STAY IN THE RESERVA NATURAL PALMARI AS A VOLUNTEER

We are looking for: young, dynamic men and women, age of at least 21 years, with good knowledge in English as well as good comprehension in either Spanish or Portuguese. IMPORTANT: for travelling to Brazil is to have a citizenship that does not require a brazilian tourism visa (if not, the volunteer needs to obtain this visa by himself before he arrives).job 01

Work tasks areas: reception, and briefing of the visitors; generally translating into English even during ventures, tours and excursions; responsible for checking the lodging and general tydiness as well as the quality of catering; cleaning and providing fresh fruit on the bird feeder platforms; cleaning and re-filling of sugar-nectar into the hummingbird feeders; assisting the kitchen and tydiness staff; paying attention regarding the punctuality of the visitors and tour guides regarding the activities; making lists of the names, dates of arrivals and departures, passport numbers; asking the visitors for a feedback before their departure; asking the visitors to please up-load a review in the "TripAdvisor" and other relevant Internet sites; inventory and ordering of specific products from the main offices (e. g. eco-shampoo, eco-soap, Nutella, marmalade); cooperation and assistance to the visitor centre administrator; getting in contact regularly with both the manager in Leticia and the general manager at the main offices in Bogotá D. C.

Period of stay: each volunteer has to plan for a minimum stay of 6 weeks and a maximum of 12 weeks; the volunteer will arrive at the Reserva Natural Palmari when still other volunteers are present, receiving instructions, learning and working together with them for a few days after which he will work on his own.

What do we offer: Flight ticket Bogotá - Leticia - Bogotá if handled through our agency; receival and transportation from and to the airport in Leticia or Tabatinga; full board and lodging; work garment (2 short-sleeved t-shirts, 1 long-sleved shirt and rubber boots  - all, except one t-shirt that each volunteer may keep as a souvenir must be returned to the administrator of our visitors centre)

What do the volunteers have to provide: Rain coat or waterproof jacket, "hands-free" head-torch (If possible with both white & red light!), private clothing, private medication and private equipment; we also suggest to have a look into the "What to take" and "What not to take" lists that we provide our guests for information.

Additional option: regarding administrative tasks, we are searching for volunteers over a period of 1 to 2 months in our main offices in Bogotá D. C.; we cannot offer lodging, but we are willing to discuss a small allowance for food and transportation.

Application documents: curriculum vitae including information regarding the level of englisch and other languages; passport personal data & photograph page, recent colour photograph in full body size; a letter of motivation; specification of the desired duration of the stay; regarding university students and vsa logo 117rother volonteers, which are interested in developing a social or a scientific proyect in order to complete the requirements regarding the finalizing of their high school or university career we need a copy of the proyect as well as an authorizing letter issued by the relevant university or educational center signed by the proyect head.

Applications to: GRUPO TRAVESIAS S.A.S., to the attention of Melanie Antoine-Feill (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and SAntiago Villamil T. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or all sent by courier to the address: Carrera 10 # 93-72 / Barrio "Chicó reservado" / Edificio "Palmarí" Oficina # 602, Bogotá D. C. / COLOMBIA

VOLUNTEERS ALREADY HAVING WORKED AT THE RESERVA NATURAL PALMARI (We depict only some very few as most of the volunteers "forget" to send us their closing report with a few photographs after leaving us...)