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Hopkins Village
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Area (ha): 10
Persons: 2
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 4259
Country: Belize

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Last Updated: July 29, 2012

Come live with a Garifuna Family and experience the daily chores. Subbmerge yourself in the hard working culture of the Garifuna People. Experience an Eight hour work day with primary duties being:Yard Cleaning (raking, landscaping & chopping), house keeping chores(sweeping,bathroom cleaning & bed spreading etc.) and construction work (thatching, plastering & block laying)
Additional duties may include:
Meet & greet guest
Restaurant & Bar Management
Other Premises Maintenance Project
Other tourism business related duties

Terms of Engagement:
• Accommodations provided at the rate of USD7.50 per person daily.

.2 meals provided: breakfast & dinner

• All amenities and activities are complimentary based on availability.

We will be responsible for providing you with accommodations for a minimum of 2 weeks. As a helpxer you'll be responsible for the preparation of your meals. Sunday is day off. Sundays are for the volunteers/students to utilize as desire. Visit to the Jaguar Reserve, Cayes to snorkel, Zip Lining, Cave Tubing, and/or visit to the Maya Ruin are few of the activities recommended.

Opportunity Exist for female & male volunteers:

Required of Volunteers

Notice of interest to be hosted at Palmento Grove- Hopkins as a Helpxer must be received 2 months from the proposed arrival date.

Please note: Minimum of 2 weeks stay will be afforded no less.

• Volunteers must have good character, hard working, adventurous and outgoing personality.

. 50% of accommodation payment is due in order to confirm stay. The balance of payment is due upon arrival at Palmento Grove - Hopkins.

.Cancellation: refund of advance payment will not be entertained 2 weeks prior to arrival.

>> Facilities available on site are:
>> Volleyball court, Restaurant & Bar, Private bathrooms, Boat, Kitchen, Bikes, Visitor’s lounge & Cable TV.
>> Things to know:
Beach is just 10 minutes walk away.
Telephone and internet services are available on site or in close proximity.
Bug spray would be helpful.
appropriate clothing recommended as climate is hot 85-10 degrees.

There are 2 buses that leave Dangriga Town at 10:30 a.m. & 5:00p.m. to Hopkins Village daily.
Private Pickup from the Dangriga Airstrip is available at USD20.00 if required

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