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Come & Help With Our Unique Floating Hotel Course! let's exchange language and cultures in Central Java

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionI have been around the world , as I have worked as a crew member on one of the biggest cruise ship companies in the world.
    Now that I have settled in my home, Solo - Central Java. I've decided to share my passion and experiences with the younger generation by setting up a special program called the "Floating Hotel Course" . It is a preparatory course for students who will work on cruise ships and hotels.

    Our program is unique. We have turned our Ethnic Javanese House to a boarding house, where students from different parts of Indonesia come live and train in a creative Non-formal setting and gain the skills they need , to be ready before they go on board.
  • LocationIndonesia, Jawa Tengah, Kabupaten Sukoharjo

  • Work
  • Type of work Help with computers / internet
    Language practice
    Teaching
  • Hours per day We provide hands on experience for our students, and we don't believe in just learning from books, they practice cooking, housekeeping, food and beverage servicing and multiple more skills needed on board. The volunteer can have 3 hours a day and off day
  • Work requirements: We also prepare them for interviews and teach them marine English and that's why We need You to come, if you ; Speak English OR Have any experience in the hospitality industry such as hotels, restaurants, Cruise ships. Join us and share your experiences and skills with our students.
    We also look for people who can help us in marketing our school/ program, so If you have any marketing/social media skills join us too.
    We are open to all option, as long as you are someone who's fun and happy to have conversations with our students. Don't hesitate to contact Us
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: april, may,july
  • Duration of stay: at least one week
  • Maximum number of helpers: 2
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English
  • Has pets? no
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: Most times, we will even be able to drop you off and pick you up, if you needed to go somewhere,
    Other than that , you can use Transportation apps like Grab and Go-Jek. You can get to the city center for about 3 to 5 USD depending on whether you choose car or motorcycle.

    Even though we are only 15 minutes away from the city center, our neighborhood tries to preserve its traditions' and cultures' So you will be able to see some traditional and cultural celebrations that have disappeared in bigger cities.
    We also might be able to accompany you to local weddings,birth celebrations and the famous Wayang.

    Central Java has many beautiful places to visit ,such as Kraton,Solo Palace,Temples ,Panoramas and much more.
    It is also a good point to travel from,you can easily visit many Indonesian cities from here.
  • Additional info
  • I live in big ethnic Javanese House with my wife and two teenage sons. Our house is comfortable and we have a big nice area with a billiard table where students hang out often. We have 2 rooms for Hipphelp, one is an en-suite but with the other one , you can share the bathroom with us.