St. Maarten Volunteer Centre for Eco Projects
Our 1st Volunteer Centre is based in Sint Maarten Dutch West Indies which goes by the name Vicky’s Keys – www.vickyskeys.com. Managed by volunteers this location functions as a Hostel – a low budget lodging facility – for tourists. Besides lodging Vicky’s Keys accommodates volunteers from abroad who work together with local based volunteers at several organized initiatives.
Vicky’s Keys rooms and dorms has been renovated and are equipped with the basic necessities. Everything to ensure that its guests enjoy their day to their own heart’s content. Vicky’s Keys premises is approximately 1.400m2 / 15.000 square feet. The concept is “Stay Among The Locals” which is popular among the backpackers market. Yet it is the only hostel in Sint Maarten to anticipate those who would like to experience staying among the locals but with an Eco twist to it.
There are 4 buildings on the property. Guests can arrange lodging for a single bed, a room, an apartment or the family apartment. The premises has several gardens cultivated with herbs, vegetables, fruit and fish (Aquaponics system). Besides the usual luxury amenities you have the choice to experience pure Caribbean self-sufficient living. On the premises you will find a Café, Terrace (ground and roof) with barbecue area, Gardens, 3 Mixed Dormitories and 2 Private Dorm Rooms and two Luxury Studios. Currently Vicky’s Keys can accommodate a maximum of 29 persons at once. Furthermore Vicky’s Keys premises is being upgraded continuously. More features are being added such as Permaculture designed gardens and a lot more. Visit us and we’ll assist you with discovering Vicky’s Keys and the island of Sint Maarten.
Want to volunteer?
We seek volunteers to join us in Sint Maarten. If you are from abroad our Volunteer Centre is happy to accept you as volunteer provided that:
- You do not live in Sint Maarten Dutch West Indies
- You have completed the application process including the payment of the processing fee in the amount of US$ 40, at least one month in advance.
- You come for a MINIMUM of 2 months and a MAXIMUM of 12 months (subject to the Volunteer Centre’s approval).
- You are between the ages of 18 and 35 years
- You are in good mental and physical health
- You speak a reasonable level of English
Via the Volunteer Centre you will be assigned a task. Click here on how to become a Volunteer.