Help at our mountain hut in Gran Canaria, Spain

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    My name is Nicola. I came from Switzerland to Gran Canaria 6 years ago. Here I first worked as a volunteer in a hostel and then as hiking guide until I decided with other friends to create a staffed mountain hut in the heights of Agaete. The building in which we established the refuge was the former village school, located at the foot of an impressive cave settlement, a place of extraordinary ethnographic interest, although still not properly known and studied. Here, in the past times, fishermen from the coast and peasants from the mountains used to barter their products. From here a vast network of trails led the travelers to every corner of the island. Due to its exceptional landscape (in front of the Tamadaba forest and overlooking the Valle de Agaete until the sea), its natural resources, its strategic position as a door between the coast and the highest peaks (Cumbre) of Gran Canaria, it looked the perfect location for us to create a facility inspired on the mountain huts already existing in other parts of the Archipelago.

    We are driven by an idea of tourism rooted into Gran Canaria's culture, history and people, that make it possible for tourists and locals to meet, supplying travellers with cultural tools in order to understand the area they are in and orient themselves in their excursions. A form of tourism that, we believe, might also become a trigger of economic development in this rural part of northern Gran Canaria that has been increasingly losing inhabitants due to the decline of the agricultural sector.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Ayuda doméstica
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    If you are interested in spending some time here with us, partly working and partly enjoying what the place has to offer, please contact us and tell us something about yourself and your skills. We need enthusiastic and serious (enthusiasm and reliability are far more appreciated here than skills) people willing to get involved in the project we are trying to accomplish. People who are interested in coming here have to know that we live in an isolated place, although beautiful. The fun is living the day by day life of the rural hotel, getting to know local people, having a deeper insight in Gran Canaria culture. We can also help you with your Spanish if learning Spanish is your goal.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    The main restoration works are done, but still there is a lot of things to do such as making furniture, decorating, promoting our facility on internet... Beside that, we need help with the day by day chores.

    Long term regularly registered paid job is also an option after a period of volunteering in the hotel-bar cafeteria. If you are interested, tell us before coming.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    English: Fluido
    Spanish: Fluido
    French: Fluido
    Italian: Fluido

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  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    We offer a bed in the facility (dorm) and three meals a day. The house has wi-fi, common spaces for relax and reading, a big sunny terrace.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    We only host one helper at a time.
    The preferred minimum stay is two weeks. Longer stays are also possible after a two weeks trial.
    The helping hours per day are typically 5 (five days a week). When you are not helping, you are nonetheless expected to keep the house clean, as you would do in your own house.
    In this particular phase in which we haven't yet fixed definite patterns, timetable flexibility on your part will be highly appreciated. Please, if you are interested, contact us by e-mail, using one of these languages: Spanish, English, French, Italian.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Este anfitrión ha indicado que le encanta acoger a nómadas digitales.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Este anfitrión puede proporcionar un sitio para autocaravanas.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    Este anfitrión dice que acepta a viajeros con mascotas.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Uno

  • ...

    Horas esperadas

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Son opciones de calificación adicionales para cuando los miembros dejan sus comentarios. Se muestra la calificación media dejada en cada opción.

Precisión del perfil: (4.0)

Intercambio cultural: (3.0)

Comunicación: (3.0)





Número de referencia de anfitrión: 472761583725