What you can do

Attendance and Reception
Monitoring of check-in and check-out procedures, to perceive the client-based approach

Teach languages
Promote small informal English/Spanish training activities, not only with the Pousada workers but also with interested clients and community members.

Kitchen & Bar
Support in the breakfast service and replacement of the necessary, storage and cleaning of the room

Entertainment & Animation
Boosting the social room with the creation and proposal of entertainment games for customers

Carrying out small repairs in the Pousada's facilities, as well as the necessary light maintenance of equipment.
Help during
25 hours per week, 5 hours per day
The minimum required period is 8 days
Rotary shifts from 8 am to 1 pm or 2 pm to 7 pm, to be defined by convenience
Available during
july august september
What we offer

Weekly rest days
To know the region

Double room without private bathroom, to be shared with another volunteer


Hostel kitchen
Free access to the hostel kitchen

Laundry facilities
The washing of clothes will be assured in the hostel

Shuttle Service
To be arranged, upon availability, from the bus station terminal in Idanha-a-Nova to the Pousada.

At the end you get a certificate of participation in the program
Mandatory requirements
Age: >18 years old

Intermediate command of spoken Portuguese and English.
Optional requirements
A dynamic, willing and communicative person
Spoken Spanish
What's not included
All personal expenses relating to travel and subsistence, food (except breakfast), including travel insurance, visa, medical care, other costs not listed, etc.
The experience

A voluntary project based on the exchange of knowledge and the dynamisation of spaces, where the main final objective will be the valorisation of all stakeholders and the interaction with an environment far from large urban centres.

About the host

Idanha-a-Nova is the ideal destination for nature lovers. Perfect for you to unwind and lose yourself in the scenery!

Here, you have plenty to choose from. From the cultural and ethnological heritage of great value to local festivals and pilgrimages.

Must sees are the historical villages of Idanha-a-Velha and Monsanto with its traditional houses, medieval castles, pillories and Roman bridges, and roads!

And because this is a Hostel for nature lovers, get ready because you have 1001 options. Hiking, biking or horseback riding, climbing and mountaineering, bird watching, canoeing, paragliding and much more!

So, you still think that there is nothing to do in Idanha-a-Nova?

As you can see, you have plenty of reasons to come visit us!

Closed from 12/15/2019 to 12/26/2019


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  Praça da República, 32 6060-184 Idanha-a-Nova Portugal |   (+351) 277 208 051 / 925 664 989 |  idanha@movijovem.pt
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