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!