Help out around our guesthouse in the Dominican Republic

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  • Description

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    BEACH GUESTHOUSE OPERATION INTERNSHIP

    Description

    Casa Delfin is pleased to announce the opening of internships in a B&B/ guesthouse hotel located in Las Terrenas, Samana Dominican Republic, for college seniors and graduate students in the areas of hospitality and tourism and related fields. The objective of the internship is to involve the intern in the various operational areas of the hotel.

    Under the supervision, training and support of the hotel owners, the intern will have the opportunity to learn how to manage each of the areas of the hotel: rooms, food and beverage and general administration. The intern will familiarize him / herself with the operations of the hotel through an orientation program.

    The ideal candidate must show interest in understanding the operations of a small hotel located in Nort – Eastern of the Dominican Republic. The intern must get involved in the operations of each of the three aforementioned areas. The internship offers the opportunity to work for a period of 25 - 35 hours a week closed to one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic.

    All applicants must have basic knowledge of Spanish and French and are willing to improve them. Students who are fluent in languages other than English and Spanish will have to be assessed individually. But in the end is all in your personality and attitude!

    The internship will provide the students the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge and to develop their professional skills. At the end of the internship, interns will have acquired experience in areas of a hotel, which will add value to their resumes.

    Project profile: Contribute to the development of the operating activities of a company in the hotel industry

    Start Time: flexible
    End time: flexible
    Duration: +6 months

    Responsibilities

    • Take guest reservations correctly and courteously via phone and email;
    • Greet guests promptly and courteously (check-in, check-out, personal information, rooms, luggage, security);
    • Collect money from the guest;
    • Ensure the cleanliness and order (exterior, lobby, rooms, terrace, etc.);
    • Monitor the need for maintenance, repairs or refurbishing, ensuring that the necessary work is carried out;
    • Verify the supplies of the hotel and make sure to have them (cleaning products, sheets, towels, toilet paper, etc.)
    • Housekeeping when necessary;
    • Assist the housekeeper with the cleaning if necessary;
    • Carry errand for the hotel;
    • Assist the owner in any other request of activities;


    Requirements
    •Outgoing and open-minded
    •Experience in planning, reporting, and supervising staff would be an asset
    •Demonstrated ability to promote effective relations with customer’s
    •Strong team building and interpersonal skills
    •Capacity to work both as a leader and within a multi-disciplinary team and independently
    •Ability to work responsibly with minimal supervision
    Skills
    Required - Basic Spanish
    Preferred - Social Media, Basic French

    We offer accommodation with kitchen, electricity, internet, water. In some cases an stipendum.

    We are looking for someone who committed at least one months to a year.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Help

    Help

    Painter, muralists, Graphic designer, Dutch teacher, Bike mechanics, electricians, cooking, etc.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Room with bathroom and kitchen, 30 mts from the beach

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Snorkel, go to the beach, volunteer, surf, kitesurf, hiking, beach activities, diving, etc.

  • 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?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

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


Host ref number: 669275786981