Looking for people to help for our Surf and Kite Lodge in the Algarve, Portugal

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Portugal

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a growing project run by hard working young people. We are an international team with kite, surf, windsurf, SUP and yoga addicts!

    Looking for serious and enthusiastic persons to help with different tasks.

    We are not a party guest house but we do have fun and we organize dinners and pizza nights several times per week!

    U.E. Citizens only

    We will offer you free accommodation and money compensation for food.

    Please if you wish to apply, send us a few details about you and your previous experiences :)

    1) We are looking for skilled gardener and handy man only for the winter month and maybe also professional carpenters to build a Sauna or a kitchen.

    Other volunteers only again for next season

    Looking forward to meet you!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our Lodge is located in a cut fisherman village close to Lagos. You will enjoy the warm and welcoming Portuguese culture of the village !

    You will be working, living, cooking, sharing time and space together with a team of people building this surf camp and for sure besides working sometimes we will go surfing, stand up paddle boarding, practice yoga or just hang out together.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for helpers who are hard working, serious, flexible to come help us with building our dream. We are a community project and we also have a Kite, Surf and Stand Up Paddleboarding guesthouse on a beautiful peace of land.

    Now in the off season we are looking for handy man who want to enjoy living in our lodge and building and gardening - preferably somebody with experience in woodwork and loves gardening. Couples also welcome. Someone for March would be great!

    We are looking for different people:

    - RECEPTIONIST (only from 1.04.2020). You will be here to help in the reception with emails and bookings (lodge, kite and SUP). You will also take care of uploading pictures after SUP tours, answer our guests' questions and make sure they are happy. It is an office volunteer position which includes mainly computer work.

    - Helpers (only from 1.04.2020) who will have a key role in our organization to accommodate the guests and create their perfect holiday. On working days we'd like you to prepare the breakfast, make sure that the lodge is nice and tidy (cleaning, rooms, laundry) and see to it that our guests have an amazing time.

    On days off, you will be able to do everything from enjoying the beautiful beaches the Algarve has to offer to getting your exercise doing the coolest water sports you can imagine.
    We still have a lot of building project such as our composte area, laundry area..., so any building skills are welcome !


    Key duties:
    - Look after the lodge and our guests
    - Be cheerful
    - Make new friends
    - Enjoy sports and the beautiful beaches

    Profile:
    - Experience in hospitality (and in administration ideally if you apply for the reception position)
    - Outgoing and caring personality
    - Passion for water sports

    What we offer:
    - Free accommodation at our Lodge
    - Compensation for food every week
    - Reduced rates for Kitesurfing
    - Free SUP tours and free Yoga
    - Free use of our surfboards


    The positions for helpers for is open from now one and until the end of the season. We ask for a minimum commitment of 4 weeks with the possibility of staying for longer. We would prefer someone that can stay longer if working together works out well.

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage
    This may be offset by part of the cost of the accommodation and food offered depending on local labour laws.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    - Shared room for staff only (4 beds) in the Lodge
    - Shared kitchen with staff and guests
    - There is a supermarket located 5min walk from the Lodge
    - We will offer you a compensation for food every week

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    - Great hiking trail starting just 2 min away from the Lodge
    - Restaurants and beach bars
    - The Lodge is just 5min walk from the beach
    - Frequent buses to Lagos or Sagres
    - The supermarket is located walking distance

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours/day, 5 days a week

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