A hostel and adventure tours looking for help in Yogyakarta, Indonesia



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    Me and my friends just start up an outdoor organizer one year ago which is running to help traveller from place, guidance, and a planner that do not know how to organize their trip or journey.
    especially for foreign to know local nature and culture.

    In improving our Trip Organizer, We had been build a small hostel with our trip and travel with a few of outdoor products. We are borned by the majestic of Special Region of Yogyakarta.
    But because we just start up we do really need some help with some stuff.
    That's why i am join in workaway host.

    Our mission is to change what people think about living in big city, big building become nature living, simple living, more thankful and outdoor living. we show them nature and outdoor activities so they realized that nature is really important to our life and should be take care by us.

    So we need your help to do small things but the important is English Language (or others) and Global Knowledge.
    We want to foreign people know about us, but we still do not really well to speak and write in english. so it will be great if we can exchange language and culture in here.

    What will will you do as volunteer in our place?
    It is depend on what skill and what do you want to do in here.
    We have 4 things to do, you can choose 2 of them but we really need that a person can do this 4 things.

    1. Helping in the hostel (DAILY)
    This mean help running this hostel needs. like welcoming guest especially foreign, running reservation, checking people in/out, activities house-keeping, laundry, setting the music, help the dining set, do shopping, keep neat and clean the hostel, especially to wait of the guest coming to our hostel. over all maintenance the hostel like your home.
    (At least commit for 1 weeks)

    2. Help our outdoor organizer (SEASONAL)
    Help us to improving our Trip by giving advice, idea, help to maintenance our website, guiding a foreign guest along the trip, help our employee doing their trip project. Especially we need who have speciality in making video about adventure trip. This part need your deep interest and your patient to learn with us.
    (At least commit for 1 month or 2 month, depend on how fast do you learn and doing the work)

    3. Making a content/project (SEASONAL)
    Currently we need somebody or few people with adventure desire and a creative people to make a content to our website and media social especially english content, because we really less know about english language. Moreover we often do project of that outside from the hostel, in one to two day
    like camping in the beach, camping in the mountain and others.
    (At least 2 weeks for content and project 1-6 month, depend on what kinds of project)

    4. Teaching the language (DAILY)
    The last and important thing is here. We really want to learn new things, if these project can improve our local knowledge. especially the people in our place.
    We will exchange language and teach-learn each other about the language or even the culture with LEARNING BY DOING. This is mean we will learn each languange not like having a class or something. but we talk each other when we are wake up, lunch, work everyday with our own language and learn from it. This is daily learn not in class!
    (At least commit for 2 weeks)

    5. Mural (ONCE a year)
    We need new refreshment from Mural Things. We giving you a wall of art. Which is you can tell a story or make us a mural as you want to make our Hostel more memorable.
    This is only change or available Once a year. We need for 2018 new mural if you interest.
    (At least 1 week, actually depend on how many day you want to make the mural)

    How long you can stay?
    We invite you to join us at least 1 week (7 days) to know more each other.
    If is it working well you can asking for extend.
    We really appreciate and more Priority who want to commitment for 1 month or even 6 month.

    You will work 5 hours in 5 Days and 2 Days OFF.
    The time can be shift by other volunteer or employee. More than this is, i would be appreciate and honour your work.
    So you still have 2 days off to hangout and see the beautiful city and nature from Yogyakarta.
    (even if you being a part of the Outdoor Organizer, you will get the free trip everyday with the guest for 1-6month commit)

    This much more than just a place for volunteer but we working together as a team become family.
    We learn and doing together.
    A place to find yourself, be a creative person, encourage your adrenaline to try new thing, challange you personality to adapt the new culture, and a place to know and learn Indonesia's culture. so absolutely you will get new challenging things in here. From culture, language, friends and maybe family.

    So are you ready?
    Want to know more about us?
    Let's join with us and see by yourself the adventure thing from us.

    PS : when you agree and decide to join with us, we will help you how to reach our place and how it is works.
    We only accept volunteer from workaway because there are already T&C that can guarantee us to work together.

    Hope to welcome you as our team.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    1. You can learn Indonesia Language and Javanese Language (the orginal language from java culture)
    2. We build a family and team, not a employee.
    3. An oppurtunity to know the tourist place of yogyakarta, the history of yogyakarta even Indonesia, know the local culture from Yogyakarta, learn how to living in Yogyakarta, learn all about Indonesia culture to from our outdoor organizer.
    4. An oppurtunity to visit tourist place, nature and other famous place and best place for Free (After commit 6 month)
    5. Absolutely you get Free Space to sleep, Free food and drink.

  • Help


    We are looking for a person that enthuasist with outdoor activity, adventure thing, wild thing, and nature thing. moreover we looking for a sensitive person who will work without we explain again or we ask for work, humble, flexible, open minded, helpfully, energetic, full of idea, and young heart person with desire to get know about something new experience along with work hard.

    What you will do here :
    1. Helping in the house (Our Hostel)
    You will be our cleaning service to help for cleaning, help to check in/out, and helping general maintenance sometimes. Like do house keeeping, vaccumm the room, do shopping, clean the house, over all BE Sensitive to what is it not good to our Hostel.

    3. Helping with tourist/guest
    This is only available for who commit for above 2 weeks. Because you need to learn Yogyakarta City and Our culture, Learn where and how to get to the tourist place, and this is require a person that have more than 2 language like english and others. like spain or a lil bit bahasa.
    Because you will be our front-line to speak to our guest if they asking you about which place to go, which place to see culture event, and anyelse about guideline in Yogyakarta.

    4.Language pratice
    We looking for a person that willing to teaching our emplyoee to english language or spain language or anyelse language ON DAILY. This help is push you to communicate with english language so we learn it by doing. Same to you our stuff do not know about english. so you will learn it by doing.

    5. Help with internet/computer.
    We looking for a design creative for web for Free, a person that know how to make a system, know how to mantainance the computer and web, Know how to make a blog and use website.

    6. Art Project
    We want to make a project mural in our hostel. (you can be here at least 5 days only for this thing)

    we more accept single than couple but just let me know first. If your profile is interest us. you can join with us.
    We accept a couple but not a big family with children and pet/animals.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    You will share room with our Indonesia staff and we have shared bathroom. This room is small so do not expect you will get big room. We still do not have any big room for stuff.
    The food sometimes we make it for you or sometimes you cook for us. We need who can cook sometimes so we can share information about cook.
    If you do not like with our food, you can buy your food with your own responsibility.
    Especially for some dietary/vegetarian. We are really sorry we are not have some dietary or vegetarian. So our fridge will be fill-up with meat and fish too.
    PS : Our kitchen is shared with our guest so keep it clean and neat everday after you cook.

    We a have wifi but limited access just sometimes can be used.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Yogyakarta is located in Java island, between the central java and east java.

    Our place is located in the middle of the city but far away from the crowded and tourist place. So you will feel the atmosphere of Local people from yogyakarta.

    Yogyakarta best known as the temple place of Borobudur and Prambanan. but beside the Yogyakarta has too many hidden nature place that has not known by foreign. you can visit this place while in Yogyakarta.
    You can rent the motorbike in Yogyakarta or use the public bus called Transjogja.

    When you are deal with us we will help you to reach our place safely so do not worry.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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