Guesthouse and Centre for alternative health in a former shopping centre.

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Ingrid Straub-Zerfowski



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Guesthouse and Centre for alternative health in a former shopping centre.

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionThe Glass-House of Spirits is our new project starting from March 2020.
    What now is the Glass-House, once used to be a shopping centre. We have renovated this building and turned it into a guesthouse, life school and centre for alternative health. This place still stands in its original structure except that we now have guestrooms behind the large display store windows.

    We used to own and run the Healingcastle Schochwitz and had a lot of volunteers over the 15 years that helped us maintain our first life school and guesthouse. As we had a great experience working with international volunteers, we decided to continue with such a program. Now we welcome you as a volunteer at The Glass-House.
    Our newly opened guesthouse is situated in the same beautiful wine and region in Saxony-Anhalt.
    It is located in the quiet town of Schraplau which is surrounded by nature.
  • LocationGermany, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schraplau

  • Work
  • Type of work Building
    Cooking / Shopping
    General maintenance
    Help in the house
    Help with computers / internet
    Helping with tourists
  • Hours per day Approximately 5 hours per day. The hours may vary, depending on how many guests we have staying at the guesthouse and how many other tasks we have per day.
    You will have 1 - 2 days off per week. On working days you will have the afternoon off as free time
  • Work requirements: As we have a guesthouse business to run and we would like to upkeep our good reputation, we do have some basic requirements for our volunteers:
    We welcome anyone who:
    - is willing to learn by working; for us work does not equal work, it rather gives us the opportunity to learn more about things and especially our abilities that we might not have been aware of before
    - is respectful towards the hosts, guests and other volunteers
    - has manners such as a simply "please" and "thank you"
    - open to experiencing new things

  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: Minimum length of stay: 2 weeks
  • Maximum number of helpers: 3
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:German, English, Portuguese
  • Has pets? Currently no pets.
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: You may share a dorm room or have a small private room. This depends on how many volunteers we have staying with us. Toilet and shower and kitchen are always shared.
    We offer accommodation for free.
    Please note that we are not a hotel for volunteers.
  • Additional info
  • To our guests we offer holistic and alternative health therapies, as well as Yoga and meditation.
    Volunteers are happy to join us in our Yoga class for free.
    We also offer our alternative health therapies to you for free, but please bear in mind that the devices may only be used after approval of the host.