Sails on Kos, Volunteer exchange in Greece – Offer your Help and expertise in exchange for accommodation, meals and cultural experience at our glamping project. We are working on a tented resort and will begin operations in May 2020. This new glamping camp is a family operated by Alexi, his partner Madeleine and father George. Located close to Marmari beach on Kos.
Do you charge volunteers a daily or weekly fee?
No, we offer free food and accommodation
How many hours of volunteering help will you expect per week?
about 20-25 hours
We have a large property, aside from setting up the glamping tents, we are landscaping, planting trees, grow organic vegetables are near the beach and have a pool.
We are looking for an experienced handyperson to help us with carpentry and or building, and or landscaping/gardening for the next few months until we open in May.
We are also interested in volunteer help with hospitality once we open to help us with our guests.
The work/hospitality exchange offer is for, 27 hours of work a week. (5 or a 6 day week) . The remaining time the applicant will be free to explore the island and enjoy the sea nearby
We are able to provide shared accommodation, meals and possibly a basic salary. Volunteering in Greece is not clearly defined in work cover law. If required we will pay the minimum work cover insurance based on Greek legislation.
We are surrounded by organic farmers are next to horse stables, and sea sports school.
You will have the opportunity to work with a family business, that is on the ground working to create their dream.
We are open to sharing anything that we have, we have a myriad of interests and skills and besides working on the project, or on the beach, we have a large garden to escape to, bicycles to use, occasional hikes, archery, and occasional soap making. And exploring a beautiful Greek island.
We are looking for team members when it comes to responsibilities, at the same time your free time is respected and it is yours. We are casual but we expect focused and responsible volunteers.
Our volunteer opportunity in details:
We are a family run business opening a luxury tent resort in May 2020.
What type of host are you?
What are you looking for help with?
- General Help
What’s the mission of your community?
To provide a family oriented hotel, where families can come to relax and bond with themselves, each other and the local environment. We are looking for volunteers to help us finish the build/construction/landscaping of the project and or to work with us during the season in various job roles.
How many volunteers could you host?
- A couple of volunteers
When would you need volunteers?
March to May
How many hours of help per day?
4-5 hours of help per day
How many days of help per week?
5 days per week – 2 days off
Are accommodation and food included?
Yes, we offer food and accommodation
What type of accommodation can you provide?
Diet – nutrition information
We can accommodate vegetarians, We cook together as a family so each day there will be a family evening meal, normally greek/mixed cuisine
no, no charge
VISA – could you provide Visa support/info/invitation letters?
No, we cannot help with Visa but we can offer assistance
We offer a cultural exchange, working in a greek family, they can learn to do some of the activities we have on offer, from cooking classes to soap making, etc. Plus the options to explore the island and its sights.
What to do in the free time
The island of Kos is a busy tourist island with plenty of things to see from different beautiful beaches, hikes on the mountain and plenty of history to visit.
English and Greek
We live in a rural setting on a Greek island. We are looking for help during the end of winter and beginning of spring, everything is green and all the flowers are blooming
How to get to your site
Airplane, ferry boat. We can arrange to collect from either port.
Is there internet access?
The main picture is not from the actual place. To see actual photos of the place, please visit the host’s website (see contact details right below).
Website and social media: http://www.sailsonkos.com