Help with our health and wellness community project in Puerto Villamil, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

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Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    Welcome workawayers! This is your opportunity to give back to one of the most ecologically sensitive places in the world - the Galapagos Islands. One of the biggest issues facing the conservation of the Galapagos Islands is the lack of investment in the human population living there. We would prefer workawayers who are able to stay for longer periods and who have at minimum a basic-intermediate level of Spanish. By working with this project you will be helping to improve the health and well-being of locals through our fitness programs. You will live in a shared apartment right in the center of Puerto Villamil, Isabela Island and will have the chance to live like a local member of the community!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Teaching
    DIY and building projects
  • 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

    Living on Isabela Island, Galapagos is an experience of a lifetime. You will learn the value of living in a small community and appreciation for the small things in life. With the chance to live in the Galapagos you will also get to see amazing creatures and landscapes.

  • Help

    Help

    Your main responsibilities will include helping to teach fitness classes, helping with basic cleaning tasks, and other activities such as DIY projects such as making materials to help support these programs. The ideal Workawayer should have a conversational Spanish level and either have prior experience teaching fitness classes (functional training, yoga, dance, etc.) or feel comfortable enough in their personal fitness level to teach others basic functional training classes.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    We are very interested in sharing our knowledge of English and Spanish as well as learning new languages!

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private room in a shared apartment. You will be sharing an apartment with one of the founders of this project. Access to a fully equipped kitchen is also available to cook meals.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is so much to do on Isabela Island! Snorkeling, kayaking, surfing, hiking...if you are a nature and animal lover this is the place for you!

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    20 hours a week

Host ref number: 776668379288

Feedback

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