From: United Kingdom

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    Account Type

    Individual account

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    Travelling to

    Albania, Montenegro, Portugal, Romania, Spain

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    Travel dates

    20/03/2019 - 05/02/2024

  • Badges

    Good Workawayer

  • Description

    — JULY 2019 —Me and my girlfriend are looking for somewhere ideally in South France/ NE Spain where we can get stuck into an eco project and possibly where Kirsty can teach yoga! Profiles connected)

    Hi there! My names Ruben and I’m 22 years old from Leeds in the UK. I have a passion for adventure as my belly rumbles and bumbles waiting to consume all the world has to offer! The last few years I have been studying Geography in Liverpool and loved every second of it. The course (and my general up-bringing) has groomed me into a very eco-minded being with a real passion for the environment and all things nature. I love being in the great out doors and utilising natures offerings in a sustainable manner, strongly believing in the motion of geo-engineering. I am a very easy going person who enjoys a drink and a laugh but also loves getting hands on with tasks and believes strongly in earning ones keep.
    My plan for the moment is to travel anywhere and everywhere and get involved with as many eco/sustainable projects that I can, no matter how small or large. I hope this would further enhance the knowledge I gained whilst studying and perhaps ensure I profit from a more ‘hands on’ perspective than achieved in the class room. I also hope that knowledge and skills I have gained can be transferred to potential hosts!
    In my spare time I enjoy activities such as hiking, climbing, travelling, swimming, cycling, yoga, making music, exploring, bit of football, getting creative and ultimately… chilling!

  • Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • What skills do you have?

    I am keen environmentalist so feel would be a valuable asset for hosts looking to do some research into preservation or understanding of the local environment - or more hands on tasks that fall under similar branches. I have a keen interest in permaculture, sustainable building, increasing biodiversity / re-wilding, and re-connecting with nature but would like to increase my experience in all these areas.
    I am great with children and animals, and have often cared for them in the past.
    I have a TEFL qualification so would be willing to help with anyone who would like help improving English.
    I believe I have a range of transferable skills that I have acquired from working a variety of different roles from selling coffee machines to working in breweries!

  • Languages spoken

    Sadly only English at the moment!

  • Age


  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements

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