Looking for sustainably minded people to help set up our new house in Midigama, Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka

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  • Description

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    Hey!

    May 2020 UPDATE:

    We have recently moved into our new house where we are hoping to create a co-live/ work space. While we’re taking this time to slowly put things together,’it would be great having help to do so and have a communal vibe :)

    If you’re in the district of Weligama/ Ahangama and able to come help we will happily give you a private room while staying with us.

    Looking for sustainably minded people that want to do good things for the planet :)

    VERY IMPORTANT TO NOTE: We have dogs & cats so our volunteers MUST LOVE ANIMALS and be comfortable to help with the not so fun jobs that go with them - feed them and pick up their "mess" once in a while.

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    STAY SAFE & TRAVEL RESPONSIBLY


    We have a small homestay located in the south Coast which is just a couple of minutes walk from some amazing beaches/ surf breaks and a quick 10 minute bus/scooter ride to multiple other surf breaks for beginners and intermediates. The town is mega chilled; the locals are friendly and the scenery is beautiful.

    We are very passionate about the environment & animal welfare and hope to be part of growing sustainable tourism here through leading by example and giving back to the community. Along with running our homestay we are part of a growing community called Good Market which we are working on a project with to help build eco tourism.

    We are currently looking for people to help us with:

    Social media- You love taking photos/ video and creating content for Instagram/ Facebook and may have experience with maintaining a website

    Sustainability- we are trying to inspire our community with our efforts to maintain a sustainable home and look for people to help bring change to our surrounding area

    Creative & social- it’s great to have creative good people around to boost the vibe and help bring new life to the place :)

    If this sounds like it would suit you then we would love to hear from you! Please send me a message and we can take it from there.

    NOTE: It is illegal to work or volunteer with a tourist visa in Sri Lanka- we are not looking for workers, we are looking for new friends to come help our house and our community becomes a better place :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    -Ideal location in the middle of the south coast of Sri Lanka
    -Be part of an amazing local community, live beside a temple and learn about Sri Lankan culture

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for chill, friendly, creative people that believe in the environment and can help us create a welcoming home that is sustainable through recycling initiatives, upcycling and working with the local community to integrate.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    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

    Accommodation

    A bed in one of our dorms

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We feel we can give pretty good recommendations on where to go/ what to do based on the persons travelling interests. This country has so much to offer and we hope to help make your trip memorable

  • 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 only have space for one volunteer but we do have a room available for rent for long term and feel our space is perfect for digital nomads :) Please message us for more info on prices.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    5 hours/ day, 5 days week









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