The Green Backpackers is a friendly, affordable and clean home-away-from home for backpackers who wish to experience the desert and marvel at the beauty of the crater. The hostel was opened by two tourguides who love the desert and share their love with all of their guests.
Volunteers will have an opportunity to host backpackers, help maintain the hostel. Since The Green Backpackers is still in its opening stages, volunteers will have an opportunity to use their creativity in planning and building the ecological garden and other parts of the hostel.
As a volunteer you will become part of the hostel team and assist with its development. Duties will include some the following:
• Cleaning and maintanece
• Managing the hostel when the owners are away
• Painting walls
• Assisiting with green initiatives, such as planting a garden
• Taking groups to experience the Bedouin culture and local agricultural volunteer projects
Volunteers will stay in one of the male or female dorm rooms. There will be a safe area to store personal belongings.
Food - Stipend of 25 NIS a day for food and communal meals in the hostel
Facilities - All of the facilities at the hostel are available for volunteers; kitchen, internet, T.V, D.V.D, rental of hiking gear, etc.
Minimum age 18- 45
Phone interview following reservation
Cultural tolerance and open-mindedness
A minimum 3 week commitment
High level of independence and flexibility
Good level of English
Motivation to work with tourists
Interest in organic gardening and ecological tourism
Full travel & medical insurance
Immunizations (please consult your doctor)
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