the island. It' green, wet, silent where you can have a perfect immersion in this incredible nature. Lava pools on our costal plain makes the ocean accessible with the many fish population present in our archipelago.
    I moved here some years ago falling in love with this place and run a guesthouse after having travelled all around doing reportages and knowing people of the world. I needed a place to rest, and when did discover this place, I felt it was...

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Elderly Companionship
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

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    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Anyone who arrives in this island falls in love with it. It is like a kind of your nature reset, feeling the most beautiful aspect of our life. There are tons of paths to discover, and a huge young community of people who transferred here to live. It will make you think of what life is.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

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    I need in my guesthouse help to keep clean everyday the common spaces and in rotation five rooms of the guesthouse starting in the morning (few hours), with a routine list of 'to do'. Very easy. In addition I have my mother 90 yrs old, she is autonomous but very slow and needs some care, checking on what she's doing in certain hours, and when I don't have time, to walk with her next to the sea.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Portuguese: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    You will have your room where there's a bunk bed, really comfortable. The bathroom is downstair. Of course living in my house, meals are included. I will take care of picking volunteers up at the airport and provide them driving when needed, I also have another car that if needed could be used. Upstairs there's a computer and a TV (mostly the time off) and tons of books (always on) where you will know most of the unknown. The few hours I ask for hosting you should not be considered to be paid because it really reflects the concept of 'au pair', What could be considered a pay could be the hours after the 2 daily hours, and they could occur some days a week taking care of something else or with the care of my old mother. The last volunteers I have had did not pretend a pay, but I did pay for them some excursions and activities. When it is all clear in our eyes, everything could be just much better. I will consider volunteers that could stay more than a month.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    3 hours a day, some day 1 hour more, 5 days a week

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