Join our social innovation project, building real connection with impact generation, sharing your culture and experiences in Taipei, Taiwan

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Taiwan

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    23/11/2020

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 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Please read our profile and let us know what can you share with this place.

    Welcome to Taiwan! Welcome to University Cafe!
    It's the best cultural exchange center in Taipei. We are NOT a hostel but we accept guests all over the world.
    If you wanna travel as a local and share your opinion, we always welcome you to stay here!

    We are a non-profit co-working studio in Taipei, focus on social innovation topics.
    We organize lots of cross-border cultural exchange program for Taiwan young professionals. On the other hand, we invite plenty of Couchsurfers to our studio help coordinate their cultural event for local participants.

    For Workawayers:

    This is a cultural exchange center in Taipei. We are now on Workaway to connect and build a community we call Impact Generation with enthusiastic people around the world.

    Life is short but everything is POSSIBLE!
    We're seeking for social innovation project collaborations with you.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
    Teaching

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity 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

    Most important of all is the people you'll meet here. That's also the value of workaway.
    In our studio, you can meet graphic designer, community manager, illustrator, beat-boxer, magician, social issue writer, actress, guitarist.. etc. We will welcome you with Taiwanese warm hospitality!

  • Help

    Help

    We're seeking for social innovation project collaborations. Let us know what you can share. For instance, your impact experience, a meaningful social project, some potential cooperation proposal in your country, real connection, and so on.

    Project #1:
    The easiest way may be a sharing session from you.The topic can be cultural sharing, your job, your side projects, or any of your life experiences.
    I'll also invite our members, neighbors, or local friends to join your sharing session. There will be around 7 to 10 people. We also have projector if needed.

    Project #2:
    Besides, as a social innovation project. We want you to record Taiwan with your photography (either by phone or camera is fine) and your word. I'll collect them and publish into a book i the end of this year.
    If you have any design or creative skills, you may also be interested in our local projects.

    Project #3:
    We're a;so looking forward to knowing your creative idea or any proposal that you want to do in Taiwan. Collaboration or individual projects are all welcome!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent
    Twi: Fluent
    Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    It's a bunk bed in a private room in our studio. There is no kitchen in the house but we have a fridge. Food in Taiwan is really delicious and affordable. We are also willing to share you around Taipei.
    Maybe go hiking, surfing, diving, city exploring, night market visiting or any cool things to do!

    Helper will not work more than 15 hours per week. We DONT provide wage for your stay but if the social project is creative and meaningful, we can try to figure out the budget.
    We provide food recommendation. Restaurant around our office offer delicious and affordable meal and we can have food around or maybe visit night market together!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our studio is near the city center in Taipei. For workaway, we anticipate you to stay at least 1 weeks and help us on some projects.
    If you don't have much time in Taipei or just want a short term cultural exchange, you can also find me on Couchsurfing ,profile name Andy Chang, and send me a request.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Max 15 hours with 2 days off - no food

Host ref number: 945943335615