Learn and help at a juice bar in Colombo

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Sri Lanka

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  2020 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    Coming from the beautiful Island of Sri Lanka, I am a young individual looking for help in newly opened juice bar in Central Colombo. Our philosophy is based on being able to make everyday living an affordable and comfortable experience for our customers whilst catering a quality product to them.

    I have been around Asia and with this project I have aimed to replicate the best juice bars I have come across while travelling around, it will strive to be a young, vibrant and instagram-friendly brand. The theme of the juice bar will be coconuts which is available in plentiful around Sri Lanka, but not many people are aware of this. The experience we create will strongly focus on increasing awareness on the many benefits that coconuts can offer to improve and enhance our daily lives.

    The interiors of the juice bar has been done entirely with the use of recycled material as I strongly believe in giving back and contribution to the community we all live in. We will serve fresh produce (fruits) on a daily sourced from local farmers in our attempt to grow with the neighbouring community. We are still very young and hence in the infancy stages of this business operation.

    Some things to note:
    We prefer having workawayers to stay for at least two months, as training itself takes a week.
    We can use a little extra help with other things than reception work and general upkeep, so if you have a talent to bring in we can discuss a shorter stay.
    We are looking for highly motivated and driven individuals who are self starters and work on getting things done
    Attractive Weekly stipends will be worked out
    Meals will be provided

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn about the local culture by engaging with the community
    Get first hand experience about how to run a small scale business venture
    Attractive weekly stipends

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help

    Help

    We would like you to welcome and socialize with our guests, share your thoughts, talents and experiences, organize events for example language and yoga classes and anything thats fits into our concept really.

    Other than having fun, some stuff has to be properly done such as reception work (cashier), ability to make a juice/smoothie as and when required, basic housekeeping of the juice bar, overall day-to-day management, social media promotion etc.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer a small room with windows and bathroom shared with other helpers if any. But this property is big and plenty of comun areas for relax, do yoga, read, internet or anything!!

    Healthy and organic daily meals will be provided.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We will show you the city (the best places to socialise, to relax, to visit and see, etc.). We provide all your food (vegetarian and vegan friendly) in exchange for the help in the juice bar. You will have fun and meet amazing people during your stay.

    You will also get first-hand and real time exposure as to how the juice bar will be run and the business sense behind running any venture really. If this interests you, you can take this experience and go back home to start something of your own.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 749691254891