Looking for help on coffee plantation in Ruisui, Hualien County! Taiwan

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 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Come and join us! we are a family growing a coffee plantation in Ruisui, Hualien.It is 276km away from Taipei.We love to have cultural exchange with people from all over the world and love to learn new things

    We are currently looking for volunteers to help out our work in the field such as weeding, trimming and plucking in harvest season. We provide accommodation (2 single beds room or a double bed room with private bathroom) ,2 meals (lunch, dinner) in reward. if you are seeking a calm environment, here is just a right place for you!

    if you are skilled in graphic design, we'd love to hear from you too!

    If you are interested in Taiwanese tea, There is a chance you'll learn how to process black tea and how to make tea during your stay.

    it will be grateful that if you have professional skills on growing coffee or agriculture to help us improve our produce.
    But you of course still don't worry if you have no experience.

    We are looking forward to your contact!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Other
    Help in the house
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Taiwanese language exchange
    Taiwanese tea process
    Washed coffee process
    Tribe harvest tour
    Festivals

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help

    Help

    We are currently looking for volunteers during Coffee harvest
    Couples are welcome!!!

    ◎General task :
    1.pluck coffee cherries
    2.trimming
    3.weeding
    4. complete the whole process such as peering, washing, drying.

    ◎The following will be provided in reward:
    1. Accommodation (2 single beds room or a double bed room with private bathroom)
    2. Meals (lunch, dinner)
    3.Round trip ticket (train)

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    Optional:

    1.Learning how to brew a cup of tea in a Taiwanese way and communicate with people who are interested in culture exchange.

    2.Language exchange event
    To get to know the locals better! events will be held based on helpers' availability

    3.Manage Facebook page
    Scooter around our township taking pictures and write whatever you are feeling at the moment.

    (Host offers accommodation and Payment)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Mandarin, Japanese

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    2 single beds room or a double bed room with private bathroom

    The location is 7km away from Ruisui downtown and public transportation is not that convenient.
    We provide a scooter for helpers to explore the township, international driver license is required.
    Shopping ride is scheduled almost every night.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Sightseeing spots
    1. Tropic of Cancer Marker Park
    2. Saoba Stone Pillars
    3. Rareseed Ranch
    4. Ruisui Qinglian Temple

    There are many things you can do here
    1.rafting
    2.hot spring
    3.indigenous tribe harvest festival

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day / 4 days a week (Sometimes there is very little work so you may take a day off just after the task)

Our family coffee plantation
Processed coffee beans from our very own plantation
The finest cup of java in east Taiwan!
Private en suite double room for our Workawayers
Private en suite twin room for our Workawayers
Our past Couchsurfers from all over the world
Host ref number: 765867963315