Volunteers to make a difference - Goa Beach Cleaning Project


The Exchange

We are a newly open hostel with the vision to create great community of backpackers but also to give back to local community therefore we are planning to pilot the beach clean up project. The hostel is located 5 mins walking distance from a popular beach in Goa. The aim is to keep the beach clean so the tourists and locals and to also preserve the shore animals. The main priority is to remove all plastic litter and plastic bottles from the beach.


What you offer

30 hours of help per week

Social Work: Help the local community.


What you get

2 days off per week

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

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

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

Discounts on Parties: Party on! Get discounts and party all night long.

Discounts on Restaurants: Yummy! Get discounts and grab a bite.

Discounts on Pubs: Another pint, please! Get discounts and enjoy pubs/bars.

Discounts on Drinks: Drink up! Get discounts and order a few drinks.

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

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

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


Requirements

Beginner English

Between 18 and 38 years old

Be from outside India


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

The program is based on offering free accommodation, free breakfast and 20% off all drinks at the hostel in exchange for help piloting beach clean up project and bringing the local community together.
This activity will require some skills and experience in event organizing, environmental campaigning and community work.


Activities & Shift

The daily activities will include leading the beach clean up project, preparing activities and making connections with local community and backpackers of other hostels that will be willing to help and get involved. Remaining time will be allocated to work in the bar and hostel reception.

The shifts are 6 hours 5 days a week (2 days off) .
Minimum stay is 2 weeks.


Rules

• Be polite & respectful towards your fellow volunteers and hostel guests
• Punctuality is an essential part of the volunteering
• Focus on hostel tasks while on duty
• Minimum volunteering duration is 2 weeks