Volunteers required for plot clearing and maintenance

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The Exchange

We are looking for hard working volunteers who don't mind getting there hands dirty and can do labor related work. Volunteers who accept this offer will work outside clearing alien plants and trees, chop wood, build, paint and do some maintenance on our property.


Title

30 hours of help per week

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

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs.


What you get

3 days off per week

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

Dinner: Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Discounts on Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

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

Pick Up: No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.


Requirements

Intermediate English

Between 18 and 35 years old

Be from outside South Africa


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Volunteers are expected to work 30 hours a week in return for accommodation and a nice home cooked meal on the days you are working. Volunteers will also get discounts on selected activities and free or discounted accommodation when they go travel during your time at our hostel. All volunteers will live in dorm style accommodation in a staff house. The rest of the time you are welcome to join the fun and relax as a guest in our hostel, go to the beach or explore our beautiful town.


Activities & Shift

Mornings start at 7 with cleaning decks for guests to have breakfast, then off with Jacque to see what needs to be done for the day, if we have rain then we need to fix the road and fill potholes, if we need firewood we cut down the alien tree everyday, if chairs break we fix it, everyday is something new and we do what is needed to keep our guests comfortable and happy.


Rules

Volunteers are expected to:
Respect confidentiality and privacy
Be punctual and reliable
Carry out the duties listed in your volunteer position description
Be accountable
Give notice if your availability changes or you are leaving the project
Report any injuries or hazards that you notice in the workplace
Adhere to the backpackers policies and procedures
Deal with complaints in the appropriate manner
Undertake training as requested
Ask for support when needed
Support other team members
Be open minded about other cultures