We run 25 bedroom guest house. The guest house is run by myself and my business partner. We both left Europe fours years ago to start business.
The guest house is located is small island called Diu. It is one of the least populated island in India. It is known for its beautiful beaches and Portuguese artichecture.
we have lots of tourists during Indian holiday season and also foreign tourists starting from September until March.
we also have farm in Gujarat and some of our guest have volunteered to work at farm too.
Travellers will learn new cultures and get insight into how various communities live harmoniously with each other. Traveller can also learn local languages.
Your main role will be at the guest house however we have 25 acres of farm land where we grow cotton and have cows. If you are interested then you can also experience the rural life of India living with the local family at farm house. As a volunteer you will get to learn how rural people manage their lives with basic necessities. You will also get chance to learn new recipes.
We also get our volunteers to participate in local festivities and programmes depending on the time and duration of stay. Volunteer will get to learn how different festivities are celebrated and its diversity.
We need volunteer to help us with day to day running of business such as managing reception, room service. Volunteer should be multi tasking and be calm under pressure. We get diverse customers from different communities speaking different languages. Volunteer should mix with people from various backgrounds.
We also need volunteers to work at our farm. Volunteers will help in growing plants, giving water, fertiliser and removing grass. Volunteers will get chance to interact with people from various backgrounds and also has chance to learn about their culture. Nearby the farm there are some beautiful and historic places which volunteer can explore.
English, Gujarati, Hindi, Portuguese, Spanish
We will provide basic accommodation and vegetarian food.Each meal will be freshly prepared at family home or at the guest house. There is a mineral water plant at the guest house,fresh mineral water is freely available throughout your stay. The room will be single bedroom with ensuite and will have fan.
During their time off volunteers can explore island and near by places such as Sasan Gir in Gujarat. There are also local sights which they can explore.
We occasionally take foreign tourist for local sight seeing in the nearby areas as they unaware of the off tracks tourist sites which are not mentioned in the tourist guide. As a volunteer you will also get chance to see these off track tourist sites.
If volunteer do not want to do anything during their time off then he/she can go to beautiful beache and enjoy the sun and sea.
If you are interested in volunteering us then you can email us and before you commit to this placement we can also arrange chat over what's app or viber.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE A NO ALCOHOL, NO DRUGS POLICY.
VOLUNTEERS MUST DRESS MODESTLY AND FOLLOW THE CULTURAL NORMS AT ALL TIMES DURING THEIR STAY WITH US.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week