Help in my eco lodge in Valle Las Trancas, Nevados de Chillan, Chile

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Chile

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    11/09/2021

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  • Description

    Description

    First of all a Thank you for looking at my profile. I would say I'm a well traveled guy, i'm originally from Viña del mar a coastal city in Chile, then after some time living and working abroad , decided to settle in the chilean mountains , especifically in el Valle Las Trancas, close to Nevados de Chillán , in the bio bio region, to start working on my life project. This is the Perfect place to enjoy Snowboarding , which Ia one of my passions for more than 20 years. Also you can enjoy outdoors the rest of the year, as there is world class trekking and other outdoor activities around the area .. I consider myself very chill and open minded, i\'ve travelled a lot around the world ( more than 50 countries) and love simple and sustainable living. I get a lot of inspiration on the tiny house movement /living off the grid, and i 'm always trying to develop New projects with renewables energies and construction... The Lodge is located in El Valle Las Trancas, a beautiful place surounded by mountains ,very close to a ski area. I only have 2 cabins /rooms for now, and operate 100 % Off the grid with renewables energies .(Solar and thermal energies) breakfast and dinner it is optional for the guests. i'm Hotelier and know the business hands down.. I've worked in many Hotels , restaurants and cruise ships around the world, so i'd like to follow the standard that i'm expecting to offer to the guests. I 'm flexible with the lenght of the stay, and can be arrange in order of your travel needs or the season. ..I 'm looking for independents, enthutiastic people that have positive attitude. There is pure nature ,landscapes, and beautifull clear skies at nights. If you enjoy nature , outdoor Sports , running, fitness, Trekking, skiing , snowboarding , whatching the stars in one of the clearest skies un Chile ,this place will find you perfect.. I enjoy to workout almost everyday to keep myself strong for the snowboarding season,there is a home gym with the enough equipment to get fit ,i can give info and tips about training and nutrition . I'm really involved in my business, doing mostly everything around here, from reservations , shopping, cooking , housekeeping, maintenance and construction ,etc. so help is always welcome. i will show you how the job has to be done.. .
    The mininum stay in one week, and Max one month. I can speak fluent English and French, and also some portuguese beside my spanish being my mother . Looking forward to hear from you!
    Saludos!!
    Felipe

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers can learn about the renewables energies, and how it is posible to live, and develop tourism off the grid, just from the Sun! You will be able to enjoy the area, there is great trekkings around . Ski area with bike park during the summer.Im about 1.4k from the main road , and the bus station Is right outside the road, anyway Is really Easy and safe to move around hitchhiking👍
    in las trancas there is some shops ,minimarkets and some bars and Is a really nice and active mountain town, especially in winter and summer seasons .

  • Help

    Help

    At the moment the lodge Is close to guests due to building Time ,so you Will stay i'n a tu guest room of the lodge with toilet ,and kitchenette,where you can Cook your meals.i'm always needing one handyman (must know woodworking, plumbering, electricity, etc) In winter time,due to cold weather and snow , the tasks might be tougher, ( to chop and stock wood, shoveling snow , take care of the woodburners etc

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Portuguese: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There is a private room that can accomodate one single person or one couple At the moment there is shared toilet*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️There is no WiFi here , so if you need internet acces, i suggest to buy a prepaid chilean Sim card for $1000 pesos, Wom works pretty good and has really good prepaid plans if your phone has 4G.*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ .
    Some food for breakfast Will be provided for the workdays (self cater) then you Will have to look up after your meals for the rest of the day
    Work Is 5 hours per day 5 days a week
    Normally starting between 9 - 10 am

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Located in Valle Las trancas, surrounded by a beautifull natural scenary, one hour from chillan /easy acces from Santiago (bus,train) nilahue has Direct bus from Santiago is about 5 hours, and from Chillán rem buses has a daily bus schedules until 6 pm, and it Is about one hour trip

  • 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

    5 hours per day, 5 days per week

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