My name is Joaquin, I have 3 daughters, (Victoria 19, Sofia 17 and Francisca 14), Victoria & Sofia that live with me in Santiago.
I am fun of my daughters, training and traveling around the world. I own company related to my passion, Ski Guides and a Ski Rental Shop. This Shop is located at the main access road to ski areas, such as Valle Nevado, La Parva and El Colorado. Our season operates from mid May to midd September, during the month of June, July and August I need 6 volunteers. In May and September I need two persons, or 4 depending what is going on in the shop and house. During the winter season we appreciate multilingual, in english, spanish, french and portugues.
From this August 2020, I plan to open the lekkarPoint shop with organic natural juices, a meeting point where adventurers start their journey... bikes and mountain equipment will be offered as rental gear...
Our Ski Rental Shop (May to September 2020) is not running due uncertain circumstances related to covid-19 at this moment, so we are very timid with workaway enrollment, but we are we are trying our best, and there will be always something to do in the garden and with general house maintenance, housekeeping, cooking, painting, keep organize and clean.
I always prefer couples who could stay from one (1) ++ to three (3) months ++ with us, so they get familiar with the house and my family. We offer great accommodation and benefits to go skiing the mountain during winter or hiking in the mountains the rest of the year...
We also have one big friendly Riesenschnauzer (dog) Titan.... We eat very healthy, mostly vegetarian.
The general and special duties at home are the daily keep you doing, but a very important factor in this experience, is the relation and interaction with my family, everybody need to be confortable, my daughters, myself and an appropriate family dynamic. We are not a place to sleep and eat for work, we value very much a rich interaction and we had most of the time achieve the goal, we love and support 100% WorkAway and this organization...
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
During WINTER time, you will learn new skills at the Rental shop, interactive with tourist, specially Brazilians, Americans & Europeans, of course Chileans as well. Language practice, skiing, snowboarding and a great place to visit. During the SUMMER time, more garden maintenance and housekeeping....
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We look for assistance at the ski shop, help the clients with the rentals, costumers service, adjust ski equipment (...) and also general maintenance at home. We offer room and board, free use of rental equipment, 15% lift ticket discount for Valle Nevado ski resort and when possible a low season ski pass....
double bed rooms, super comfortable!, we offer room & board.
Volunteers would be next to all Santiago cultural & entertainment possibility, also with straight access to all ski areas from home, as it is a regular bus stop and only way in-out to reach the ski areas. During the hight winter season, volunteers need to stay at least 1 month during June, July, August and September.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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