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Community project in the middle of Swiss Alps

  • Marker details
  • Description**From the beginning of next year on we are again looking for volunteers!**

    **Also we are looking for people that are willing and capable to stay longer (at least one season) and take over some responsibility in the areas of kitchen and service/reception. Must not necessarily be professionals. For service/reception only people that speak fluently German**

    We are a spiritual community running a hotel/seminar house on the Rigi-mountain in the center of Switzerland near Lucerne. We are located at 1300m above sea level, in a beautiful natural landscape of alpine meadows covered in flowers in the summer and snow in the winter.
    There is no direct vehicle access to the mountain and all visitors and helpers must make their way up via the Rigi mountain train. However the station “Rigi-Klösterli” is located 3 minutes walk from the hotel.
    We are a community of around 8 to 20 people of all ages, some are here permanently and others are coming and going. We run the hotel together as a place for seminars and projects that want to effect our planet in a good way. Our intention is to go through the day mindfully with each other and to come again and again into the Here and Now. You are heartily invited to feel free in finding your own way and rhythm in living together in our community.
    There is a possibility to take part in group activities like for example the morning meditation or the weekly singing evening.
  • LocationSwitzerland, Schwyz, Schwyz, Arth

  • Work
  • Type of work Cooking / Shopping
    General maintenance
    Help in the house
    Other
  • Hours per day We expect six hours a day of work with two free days per week. This includes food and accomodation.Your working times (and also how flexible they are) are depending a bit on your tasks and the area you're working in.
  • Work requirements: We are looking for motivated, self-reliant volunteers, who find joy in their work. You need to be fit and healthy and interested in working towards your own inner peace and well being - in coordination with our work for the well being of our guests.

    You must be willing to work where help is needed for the length of your stay; it could be housekeeping, kitchen work/dishwashing or house/garden renovations, depending on the season and the requirements of the hotel. We prefer people to stay at minimum five weeks.

    Because of Swiss law, we have to ask you to pay a fee of 150 Swiss Francs for your stay. However, if you are interested in our place but feel you can not afford that, don't hesitate to talk to us.
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: We prefer helpers to stay at minimum five weeks
  • Maximum number of helpers: 2
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:German, Swiss German, English, French
  • Has pets? There are no pets in the house, but a lot of cows on the meadows around in summer:)
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: Lodging with your own room (second marker image); shared bathrooms on the floor. Free Wifi is available.
    Biological, most of the time vegetarian food is provided by the kitchen team. Vegan is also possible.
  • Additional info
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