Desde: Gran Bretaña
03/12/2017 - 21/03/2018
I am a traffic engineer taking a career break, and intending to travel internationally during that time. I love to hike in the outdoors: mountains, valleys, and coast. Enjoy making music (singing, guitar), Like to get amongst local history and culture: through reading and visiting. Enjoy playing ball sports...and like to relax by juggling! Daily yoga stretches are valuable :)
17 years experience in a work environment as an engineer.
Volunteer work experience in gardening and grounds maintenance (tree cutting; earth moving; basic woodwork)
Recent workaway experience including concreting (removal and laying), carpentry, basic plastering (mostly sanding) and all fire lighting associated work including prepping the wood!
Duties for volunteer youth hostelling manager:
- Customer Care( Greet guests on arrival in a friendly, welcoming and helpful manner; Book guests in and answer general queries; Deal with telephone calls and look after the hostel shop; Volunteers must be on duty each morning and evening.)
- Housekeeping (Ensure that the hostel is cleaned daily and ready for use at 5.00pm each evening including: toilets and showers, kitchen and dining rooms, lounge and other public areas and bedrooms; Providing clean bedding for guests and ensuring dirty laundry is ready for collection; Ensuring the hostel is warm and welcoming to guests.)
- Security, Health and Safety (Carry out an on-arrival tour of the hostel and complete the checklist provided; Ensure that the hostel building is secure during closed periods/unmanned afternoons (applicable at that hostel) and report any defects in the building or equipment quickly to the hostel manager or supervisor; Ensure that YHA's Health and Safety policy (which includes security and fire) is implemented and monitored on a regular basis; Ensure the implementation of YHA's Child Protection Policy)
- Administration (Ensure all paperwork is completed and cash accounted for on a daily basis; Sending and receiving booking information to the Hostel by fax machine.)
Permiso de conducir
No (try to eat healthy, and not eat alot of meat)