Help restore farm, new eco-park in San Gil, Colombia



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    Hello, my name is Ivan. I have started a new Hostel in San Gil, Santander Colombia. An old house has been restaured into a new hostel and we are looking for a volunteer to help with our new cultural project.

    Our house will be your house and you will be able to enjoy the house, as well as, you will be able to discover one of the nicest places in Colombia with a local historian person who knows the best hidden places and not only tourist spots.

    The most important is that you will be in the city of ‘Extreme sports’ of Colombia and will have the opportunity of performing activitites such as: paragliding, rafting, trekking, speleology, bungee jumping, etc.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Elderly Companionship
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    As a volunteer, you will be in one of the most beautiful places in Colombia. You will be helping a local family with a completely new project and your creativity will be welcome. Also, you will be staying with a very interesting family that will welcome you into the Colombian culture, teach you about the area, tell you all of the hidden secrets, teach you how to cook amazing Colombian food and help you with your Spanish.

  • Help


    I need help with plants (garden), with sheep, ecological construction, permaculture,painting, coffee, bananas, fish. I hope you entertain. Now we have wifi

    Those are the most important tasks but we will have various projects for volunteers in our family farm. For example, we will need help in planting new trees, harvesting coffee and creating a organic garden area with flowers, fruits and vegetables and would like someone with creative experience in gardening. We are also looking for artists to help decorate the hostel or to give new ideas.

    We only speak Spanish and currently learning English, for that we would like volunteers to help us to learn other languages. We are continuing the expansion of construction as well and would like someone willing to give a hand in making the hostel better.

    We have lots of projects and most importantly, we are looking for a very optimistic and energetic person who is willing to help out in any new project that might arise. We are also open to new ideas!

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    I can offer you a hammock or a tent to sleep and breakfast. You will also be able to use the kitchen in case you need to cook. Right now we are looking for help 5 days a week for five hours a day. Now we have wifi

    We need the volunteer to be flexible for days volunteered.
    Now we have wifi

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Hiking mountaineering
    Explore the surroundings
    Espedeologia in caves
    To visit Barichara
    ride the bicycle
    To explore Colombian food
    Go to quebrads of natural waters, Pescaderito (Curiti), Cascadasde Jun Curi (Paramo) and more
    Bus as a means of transport or you can rent a bike per day, there is a taxi, and it costs a little more than one dollar the minimum.

  • 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?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 895719511521