Eco-tourism-permaculture project in an amazing spot in a national park, La Campana, Chile

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  • Last activity: 19 Jan 2024



 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    We are a little family of 3. My name is Nicolas, I was born in Switzerland in 1980 from a chilean father and a swiss mother. Angela is chilean from Valparaiso and we have a little baby born in 2019.
    I am an Economist and have always loved to travel and discover new cultures. Now we are leading an eco-tourism project in an amazing spot in a national park (La Campana) in Chile. We are offering great opportunities of help related to construction, carpentry, gardening (permaculture) and tourism/hotel activities... and now also babysitting and creative play.

    We are actively looking for help with housekeeping for our place for the season (January - March 2024) . Min. 1 Month stay

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will have the opportunity to discover an amazing spot in a nature reserve, the chilean (and swiss) culture/food, learn and live in a property focused to ecological lifestyle.

    To make sure you have read this description, don't forget to write your motivation, age, if you are ready to help and finish your text with "I am so happy and I wish you a wonderful day" :-)

  • Help


    Volunteer position as a hotel helper for January to March 2024:

    The hotel helper cleans the rooms, entrances and common areas. They are also responsible to help in the laundry room. They help create a welcoming atmosphere through the cleanliness of the establishment and careful preparation of the rooms.

    Help with housekeeping and cabin service
    prepare guest rooms (change bedding, vacuum, clean bathroom and toilet);
    ensure the cleanliness of access to cabins and common areas;
    arrange and decorate the premises;
    tending plants, preparing floral arrangements and decorations;
    clean in an economical and ecological way;
    identify simple damages and deficiencies and remedy them if necessary;
    Laundry and linen room
    sort dirty laundry (sheets, towels, tablecloths, napkins, etc.), wash it in the machine, iron it and put it away

    We offer to help in a place in an exceptional setting, surrounded by nature, on the edge of the La Campana National Park, in the central region of Chile.

    Irregular hours sometimes mean helping evenings and weekends.

    Ideally, trained as a hotel helper.

    We are looking for help with construction, carpentry, gardening and the general maintenance.

    But also, we would be happy to have support with the babysitting and creative play.

    Last 1,5 year, I have had about 60 volunteers helping in the construction of an amazing project (wood, structure, mud and straw, 1500 recycled bottles).

    I am running now a similar new project and it would be great to work with you: carpenter, builder, gardener.

    5 days help per week - min. 5 hours per day.

    Volunteers of min. 25 years old are required to help on this project.

    Place de Volontaire en tant qu'employé en hôtellerie pour Janvier à Mars 2024:

    L'employé ou l'employée en hôtellerie nettoient les chambres, les accès et les espaces communs. Ils sont également chargés de travaux à la buanderie. Ils participent à la création d'une atmosphère accueillante par la propreté de l'établissement et une préparation minutieuse des chambres.

    Service ménager et service dans les cabanes
    préparer les chambres des hôtes (changer la literie, passer l'aspirateur, nettoyer la salle de bain et les toilettes);
    veiller à la propreté des accès aux cabanes et des espaces communs;
    aménager et décorer les locaux;
    soigner les plantes, préparer des arrangements floraux et des décorations;
    nettoyer de manière économique et écologique;
    recenser les dommages et insuffisances simples et y remédier le cas échéant;
    Buanderie et lingerie
    trier le linge sale (draps, linges, nappes, serviettes, etc.), le laver à la machine, le repasser et le ranger
    assurer la distribution des marchandises et tenir à jour le fichier des stocks;
    nettoyer et entretenir les machines et appareils: machines à laver la lessive, chauffe-plats, etc.
    Environnement de travail
    Offre un lieu de travail dans un cadre exceptionnel, en pleine nature, en bordure du Parc National La Campana, dans la région centrale du Chili.

    Les horaires de travail, irréguliers, obligent à travailler parfois le soir et en fin de semaine.

    Idéalement, formé(e) en tant qu'employé ou employée en hôtellerie.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation : dormitory of 2 beds in a renovated barn

    Food offered for the 5 days of help (5 hours/day)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your time off, you can go to hike in the national park and visit close main cities (week-ends in Santiago, Valparaiso, Viña del Mar, all at 1h30 distance by bus/train).

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 741641898218

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