Experience the Cascais Surf life! Reception & Housekeeping

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The Exchange

We're looking for someone to help us keep our house clean and tidy, and welcome our guest and give them an amazing experience while with us. We need someone to take care of the housekeeping department two times per week and the reception other two times per week. The housekeeping consists in clean all the house and change the check-out beds. In the reception you will helping the guests with anything they need, answer the phone and doing ch


What you offer

32 hours of help per week

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.


What you get

3 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Surfboards: You can use our surfboards as much as you want.

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.

Surf lessons: Take free surf classes at the local beaches.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Requirements

Intermediate English

Between 20 and 30 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

We're looking for someone to help us keep our house clean and tidy, and welcome our guest and give them an amazing experience while with us. We need someone to take care of the housekeeping department two times per week and the reception other two times per week.
The housekeeping consists in clean all the house and change the check-out beds. In the reception you will helping the guests with anything they need, answer the phone and doing check-ins and check-outs.
During all the time you should be social and engage conversations with the guests make them feel at home and helping them to have a memorable experience.

In exchange we offer you accommodation in a shared dorm, breakfast, the opportunity to join the surf lessons whenever there's free space in the lesson, to join the yoga lessons and all the other activities from the hostel for free.


Activities & Shift

You will work two 8 hours shift per week in the housekeeping department and two 8 hour shift in the reception. While you're not working we're expecting you to socialize with the guests inside or outside the hostel. Also anytime you see the common areas untidy and/or dirty we're expecting you to tidy up even that you are out of your working time.



Rules

The volunteers can use all the facilities in the house: Kitchen, Bathrooms, all the common areas, pool, etc...
The use of the pool is interdicted during the working time.
The volunteers are not allowed to change the working times between them.
The volunteers can't sleep in the guest's rooms.