Guest house manager

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The experience

Manages our guesthouse , request help from the other volunteers to keep the guesthouse clean and tidy especially the shared kitchen and bathrooms and linen. Note: We do not host paying guest.


What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Kitchen Hand: Help prepare, finish and serve meals.

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

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

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens


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.

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

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

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.

Dance classes: Take free dance classes at our place.

Holistic Therapies: You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.

Permaculture Course: Take part in our Permaculture course for free.

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


Requirements

Beginner English or Beginner Portuguese

Over 20 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Manage the cleanliness of our guesthouse and surrounding garden with the help of the other volunteers.
Make sure dishes and kitchen are cleanedthat the biodegradables are buried in the garden any that the trashed is brought to the outside bins


Activities & Shift

Daily assign cooking and cleaning tasks to the other volunteers so that the property remain clean at all times. Before the volunteers leave their room and linen should be washed and dried.


Rules

ECO WASHING 🌝💦
Oir water conservation system is based on our limited capacity Septic tank .
Please conserve water and use biodegradable soaps (champoo etc) vinegar is a safe cleaning base.
Do Not put paper tissue etc in the WC asit will clog the septic tank. Please use the bin for toilet paper etc...

Washing Machine use 3 Teaspoon of our powder soap and sodium bicarbonate mix plus half cup of white vinegar. NO softener.

FILL the washing machine , so ask the others to bring their clothes. If you don't want to share please handwash

When you shower please do a quick rince and stop the shower. Wash+Rince, repeat if you must. Saving water is part of saving the planet!