Join our beachfront and eco-friendly gym in Koh Phangan, Thailand

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Thailand

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    17/11/2020

 
  2020 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello Workaway’ers!

    We are located in beautiful Koh Phangan Thailand. We are a family run hostel/beach club recently re-branded into a fitness club. Our doors just opened for business New Years 2020 and we are recruiting for some awesome individuals to help bring this place to life.

    We partnered up with a Beach Club to bring this new gym concept to life. Most of our equipment is made out of wood and recycled material all sourced from Koh Phangan but with a dash of modern traditional gym equipment that we obviously had to order from the main land.

    Oh and the best part, it’s a complete beach front gym. And if the beach front wasn’t good enough, it’s also a sunset hotspot each and every evening.

    But these views and beautiful location couldn’t be achieved without the help of our partner with their amazing property that can host 100+ guests from private bungalows to large and small dorms. There is also a restaurant and bar on site just a sea shell throw away from the gym.

    Currently we employ around 10 local staff to work the kitchen, bar and property. However, our fitness staff are all foreign workers bringing that extra power and creativity to the team.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers can benefit from eating clean, training dirty, learning new or practicing old healthy habits, sharing skills with fellow travelers, meeting wonderful people from all around the world, daily beach front views, and being engulfed in the wonderful Thai culture with all of its flavor as it surrounds you. Oh and learning to cook a variety or Thai and Burmese menu options.

  • Help

    Help

    -Seeking multiple positions

    •Gym staff/trainers, yoga, PT, meditation, massage.

    •photo/video person, need someone to make daily/weekly content for social media and website

    •social media/marketing, someone who can engage and manage Facebook and IG accounts as well as engage clients to remember to tag us when posting on social.

    •event planning, someone who can help create fun events for the gym to boost promotion and awareness.

    •woodworking builder (as our gym is made of wood and needs constant love and improvements) , seeking someone who can build stands for weights and equipment, general maintenance and upkeep.

    •gardener, seeking someone wit gardening skills to help bring the gym to life with some plants and decor and maintain our eco vibes

    •brand ambassadors, seeking fun energetic, social, hype kind of people to hit the streets and recruit clients to come to the gym. From giving out free day passes to flyers and of course promoting any day event we may be hosting.

    •fit people who want to workout and take photos as their sole job and duty, basically seeking people to workout on the beach all day and take photos and post to social media and give appearance that the gym is full and welcoming to come train and have some fun in the sun.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Burmese: Fluent
    Thai: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Our staff will be staying in either one of our lovely big 20 bed dorms with guests or if preferred in one of our smaller 6 bed staff rooms.

    Our dorms are very elegantly decorated and honestly more comfortable than the bunk beds in smaller dorm staff rooms. However if privacy is more a concern then the bunk beds are not a bad option.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Koh Phangan is a magical island with lots to do and see! Rent a motorbike for a few bucks and explore the island. Visit some awesome bars/clubs around the island. Go party until the sun rises at the world-famous Full Moon Parties, plus more parties that go on weekly. Hike some beautiful trails in the mountains. Find remote beaches with stunning views. Windsurfing and stand up paddling right next to us.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 575973856748