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Our Story :
The project originated from an international group of friends linked by a common passion for travelling. The intention is to make the life changing experience of travel accessible to everyone and to create sustainable spaces promoting individual empowerment and collective evolution.
Goa is the first chapter of the movement, established in September 2016. Ever since the community has hosted more than 700 travelers from 50 different nationalities.
What our guests could expect :
A space crafted with love and individual self – expression of hundreds of travelers.
Stories of world travel and cultural experiences.
An unparalleled Goa experience with jungle expeditions and fort explorations just to name a few.
Opportunities for cultural immersion during the 100s of festivals celebrated in India.
Becoming part of a greater global community named Home Collective.
Why choose Us:
Strategically located:
From tranquil to bustling, all your beach experience expectations are covered! We are located close to both, Keri Beach that guarantees a calm and relaxing time. And Arambol, that stands for everything Goa is known for, the food, the parties, the tourism and the quaint little trinkets shops.
Guided Tours:
A well-loved and highly sought after experience, our guided tours are ventures off the beaten tracks. We offer exciting guided tours both in and around Goa. Check out our guided tours section for more detail.

Volunteer

We believe in what is done with passion!

What is it about?

The season in Goa is a time of gathering: people from the world are coming to rejoice the artistic, musical cultural happenings from October to March.
The hostel running period articulates three main activities :
– a special hosting, give a unique experience for every guest to feel at home.
– a strong online presence, to spread the word and connect widely.
– an innovative home care, for everything related to the property’s look, vibes and facilities.
Volunteering with us during this period is a way to get highly involved with the project, participate to its shared vision and exercise your skills for the common manifestation of the collective dream.

Let’s co-create

No Name Free Hostel is about expressing your freedom through co-creation: embody the soul of the project and contribute to the vision in your unique way.

Volunteering at the hostel requires the ability to work with focused mind, in a team as well as individually, while understanding the place & time requirements. It also implies an extraordinary human experience in a magical place, among what will soon become the members of an extended family.

To hold the team all together we prefer strong roots to a rigid frame, here are the directing principles of life in community, as we understand it :

ROOT PRINCIPLES

  1. The hostel and the vision it manifests being our reason to be there
  2. Thinking, speaking, doing with pure & good intentions
  3. Taking responsibilities and working within the imparted time
  4. Always respecting who and what is around you
  5. Representing the hostel and the principles during the whole volunteering period

 

Available programs for October, november & december 2017

Hosting

Mission 

Description & Skills
Be the face of the Hostel

Reception

Welcome the guests, deliver essential information and handle the reception.

Social, organisation, administration skills.

Feed the Family

Cantine

Plan daily meals, handle requisition list, cook 3 meals a day for staff and guests, responsible of the kitchen.

Organization, cleanliness, good vibes.

Guide the flow

Property management

Organize the daily Karma Yoga for the free guests, assist them in their task. Keep the inventory of the hostel’s assets.

Sense of responsibility, leading abilities.

Be good with money

Account management

Handle the accounts for guests food, bike rental, private rooms. Responsible for any money collection.


Figure friendly, rigorous.

Online presence

 

Mission

Description & Skills
  Fill the dorm

Booking

Coordinate the different booking platforms and handle the calendar. Insure the best is done to welcome the guests. Manage the database.

Organisation, administration skills.

Make the link

Social media

Handle and optimize online social interactions, manage the presence of the hostel on different platforms, including posts and campaigns.

Computer, social, organisation skills.

Display the vision

Website

Create the landscape on which all online informations will be displayed, design, upgrade, maintain, update the website of the hostel.

Master of associated platforms, coding, SEO.

Record the dream

Video

Shoot video content following the everyday life and events taking place at the hostel. Show the project and it’s values from the inside. 

Explorer and investigator, poly-valence.

Capture the magic

Photography

Take pictures of different aspects of the hostel’s life and interests. Explore our world with curious and sharp eyes. 

Different techniques and always ready to click.

Translate the vibe

Content writing

Create written content for the different online platforms and the website articles. 

Structured writing, storytelling & investigating mind.

Tell the story

Editing and designing

Edit social media content, photos and videos. Design posts and campaigns. Harmonize the branding of the hostel.

Storytelling skills, organisation & creativity mind.

Home Care

 

Mission Description & Skills
 Work with nature

Building

 

Design & build outside toilet and shower, install a shed for the washing area and the outside kitchen. Design and build a treehouse.

Eco building, architecture, carpentry.

Reflect the beauty

Art

Embellish the different areas of the hostel with various means, painting, installations, hanging ornament…

Designing and artistic skills. Ability to see and restore harmony. Taste for reusing materials.

Plant the seed

Garden

Imagine and create the garden spaces in relevance with the environment. Design, plant and take care. Optimize watering systems.

Gardening skills, love for nature, permaculture enthusiasm.

Keeping the harmony

Social & environmental responsibility

Establish a social/environmental responsibility plan and implement it through different events, actions and project in the hostel and its surroundings. Research on waste management, local involvement, energy saving…

Project management, environmental sensibility.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

You can apply for a volunteer position from the list above by completing the Application form.

The minimum duration is 1 month.

Applications for October are opened from 25th July to 15th September

The volunteers will be selected according to the fit between the hostel’s needs and the experience and motivation displayed. The hostel’s welcoming capacity is flexible and the number of volunteer is not restricted to one per role. Tell us as much as possible in the application form so we can understand how well you fit the project’s needs! Not being selected shouldn’t discourage anyone from applying for the future volunteer positions at the hostel.

You will be notified by email about the following of the procedure.

Hope to see you soon!

Home Collective

Home Collective is committed to social impact, sustainability and empowerment through a network of volunteer-based, self-managed, traveler communities.

Based on “Each one- Teach one” principle, following the structural guidelines of FreeDormCulture the objective of the collective is to share experiences, information and resources to improve and make efficient the existing foundations. The requirement is to cultivate & organize the network, design the collective dream, promote & expand sustainability and empower alternative opportunities.

 

Plan of action
– Gathering the culture & people
– Co developing the model
– Sharing community living experience
– Intra network sharing of interests, tools, skills and experience
– Multiple involvement opportunities
– Abiding by roles and responsibilities guidelines
– Spreading the word about alternative / sustainable living solutions

 

Home Collective Sites
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1. No Name Free Hostel, Goa 
2. Mountain Mist, Coorg

What?

Home Collective is a growing network of travelers, initiators of #freedormculture – building setup for collective living, inspiring and making positive changes.

Why?

Home Collective is committed to social impact, sustainability and empowerment through a network of crowdfunded, self-managed, volunteer-based traveler community homes.

How?

Home Collective wants itself a collective state of being that empowers individual contribution to the vision by sharing knowledge, resources and information.

Contribute to support  / Volunteer to support 

 

Network

Among the people who stayed at No Name Hostel, some really like to write. They left some amazing travel stories in many languages:

Mali małe wędrowanie : Goa No Name free Hostel in Polish

Ouest France : En Inde, dormir gratuitement dans une auberge de jeunesse, c’est désormais possible ! in French

Mushroom Magazine  also made an article about the project at its beginning.

The Dandy Alien : No Name Free Hostel

Making Her Escape : No-Name Hostel

Travel is All Write : No Name Free Community


Melcan on the road : Holi Festivali in Turkish

Contact us for covering and featuring.

freedormculture@nonamehostel.com

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