Help at our small eco-cottages on the beautiful Caribbean island of Saba, Antilles

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Antilles

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a small eco minded accommodation on the quiet and beautiful island of Saba, a part of the Dutch Caribbean. I run it with mimimal staff because of the size and the limited tourism on our island. Saba - known as the Unspoiled Queen of the Caribbean - is a quaint little island known for it's diving and hiking.

    I need help with all daily tasks: kitchen, housekeeping, gardening, maintenance, bookings. Most of the administrative work is done by us, so the majority of the volunteer work is housekeeping and gardening. Anybody with some proper maintenance skills is always very welcome!

    We eat together most nights, it's appreciated if you also cook sometimes. I'm not vegetarian, so if you are, food needs to be cooked seperate for you and me... which I'm not willing to do. You will have your own room with private bathroom and terrace.

    I prefer to have a single volunteer when helping me, but a couple to work during the times I'm off island also works.

    WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR HELP FROM APRIL 20 - MAY 20, POSSIBLY EARLIER OR LONGER.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism

  • Help

    Help

    You will be helping in all aspects of the accommodation: cooking / serving food, cleaning, maintenance, gardening, bookings / reservations / check in/out. On average 25 hrs/week, devided however works best for me and you and depending on how busy it is.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    small eco minded budget accommodation with 7 cottages all overlooking the Caribbean Sea.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Great opportunity to spend some time on a beautiful Caribbean island with great hiking and diving possibilities. You will meet loads of cool people, both guests, other people working on Saba and the locals. Saba truly is a very friendly island.

    Since volunteering is regarded as work by the immigration department and the tax office, I can only work with volunteers that hold a Dutch or a US passport. Volunteering without a working permit for any other nationalities is illegal and on a small island like Saba it's not likely to go unnoticed.

    I will only respond to requests that are directed at us specifically, generic requests that are send to all hosts in The Caribbean will not receive a response.

  • 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

    on average 25 hrs/week, some weeks will be busier than other weeks.




Host ref number: 876979689278