We are a a Nica and Belgian couple managing an Eco Hotel/Restaurant (with a big swimming pool) in the center of León
Our purpose is to make as much as posible with recycling "stuff"
Also to serve healthy organic homemaid food (as much as possible in Nicaragua)
the hostel is a postive/quiet place tucked away from the noise of Leon, with lots of trees, a garden (where we grow some herbs for our natural juices) We have tried to make everything we can with recycled things.
We want to have a place for travellers to meet,to be mindful of how we treat our Earth, to help us create a postive space, and to be energized about improving our Casa
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
Because we live as a comunity you will learn how to live amongst people of different backgrounds,opinions,beliefs,way of living ect. We cook as a community so you will learn different ways of cooking and how to cook and shop for a big group of people. You will also work with Nicaraguayan people every day, practising and improving your spanish.
We need people for at least 1 month, a basic level of spanish is required
The skills are:
- To be at the entrance for welcoming our guests, answering the phone, taking reservations
- Help making glasses, lamps, or other stuff with recycling materials
- Growing food in our little food garden
Building some shelves to create a store at the front beside the reception to sell local products
Running to the local market for fruits and vegetables for the restaurant
Be helpful to our guests ,make them feel at home and help them anyway you can
To bring energy to our place, be motivated to want to start a new project with recycled materials to help us make it even more beautiful here ; )
To have experience living with a community and being able to self motivate and organize a schedule between you and the rest of the volunteers
Living as a comunity in a house 10min bus from the center and from our Casa.
We offer bed and food in exchange for volunteer work.
Breakfast at home
You will meet and work with mostly young people fromall over the world.
Leon is a colonial city and also a student city, there is a lot of activity like volcano boarding, surfing (20minute bus ride to nearest beach), museum, concerts,clubs for dancing,coffee shops,ect.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
25 hours maximum