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Help at an eco-hostel run as an educational non-profit, in West Baden Springs, USA

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionOur mission: "We hope that all who stay or live at the Hostel will be inspired to improve themselves and improve the world around them." We are now into year two of the creation of the Hostel with intentions to open to the general public summer of this year. This eco hostel is intended to provide a space for guests to come through for a night or two to relax, rejuvenate, and return to a state of bliss and inspiration.
  • LocationUnited States, Indiana, Orange County, West Baden Springs

  • Work
  • Type of work Animal care
    Art project
    Building
    Cooking / Shopping
    Farmstay
    Gardening
    General maintenance
    Help in the house
  • Hours per day 4 hours a day, 6 days a week.
  • Work requirements: If you have specific skills (gardening, cooking, building, etc) you'll likely get steered that direction, but in general everyone does a little bit of everything around here. There's always domestic stuff to be done, and we're always working on a cool project or two. Our next big project is a treehouse!
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Year round
  • Duration of stay: We can decide this together.
  • Maximum number of helpers: 2
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English
  • Has pets? We are a pet-free facility EXCEPT for the month of September. That's dog month!
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: Individual--often themed--rooms, including a hobbit hole and an artist's suite. Wifi in all the rooms. All meals, including weekly fresh veg from a local organic farm, gourmet meals delivered, and healthy snacks around the clock.
  • Additional info
  • We are located five minutes away from the twin towns of French Lick and West Baden Springs, and there is a trusty beast of a farm truck here that can be used. We are right next to the national forest, which is full of beautiful hiking and biking trails, awesome caves, free camping, and lakes perfect for kayaking (we have two here).