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San Cristobal, Galapagos, Ecuador

3.5
7 reviews7

Waiter/kitchen hand at a unique water front restaurant!


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What you offer

5h

Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Bartending
Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.
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What you get

1

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
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The Experience

Explore and adventure the amazing Galapagos Islands in an unique work place! Multitask tour coordinator/leader who is in charge of arranging trips in the Galapagos islands. The intern will get a chance to visit several sites in various islands, making it a "once in a life-time experience."

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Requirements

  • Fluent English or Beginner Spanish
  • Between 18 and 32 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
6 weeks

7 Reviews

3.5

Host & Team

3.5

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Tourism Agency

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.0

Germany

3

I really liked working at NATIVO, it was a great team and heaps of fun working together with those lovely people!
What I didn't enjoy was my stay at the hosts house. I was thankful for having a bed but I felt very unwelcoming at their property. When I arrived Cindy wasn't there for a view days so her mum "managed" everything but she wouldn't even look at me or say hello after a while.
The experience in the restaurant was very good though but I had some personal problems as well and I didn't want to feel more sad at the Galapagos just because of one person. That's one of the reasons I left.

about 2 years ago

Andorra

2

I do not recommend working for Cindy. All three volunteers eventually ended up leaving earlier than expected. There a clear communication problem at work. On top of which, even though we lived behind their house, Cindy and her mother who we would see everyday, would not speak to us directly but through the restaurant manager, Pablo. Cindy clearly told us she did not have time to manage the volunteers and when I tried to talk to Pablo, he was suddenly not in charge of the volunteers. Eventually, Cindy's mom told an employee that we could just leave if not happy. So I did.

over 2 years ago

Bermuda

5

It was a pleasure working with these guys in the Galapagos. Cindy, Sebastian, Pablo and Israel truly made me feel welcome. The island itself is the definition of paradise. The work itself was easy and super chill. They also know how to mix work with some fun as we occasionally went out to the local bars and discotec after work which was always a good time. I definitely wouldve loved stayed longer!!

over 2 years ago

Germany

4

it's a cool restaurant with really amazing food and owned by great people. i can recommend it, though the room could be cleaner and should have a fridge in it.

over 2 years ago

Canada

5

Words cannot describe how absolutely wonderful my experience at Nativo and the galapogos has been. The family was kind and welcoming and held nothing back when it came to treating myself and other volunteers to a life changing trip.
I stayed 1 month and could have easily stayed another. I'm so grateful for everything Cindy and her family has given me.

The tours, animals, people, and food was absolutely amazing. I seriously can't recommend it highly enough.

over 3 years ago

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