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I am a retired financial adviser from the states now living and working in Ecuador. At our former hotel property which is in the early stages of demolition, we are operating a successful beachfront bar/restaurant on one of the most beautiful surfing beaches in all of Ecuador. We are preferably looking for volunteer COUPLE to help out with lots of cleaning and other tasks. Are you a chalkboard artist? A handy creative carpenter? Please come and bring your skills!
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
The province of Manabi has many cultural attractions in the area. Agua Blanca and Picoche, for example, have ongoing archeological digs. Panama hat weaving demonstrations are nearby. Artisanal fishing villages are everywhere, and workawayers have been know to ride along with a fishing crew to help and learn the art, and to score a portion of the catch!
Cleaning, and carpentry skills, paint murals and signs, help with the marketing of the bar and restaurant, designing brochures, business cards, etc. Oh, and we also need artists for chalkboard sign work in the bar. Bring your skills!
One of the rooms at the hotel will be provided to volunteers and the use of a kitchen. Location is directly on the beach. Meals will be the volunteer's responsibility but a kitchen will be available for cooking and the veggie/fruit truck visits the hotel twice per week.
Walk the beach (Cayo is a 45 minute beach walk away), surf, play billiards at the hotel, venture by bus or moto-taxi to restaurants, shopping, other villages and sites nearby, etc. Whale watching, snorkeling, Island Plata island tours, etc.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
15 hours per week