Veterans & First Responders Retreat Center – Project Renovation

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The Exchange

Participants at this volunteer opportunity will contribute to the restoration of a residential retreat center for veterans and first responders who need relief from Combat Trauma or Stress Fatigue (PTSD). The tasks you will have will depend on your skillsets & abilities, what may need to be done during your stay, as well as what other available volunteer skillsets may be available during your stay. Participants who contribute 25 hours per week.


What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Arts: Professional painting, sculpting or drawing.

Painting & Decorating: Help to maintain the appearance inside and outside the building.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs.

Gardening: Help to grow and cultivate plants.


What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: Have a private room to chill and relax just by yourself.

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Team Dorm: You're part of a team! Get to know them in your dormitory.

Cook your own meal: Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Accommodation: Feel free to explore! Get discounts on partner locations.

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Free Hiking Tours: Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.

Free Parties: Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.

Free Events: Be part of something! Get free events.

Dance classes: Rock your body! Join our dance classes.

Language lessons: Learn or improve your language skills.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Requirements

Intermediate English or Beginner Spanish

Between 18 and 80 years old


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa