Discover the Alentejo coast with wild beaches and stunning nature

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The Exchange

Good place to slow down, to be in touch with nature, to read, to walk, to relax, to stop. Far from busy crowded places, parties and bars. We need help: - breakfast: prepare, serve, clean the dishes and the kitchen. - Organizing and cleaning indoor and outdoor area (House, swimming pool and the garden), prepare and serve light meals and snacks . Manutencion. Prepare the guests rooms.


What you offer

32 hours of help per week

Kitchen Hand: Help prepare, finish and serve meals.

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

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

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


What you get

2 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.

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

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.


Requirements

Intermediate English or Beginner Spanish

Over 25 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 need help to:
-prepare breakfast: prepare, serve,, clean the dishes, kitchen and breakfast room.
-help in the outdoor area, in the garden and pool;
-make small arrangements;
-welcome new guests;
-prepare and serve snacks.
-guiding tours (high seasson if needeed)
-Prepare rooms (if needeed)

We are a small countryside house with 9 rooms, located in Alentejo coast, 7 km from an area with wild beaches and lagoons. We have a shared room for you (1, 2 or 3 volunteers). The guests are very nice and the place is very quiet with a peaceful atmosphere. You can use our bicycles to go to the beach or you can relax in our pool.


Activities & Shift

There are 2 shifts:
-Morning shift (2 or 3 times a week) from 8.00 am to 2.00pm- breakfast preparation, kitchen and living room (cleaning). Support rooms preparation (if needed).
-Afternoon shift (2 or times a week): from 2.30pm to 9.30pm (stop 1h to eat). Cooking and cleaning the space including outside areas.
Welcome guests.
-in high season we might have another intermediate shift
Helping to prepare and serve guest`s snacks.


Rules

All meals are included except drinks. Alcoholic beverages should be taken after helping hours. Each volunteer prepares 1 or 2 team meals per week for the team.
Meals are not included in the working hours.
Feel free to join us at all the meals even if you are on your day off.
The bicycles are available, except during the scheduled tours
There are 2 toilets for the volunteers, it is important to keep them clean.
Swimming pool, use it in your free time.
The shift's hours must be respected.