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Community Hawi, Hawaii County, United States

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Help at our Vegan Visitor Center

High demand host
This host has received 11 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Learn about sustainability
3 travelers learned about sustainability working with this host
Expand your social consciousness
2 travelers felt they expanded their social consciousness working with this host
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
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The Experience

Gentle World is a team of dedicated volunteers who work cooperatively to provide a live-in educational program for those who wish to learn about vegan living. Our year-round headquarters is in North Kohala on The Big Island of Hawaii. We have a large vegan-organic garden and a communal house which accommodates our long-term volunteers and serves as the amenities for guests participating in our visitor volunteer program.

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  • Intermediate English
  • Over 18 years old
  • United States Visa
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

3 Learning about sustainability

2 Get in touch with nature

2 Developing social awareness

2 Developing environmental awareness

2 Creating true social impact

United States


The Gentle World team were very nice and everyone was welcoming. Despite our trip suffering unforeseen circumstances due to a family emergency, the Gentle World team were extremely accommodating and helpful. It’s important to note for travelers visiting this location to expect an exterior restroom and a quaint cabin in terms of accommodations. I feel these conditions could have more accurately represented in the available information. Overall, the experience offered meaningful perspective in one of the most beautiful places on Earth!

7 days ago

United States


Experiencing Gentle World was so amazing. I learned so much about sustainability and how to live a gentle life. I now have a better understanding of what veganism is and my whole perspective on life has changed. Working and interacting with the people at Gentle World is so fun! I would recommend this place to anyone, especially to people who want to learn more about being vegan.

5 months ago

United States


I wish everyone could come here to experience what Gentle World has to offer! I’ve learned so much about myself, being vegan, working hard & enjoying it, and how to share all the love. Everyone here is so welcoming and the energy is unmatchable! The work is helping around the house & garden and they honestly make it very enjoyable. You get amazing meals and learn how to make them for when you leave. They educate you as much as you’d like to learn and you can tell they genuinely care about you and your well being. I wish everyone in my life could come here. Words honestly don’t do it justice.❤️

5 months ago

United States


These are very special people here and really believe in educating other on the benefits of a vegan lifestyle ....my time there was most rewarding in mind and health ...
Anyone who has any interest at all about a better healthier lifestyle, should have a stay here...
My accommodations were the best I have had of all of my 7 work experiences ... the property was beautiful and most of all I really felt the peace there ...
I will forever remember this as a major highlight in my life ... Adele Darling World Traveler

over 1 year ago

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