Reliable, energetic and cheerful people welcome in the first eco-hostel in Tartu, Estonia




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  • Descrição


    Looking for reliable, energetic and cheerful people to help us out in the first eco-hostel in Tartu, Estonia!

    Our Eco-hostel is run by NGO, non-profit organization. All revenue goes to maintain the hostel and support our different eco-projects that are in progress. We have existed in Tartu for around 10 years. Our hostel family currently has 5 members - 2 receptionists, 1 manager and Sigrit and Helgur - the founders of the hostel.

    We are focused on green living and re/up-cycling and want to show our guests, volunteers and also people in town how small changes in everyday habits are easy but can make a difference. Besides that we value creativity - we are always a work in progress. Our aim is to host people who love traveling and socializing but want to keep their ecological footprint small. Raising awareness of environmental issues and inspiring travelers to be more environment-conscious are our main goals.

    In our work we implement the following environmental principles:

    -Most of our furniture is from second hand shops, reused or made from recycled materials.
    -We use resources effectively and economically.
    -We prefer natural and environmentally friendly materials.
    -All cleansers we use have eco or nature-friendly label or we use soda and vinegar.
    -We produce as little trash as we can. We sort the generated waste into household waste, packaging, paper and cardboard, bottles and biowaste.
    -We train our employees to be environmentally conscious and let them apply their knowledge on a daily basis.
    -We also encourage our guests to act responsibly towards the environment and share their knowledge with us and other guests.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Projetos artísticos
    Prática de idiomas
    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Manutenção geral
    Ajuda com computadores/internet

  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    We are constantly changing and the hostel looks like the people who are working here, so everyone can have their say in its progress. All our workers and volunteers can try different tasks to improve themselves and/or to learn new things.
    Volunteers can learn and experience the green lifestyle in a hostel environment. But can also teach us!

    Our aim is to work as a family or group of friends - support each other on more difficult days and share the joys of all the fun times. We also try to do things together outside of the working hours with both the staff and volunteers - this helps to keep a good balance between being co-workers and friends, but also helps to get the most out of the short time a volunteer spends in the place.

    Besides that: Tartu is a small historic university town that has a relaxed and youthful vibe. It is the second biggest town in Estonia. Tartu is surrounded by nature - forest and farmlands. The transportation to and from Tartu is great, so it's possible to visit other towns and valuable natural areas. So whatever interests you have, you can find it here in the town or around it.

  • Ajuda


    In our everyday activity we need help with cleaning and preparing the rooms but it is as important as chatting with the guests and making them feel welcomed here. Everyday tasks in the hostel can be quite repetitive, so you'll have to find ways to keep it interesting for yourself!

    Everything in the place is in constant change - we are rebuilding and rearranging things all the time, so sometimes we need help with building things, painting, gardening, redesigning, sewing and so on. All great and crazy ideas how to improve the hostel are always welcome!

    We can share Eco-lifestyle ideas with each other and are always as keen as learning from others as inspiring!

    We also need help with our website or if you have creative ideas, and like to write things, you could help us out in making posts to social media and organizing events - we have had concerts on the rooftop, movie nights with the staff and different workshops once in a while. But it is best if you are social and active yourself.

    If you consider applying to come and join our team please answer these questions for us (if you are surprised by some of them, then those are just for spam-check because we get a lot of spam request but we prefer volunteers who really like to come to join us and not just any place ):

    What color are your eyes? :D
    What do you think one day in the hostel as a volunteer looks like?
    What are your best skills?
    What is that one thing you absolutely don't like to do?
    When would you like to join us and for how long would you like to stay with us?
    Where are you traveling now and where are you planning to go next?
    How "green" you consider yourself to be?

    Please take into account that we expect our volunteers to respect the established working hours; follow instructions and work to be better every day; keep an open mind to all types of situations and go through them with a healthy sense of humor and last but definitely not least keep in mind that the people of the hostel have taken into account the dates provided to them to fill their volunteer schedule and understand that the volunteering spot could have belonged to another person.

    If our profile calls out to you, then let us know! Maybe you could be the cherry on our cake!

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    Inglês: Fluente
    Estonian: Fluente

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  • Acomodação


    Shared dormitory.

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    Volunteers can wander around Tartu, visit lovely woodenhouse areas, relax on the riverside, go to the beach and swim, visit museums or science center, bars and cafes. Or take a train or bus and explore the surrounding nature areas: big lakes like Peipsi, Võrtsi or Saadjärv; forest trails, small villages or other towns near by. There are cool hiking places around and we recommend going to bogs to get the real Estonian nature experience.

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    Horas previstas

    Maximum 5 hours per day and 5 days of working every week

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Precisão do perfil: (4.9)

Intercâmbio cultural: (4.9)

Comunicação: (5.0)

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 318337614795