Orama Oasis (NZL-28)


Type: Community - Country: New Zealand

Brief description and main aims

A dynamic Christian community based on Great Barrier Island, to provide a holiday adventure, spiritual retreat or training school at Orama.

Volunteer tasks

Volunteers’ duties may include kitchen work such as food preparation, baking and cleaning, general cleaning and housekeeping, gardening, repair and maintenance, equipment care, planting and harvesting vegetables, function room set up and being involved with youth programs. Recreational activities include swimming, fishing, kayaking, rock-climbing, tramping, staying in DOC huts, snorkeling and surfing.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

Volunteers will be living and working on the beautiful Great Barrier Island, just 90km from Auckland in a small community. The volunteers are asked to do physical work and be willing to be trained to use some farm machinery. The work will involve occasional extra hours and some weekend work. The weather may vary from stunningly beautiful to inclement.

Orama has an overtly Christian heritage and focus that the volunteers should be willing to respect.

Location

Great Barrier Island, North Island.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Accommodation is onsite within a self-contained unit or a room in the lodge. Generally volunteers share a room.

More Information

Number of ACVE  volunteers in project: 4 - male or female.

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