Learn How Coffee is Made in an Old Coffee Plantation

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The experience

This plantation is a 19th-century Dutch Colonial heritage with lots of history and locally-harvested coffee. It is managed by one of the most influential and respected families in Blitar and has been handed down from generation to generation. In 2015, the property was opened to the public, offering tours through the coffee fields, museums, and a warehouse -converted cafe that has the charm and relaxed vibes of a Dutch-Indies past life.


What you offer

6 hours of help per day

Animal Care: Help look after and take care of animals.

Social Work: Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.

Farming: Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens


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.

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

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Get free drinks or beverages.: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

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

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

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.

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.

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Fast Internet Access: High-speed internet for you to work remotely


Requirements

Fluent English or Fluent Indonesian

Between 18 and 40 years old

Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

Be from outside Indonesia


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Types of help and learning opportunities : Charity Work, Language practice, Teaching, Gardening, Animal Care, Farmstay help, Help around the house, Hospitality/Tourism, General Maintenance, Help with Computers/ Internet


Activities & Shift

1. Learning about coffee cupping and coffee brewing.
2. Five days a week and two days off per week. On days off, volunteers may leave
the plantation to visit other places with management’s knowledge or take one of our
tours or take part in activities.
3. Six hours of work on weekdays. Seven hours of work at the cafe on weekend
and holidays.
4. Assist in taking care of coffee seedlings in the plantation nursery area.
5. Assist in product packaging in the production area.
6. Cleaning the museums and guesthouses.
7. Teaching English to local children (only on special occasions ).
8. Be a guest speaker for “Cross Culture” discussion (only on special occasions).
9. etc


Rules

Participate in De Karanganjar Koffieplantage Volunteering Program with good intentions, with no other purpose other than to volunteer at De Karanganjar Koffieplantage, learn about Blitar, and seek friendship with the people of Blitar. Abide by company rules and contribute to this program as well as possible. Represent my country of origin well and respect Indonesian culture and norms. Keep my room clean and tidy. Not use drugs on De Karanganjar Koffieplantage. Not invite someone other than a registered volunteer to sleep at the inn.