HELLO, helpers from around the world! Looking for food for the MIND, BODY and SOUL? Traveling the world and need a place to RESET? Searching for the REAL you? Studying online courses and need NEW scenery? Wanting to connect with NATURE? Need CREATIVE impulses? Or just looking to meet PEOPLE from allover the world in a CALM atmosphere where the mountains meet one of Italy's most pristine lakes? Then come help us at CENTRO D’OMPIO located in northern Italy, with a stunning view of the picturesque Lago d’Orta and a short walk from a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
We’re located in the green hills, right by the village of Pratolungo. Surrounded by trees, plants, cats and peafowl, with the lake and the wild mountains as a breathtaking backdrop. For decades we’ve been fortunate to have helpers from across the world come here and be a part of our team, and together we’ve ensured that CENTRO D’OMPIO has developed into one of the leading international seminar centers. We’re known worldwide for our hospitality, joy and creativity. Each month, our small core staff welcomes between 6 – 12 helpers with different backgrounds, various ages, skills and nationalities to be part of our daily operation. You’ll get: FREE VEGETARIAN FOOD FREE HOUSING (Nice warm showers!) FREE WIFI AMAZING NATURE FRIENDSHIP ACROSS NATIONS, CULTURES AND BACKGROUNDS. Lodging is provided in our volunteer house, Casa Bisetti, a rustic, charming Italian farmhouse, just a fifteen minutes walk through the village and between a few farms from CENTRO D’OMPIO. At Casa Bisetti the rooms are shared, varying in sizes. Together we’ll work in areas such as: DISHWASHING GARDEN WORK PAINTING KITCHEN HELP CARPENTRY HOUSEKEEPING FORESTRY Among our frequent clients, we find groups offering YOGA, MEDITATION, CONSCIOUSNESS TRAINING. If the schedule allows it, you can participate in these workshops. We also have a SWIMMING POOL that is absolutely refreshing on hot summer days. You'll work on a 5-5 schedule, five days a week for five hours. The rest of the time is yours. We are looking for people interested in starting from now (May 2021) and throughout the 2021 season. We currently need 2 volunteers to help in the kitchen, 2 volunteers to help cleaning inside and outside areas, and one multidisciplinary person that would be able to help from handyman jobs to managing the bar. This is brief idea of what you'll have here (made by one of our best working guests): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCgXfnFx7uw Interested? Of course you are. Questions? We'll answer them. Send us a short bio and you'll hear back from us shortly!
This was my first experience and I loved it, everyone was really nice and helpful and I had so much fun. The work was easy and the food was great ! Im definitely gonna miss this place and the warmth of the people there 💛 it’s definitely one of a kind experience
9 days ago
I just love my experience in Centro!! The work is very nice, the connection you can create with the other volunteers is sinomy amazing and the staff is super welcoming and patient!! A special thanks to the kitchen staff who cook the best food ever (I already miss the pasta). The place is super calm and beautiful and i'll definitely be back soon :)
9 months ago