Volunteering at MESCOT Where you Stay / Duration of StayKinabatangan, Sabah, Malaysian BorneoPlace to Stay Volunteers stay at Batu Puteh in our village homestay program (Miso Walai Homestay). Staying with a local host family will help provide volunteers with a fun and added cultural experience with KOPEL-MESCOT. The homestay program is full board, so all meals and accommodation are included. There is potentially some rainforest-based work that will involve staying overnight in the jungle in simple hammock camps - this will be advised accordingly. All additional camping equipment and training will be provided by KOPEL-MESCOT. Duration & Length of Stay We have no specific limits either minimum or maximum. But for practical purposes, anything longer than 7 nights would be most beneficial for both volunteers as well as our program. It will take a few days to settle in, learn all that is needed to learn, before undertaking volunteer work. If the time is too short it would not be of great benefit both ways. We have had volunteers stay up to 3 months, however 2 weeks to six weeks is probably an ideal time-frame to maximise the learning experience for the volunteer and support for the program. There will always be a variety of work, so the longer the stay, the more all round involvement and better experience will be attained. Daily Routine & Work Hours Daily work times varies depending on the activity. Could involve very early (pre-dawn) starts. In general, however, the work hours is typically 8:00am to 4:30pm day to day, unless other wise advised in advance.