Mision Surf Maintenance Volunteer

Type of Job

Volunteer

Job Location

Puerto Madero, Chis., Mexico

Placement

4-5 hours work per day, 5 days a week in exchange for one meal per day and
beach front accommodation in a beautiful shared house (private bedroom). A minimum commitment
of one month is required. Immediate start. Discounts on surfboard hire and surf lessons.

Mision Surf Maintenance Volunteer

Site Type

Live Onsite

Reports to:

Mision Surf Manager

Our Visión and Focus

The Misión México Foundation aims to break cycles of poverty, abuse and inequality; providing
opportunities for every child and youth that we care for to succeed. Through long-term solutions like
education, practical and emotional care and community development, we provide tools and
opportunities for children and youth to advance in every aspect of their lives, becoming the best that they can be. Our core focuses are; education and extracurricular activities; safe homes with a family environment; health and wellbeing support; community development, personal development and life skills.

Misión Surf was born out of Misión México's passion for the ocean. We are a not-for-profit hotel and surf school with a sister home and a sister community project in Tapachula. Since opening Misión Surf, we’ve hosted community classes, surf workshops, yoga retreats and we even care for animals. Misión Surf is a place for people to enjoy whilst giving back to the wider community, and supporting our mission to give love, life, and hope.

Role Context

Misión Surf is a social impact hostel and surf school, created to generate self-sustainable income for
Mision Mexico Foundation and provide community outreach support to the youth and families of
Puerto Madero. We are a small six-bedroom, beachfront property located 30 minutes outside of
Tapachula, Chiapas.

We are looking for a skilled and reliable maintenance person to help with small to medium projects
in our hostel and home. This includes carpentry, fixing doors/locks, fixing a rood, and general
maintaining of the property and grounds.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carpentry projects

  • General maintenance and repairs across the property and ground

  • Assist in maintaining the grounds and gardens

Essential Criteria
  • Proven experience in carpentry or general maintenance

  • Energetic

  • Conversational in either English or Spanish

  • 21 years or older

  • No drug use

Desirable Criteria

Full driving license, with willingness to drive in Mexico if required

Additional Information

These roles are for an immediate start.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please contact

volunteer@misionmexico.org