Help with yoga or social activities at a female-owned hostel in Mirissa, Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka

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    20/10/2021

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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    Hey,
    We are one of most popular hostels located in Mirissa, south coast, Sri Lanka. And of course it's popular for good reasons. Our hostel is known as a place not only where you can have a really chill/ great time with fellow travelers but also for great accommodation as a tropical country hostel. We always believe that "Friends are the family you choose". This is a special place where strangers become lifelong friends easily, travelers keep coming back calling it Home, a place travelers which don't wanna leave .

    I am a local girl who decided to put life in to risk to see 50% of the world with the 3rd world country passport. I used to be a media & marketing strategist for a multinational company until end of 2017. Decided to quit my corporate job since I desperately wanted to travel. Here I am, I decided to open one of coolest hostels in Sri Lanka (first local female owned hostel) to fund my travels, to find lifelong friends all around the world, and help people who are in need. And to support strong young females to do what they love.

    We have the hostel, café and a shop together in the same premises. We have few locals working for the café, hostel reception and cleaning. There are 4 opportunities at a time for volunteers mainly for yoga and social.

    Looking forward for hands of people who feels like sunshine since we really willing to embrace like-minded people who is fitting perfect to this culture of warmth of a family and home.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    This is a local girl owned hostel with more local workers involving apart from 4 volunteers. Also we work with few families in the area. Also we are trying to expand our effort of giving back to community aspect. You will get opportunity to work with locals, understand local perspectives, experience local's lives.

  • Help

    Help

    We have 4 opportunities at a time.

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    Yoga Soul - 50% paid
    [URGENT since Mid March 2020]
    (1 person - preferred a teacher who can stay long term or visit for lessons) - We have a rooftop which is surrounded by tops of coconut trees, able to see sunrises and sunsets. Of course perfect for yoga. 5 pm - 6 pm everyday (except Wednesday). We share 50% of yoga income with the teacher.

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    Hapiness projects
    [URGENT]
    (2 people) - Arrange daily activities to make a social environment. Little projects to giving back to the community. Help guests on things to do around Mirissa.

    Art
    [ Not needed for NOW]
    (1 Person) - Graphic designer to create basic designes need for a hostel; logos, designs for documents, Menu, T shirts etc. Handling social media better would be a plus.

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    Front Face of the Hostel (Receptionist)
    [Not Needed for Now]
    1 Person - Minimum 1 month stay
    We need someone friendly and open minded to be the front face of this friendly hostel to run the reception with Ru. Manage booking sites, check in help, check out help, help guests with information needed and other services provide by the hostel and other ad hock helps. 2 Days off.

    ps : We prefer solo travelers.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have one 4 bed dorm allocated only for volunteers in the hostel it self; soft 6 inch mattress, comfi pillow, attached bathroom, aircon.

    You can join for the communal breakfast on the rooftop (free). We have tea/ coffee and filtered drinking water free 24*7. There is a communial kitchen with essential electrics which you can use too.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Mirissa is a beautiful beach which has two reef breaks for intermediate+ surfers. Or Weligama; beginner surf bay is just 8 km away. Catch incredibly beautiful sunsets. You can check places around during your free time. Or travel around Sri Lanka. Also much more hidden places to discover. You will never regret what Sri Lanka offers.

  • 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

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 Days per week

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