Help wanted at our bungalow resort: communication/Yoga/art&design/gardening in Thailand




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    We are a bungalows resort, a restaurant, a thai cooking school, a yoga shala. A thai cultural center in project with training for art, language, permaculture and more yoga.

    Our resort team is very attached to local roots, we stain to preserve the 10 years ago Thailand style, a Thailand a bit reckless, naive, not always well organized but very human. A smiling Thailand, which seeks pleasure in the details of everyday life, which is attached to its roots, its culture, which fully assumes what it is without really worrying about the big world.

    In our bubble, our little world, we use very little cement, chemicals, Western music, we focus on human more than efficiency …. we are trying to preserve this territory of the progress of mass tourism, of a logic of profitability any case.

    Very concerned about our environment, we develop our land in permaculture, we try to use organic products that we sometimes « home made », sometimes with visitors, we take great care of all the greenery around and try to make our garden a poetic walk.

    Very active in the local community, we participate and are force of proposals for a set of fields. Respect for local architecture, urban planning, sustainable development, cleanings of the island logic, the systems of wastewater treatment, solidarity between us, the party and donations to temples ….

    What we want to share with visitors, this is a place where there is meeting of cultures, interculturality, where people think with us, or arranges meeting times around game, sport, artistic creation, dance …. This is a place where people feel comfortable with each other and shall exchange easily at the end … a place where tourists can actually experience things with local people, meet this Thailand that we love and feel deeply.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Help with Eco project
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    This is a community. All the staff work and live here, so you'll feel the thai rythm and you're free to exchange with them, as they are usualy happy to share.

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    Note: We receive too many emails from volunteers to be able answer everybody; we are sorry about it but we cannot have somebody working full time on this! We answer when the offer matches our needs. If it doesn't, or if we already have volunteers for a mission, we will not answer.

    Volonteers get : access to a kitchen, a washing machine, on site activities, a room in the garden or a bed in the traditionnal house, 30% off at our restaurant and a 15OB/day food budget (sometimes you can get a little bit more for yoga teachers). It means you buy or prepare your own food, you can join with other volonteers to cook or eat in the street.

    OPTION 1 YOGA: Now available almost all year (we are closed from May until September)
    OPTION 2 KIDS CLUB: All year round
    Options 3-11 : From 15 oct-30 March : Not sure for the moment, it will depend on your profile and wishes.
    Option 12 : Not this year

    OPTION 1 : YOGA TEACHER / 1 yoga teachers in low season (15/04-15/10), 2 or 3 in high season. Now the courses are on the deck on the lagoon. 1 or 2 courses/day of 1h/1h30.
    Now we are the main yoga center of the island, our spirit is a blend of spiritual and physical practice.

    OPTION 2 : KIDS' CLUB / 1 or 2 volunteers ideally a French speaker and an English speaker. Please check our separate Workaway profile 'Kids Club Koh Chang' for more details but you can still apply here.

    OPTION 3 : GARDEN & PERMACULTURE / Watering, composting, creating new garden, planting, vertical gardens... And you are also welcome to propose us some projects and creations.

    OPTION 4 : ENGLISH COURSES / we could be happy to receive a volunteer who can teach english to all the people around : all staffs (cambodian and thai), friends of staffs, people from village, why not some kids living around...5h/day could be 3 courses per day with differents level. Need very pedagogy knowledge.

    OPTION 5 : ART
    The concept we have is 1 bungalow/1 artist, we already received more than 15 differents artists to design bungalows.
    Inside and balconny or garden, can be any art, painting, sculpture....the goal is to create a global atmosphear. We can provide a budget to also change lights, furnitures....and we can help for construction of something.
    At first you will have to submit your idea with little draft, and if we ok we choose together when how long and which bungalow.

    OPTION 6 : LAND ART/ STREET ART , We can imagine to mix Organic garden, permaculture and land art, we already did some few installations and are ready to create an "open air land art museum". Only real artist admitt.
    It is also about pannels in the garden to explain plants and some painting in some walls or pillars.

    OPTION 7 : ECO-SYSTEM / is to create water treatment system for the bathroom of your bungalow, using the technique you want, with garden or tank- filter...And then re-use the water for the garden around. We need you to have the knowledge.

    OPTION 8 : Aquaponic fish farming : We already have 5 tanks with baby fish and 10m after a pound for big fishs, between the 2 space, we would like to have vertical garden using water from baby fish in a continuous system. 3 goals : 1° To explain and communicate about this system 2° To grow vegetable 3° To grow fish.
    For this project we will need also a vermicompost to feed the fish.
    If you have some knowledge, let us know and come to join !

    OPTION 9 :
    CARPENTER : We have many ideas of wooden big game for kids and adults to build and at the end decorate with artist to have a kind of natural artistic playground.

    OPTION 10: Communication/ We now have the tools (pics, videos, website...) and nice graphic design but we need some help to promote our place. We need to apply a communication plan, some partnership, we need to study and find the good place to promote on the web, speak on forum, choose the good web network....

    OPTION 11 : Permaculture pannels: we would like to create different panels to explain what mean permaculture and what we do in our place. Can be from art or directly on computer, but we want something beautifull and attractive to sensibilise the people about sustainable development.


    We are looking for yoga instructors for our Yoga Retreat in the beautiful island of Koh Chang, Thailand. This position would be great for travelling teachers.
    We are looking for Yoga instructors in the following styles of Yoga: Ashtanga and Acro Yoga.
    Applicants should have at least 3yrs of yoga practice. Applicants must be certified Yoga Teacher with at least 1 year of teaching experience. You must be able to start on the 8th June, 2018 until the 16th June 2018.
    Please do not apply if you cannot be available during this period.
    Applicants will help with our amazing team and are required to teach one class per day of 60- 90 mins, depending on the class type. All classes must be accessible to all students, meeting each student’s requirements through careful consideration, intuition & solid yogic, practical and anatomical experience.
    This opportunity is on exchange basis.
    We will provide shared accommodation (based on twin share). We will also provide daily healthy breakfast and lunch meals and a small daily budget towards end of day meal. You can participate in some of our retreat activities and discussions.
    High priority will be given to applicants who have prior work experience in Yoga retreats.
    Please send your application with photos of your work and/or links to your website.
    We hope to hear from you soon!
    Please register to see information and specify for this position YOGA RETREAT!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, French, spanich, Thai.

  • Accommodation


    We have a traditionnal thai house to receive volonteers (4 beds)

    We have 2 simple bungalows in the garden

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Here there is the best thai cooking school of the island. In Koh Chang, all is possible : diving, snorkeling, sailing or kayaking, boat to the islands, fishing in the lagoon, jungle trails, swimming pools in resorts, sunday beach volley, biking, parties...

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Around 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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