Experienced, compassionate and responsible helpers welcome to maintain unique retreat in Santa Cruz, Portugal

  • Portugal
  • 334 “me gusta”
  • Última actividad: 31/01/2023



 Estancia mínima:  1 mes o más



  • Descripción


    I have a PhD in cross-cultural communication from Spain, so hosting internationals is my passion and expertise. I was educated in China, the US and EU, which means that I have had exposure to diverse cultures and peoples.

    I offer B&B to professional golfers and well-behaved families who are seeking a one-of-its-kind experience during their stay in Madeira: all the guests are pre-screened to make sure that we are a good match. Very often though, I just live here without any guests, so there is not really a lot of work to handle on a daily basis: I would prefer to have respectful quality guests than those who party and do damages.

    I am looking for someone to work between 20 and 40 hours per week, depending on the specific situations of each workaway, and would be happy to be flexible. You have to understand that if you do damages to the property, which happened many times before, I'll eat the first 50 USD and you'll have to cover damages beyond 50 USD.

    The ideal candidate would be 1) a garden master (experienced in all aspects of gardening from mowing the lawn, trimming the trees to changing the pond water; and 2) be highly proficient in housekeeping up to hotel standard.

    When you send me an introductory letter, please send me some videos to demonstrate your expertise in gardening and general housekeeping.

    Let me give you some examples:
    time-lapse videos like this:

    So I'll be able to quickly understand how you work on a project, regardless of how big or small it is.

    Or just homestead ideas like this:

    Where she demonstrated her expertise in running an estate.

    I am not looking for anything fancy. I just want to be responsible given that you'll have to travel a long distance to get here: I don't want you to end up in a situation where we are not a good match and you'll have to find another plan quickly.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    The walkaways will be able to immerse themselves in the Portuguese way of living and interact with some of the brightest and most friendly people on the island. More importantly, they'll be able to enjoy the beautiful nature that the island has to offer.

  • El anfitrión ofrece una paga acorde al salario mínimo

    El anfitrión ofrece una paga acorde al salario mínimo

    Este anfitrión ofrece alojamiento y paga.

    El anfitrión ha indicado que pagará al menos el salario mínimo por hora de su país por cada hora trabajada y que también ofrecerá alojamiento. Pide ayuda con un negocio o una actividad empresarial. Ponte en contacto directamente con el anfitrión mediante la mensajería de la página para obtener más información y detalles sobre el salario ofrecido. Cualquier acuerdo con el anfitrión debe cerrarse por anticipado.

  • Ayuda


    I am looking for someone who can commit to a minimum of one month to help me with gardening, general house maintenance work and feeding my swans, goats, chickens and rabbits.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido

  • Alojamiento


    The individual can have his own cottage all to himself with hot water and a queen size bed. I do not provide meals, but the walkaways are paid a competitive stipend (no less than the minimum wage in Portugal), so they should be able to take care of their own transportation and meals.

  • 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

    If you wish to work online digitally, you have to pay for your own internet connection.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

  • ...

    Horas esperadas

    Flexible hours of work per week- 20-40 hours/week paid

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 939763972118


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