Help us cook and be a part of an innovative education solution!


The Exchange

Maya Universe Academy is a social entrepreneurship project whose mission is to improve access to quality education to rural communities. It’s the only chain of free private schools where parents can pay in time instead of money by volunteering two days per month at the schools. Do you have a passion for food and cooking for others? Are you up for a challenge to prepare rewarding meals for our teaching staff, and agriculture and construction team?


What you offer

30 hours of help per week

Cooking: Choose the menu, pick ingredients and cook delicious dishes.


What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

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 Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

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

Dance classes: Take free dance classes at our place.

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


Requirements

Intermediate English

Over 18 years old


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

You will be in charge of the volunteers' kitchen, managing the food and the place in order for the volunteers and staff members to enjoy rewarding meals.


Activities & Shift

You will be requested to choose the ingredients and cook lunch for the volunteers and staff members in the morning. You will help the hostel cooking lady preparing dinner for our 83 hostel kids. Friday afternoon and Saturday are free!


Rules

- You will not use any drugs. You will also be careful drinking alcoholic beverages, especially in public places. Drinking alcohol and smoking is prohibited during school hours and on school premises.
- The volunteer must have good health, liability-insurance. The volunteer will be liable for illness, an accident, robbery and such unforeseen matters.