Melisa

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  • Travel information

    I am currently

    Travelling

    Activities i am interested in:

    Open to opportunities in March!

    Experience:
    Guatemala - English Teacher
    Costa Rica - Social Media Mgmt/Server at Eco Lodge
    Colombia - English Teacher
    Ecuador - English Teacher
    Mexico - Translator

    My next destination:

    Peru - from Apr 2022 until Jun 2023
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  • Description

    Hi there, my name is Melisa! I was born and raised in the Pacific North West with a heavy cultural influence from my families native land of Bosnia. I have a strong passion for traveling, meeting new people and discovering new cultures!

    I believe that individuals grow the most outside of their comfort zone and I'm ready to continue exploring, learning new things, and the opportunity to contribute to a household or workplace.

    I am beyond excited for this new journey and I can't wait to see what the next opportunity holds!

  • Interests

    Mountain
    Beach
    Nature
    Fitness
    Dancing
    Hiking
    Charity work
    Sustainability
    Animals
    Languages
    Music
    Photography
    Cooking & food
    Culture
  • Skills and knowledge I'd like to share or learn

    I'm interested in:  

    DIY and building projects
    Eco Projects
    Helping around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Teaching

    Some knowledge of:  

    Gardening
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Helping with Computers/ Internet
  • More details about your skills

    - I graduated with a degree in Personnel Psychology and Human Resources with a Business Minor.

    - I have built my career in the hospitality industry holding various management positions. In the last couple of years I have transformed my passion for travel into hospitality which has allowed me to meet and manage a diverse group of people, write and operate within budgets, and use my creativity to streamline procedures and processes. Hospitality will forever hold a special place in my heart and I absolutely love it!

    - Through my volunteering experiences in Guatemala, Colombia and Ecuador, I found a great love for teaching English. In Oct. 2021, I began teaching English online to student all over the world, in addition to my volunteer work.

    - Lastly, I have additional experience in social media marketing and blog writing, childcare, gardening and general maintenance.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Bosnian: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Serbo-Croatian: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

    More details about my language interests
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  • Age

    24

  • What else ...

    I enjoy the outdoors - hiking, going on walks, snowboarding ( I must admit I'm still learning! ), paddleboarding, kayaking, and I love to try new things!

    Staying healthy is extremely important to me both inside and out! I fuel my body with nutritious foods and I enjoy working out regularly.

    I am hoping to stay in one location for more than a couple of weeks, potentially a couple of months! I think this is the best way to fully immerse myself into the culture.

    Lastly, one of my favorite parts of my day is waking up and drinking my coffee. I'm the type of gal that wakes up early to make sure I have enough time to enjoy my morning cup of joe! There's just something so special about a cool morning, hot cup of coffee, being alone in your thoughts and planning for your day!

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    • Special dietary requirements

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