Help at farm and guiding tourists around a lava cave in Iceland
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Volunteers are needed for this month and enquiries are very welcome for the whole year.
Part availabilty for volunteers this month and enquiries are welcome for other months of the year.
No volunteer availabilty for this month but please feel free to email about volunteering during other months that are marked in green or yellow.
Area: Rhineland-PalatinateWe are a Dutch couple (30 and 35 years old) running a mushroom farm in a very quiet village in Germany. We grow shiitake and king oyster mushrooms which are very heahlty and beautifull delicate mushrooms. Besides that, we grow some vegetables in our garden. We have mostly some immigrant workers to harvest our mushrooms, who are living in a second house in the village that we bought. At the moment we work with Rumanians, and as they can speak hardly English or German, the communication is not always so good. That's why we explicit want workawayers to speak English, German or Dutch so we can understand each other well! As there's not much to do around the village that we live in, it would be good for workawayers to come together as friends, family or couple to not get bored during free time. We would be happy to have someone with skills for electricity and building/construction work in general. Workawayers are welcome to share our life but as we are also running a parttime family, we sometimes like to have our privacy.
Area: AzoresWe are a Swiss couple running a bed & breakfast and renting out two holiday houses on our land property of 4'500m2 on the island São Miguel, the largest island of the Azores. We've got 3 dogs and 2 cats - so you should love animals. We are looking for workawayers for the low season (october until mai) to help us to prepare the holidayhouses, our mainhouse and the surroundings for the high season. May be, that also in the low season we've got guests and need your help in the kitchen and serving the dishes.
Area: LaplandINDOOR WORK AVAILABLE For winter season 2014/2015- I wonder if there is anybody there who would like to help us this winter, but would mainly like to work indoor and help in the guesthouse? I would be happy to hear from you as soon as possible. If you want to experience arctic winter 290 km north of Arctic Circle and feel our profile appealing, please do not hesitate to contact us. In October-November a stay of 2-4 weeks is still acceptable, but in the high season, Dec-April, we are searching for candidates who are willing to stay in minimum 3 months. ****** A small family-run company which is located in the middle of a forest area about 5 km outside the Ivalo village and about 15 km from Ivalo airport. In spring 2011 we opened the guesthouse which is located in the same courtyard where our family (father, mother and three sons) is living. Just beside the guesthouse lies also our Alaskan husky farm with about 140 sled dogs. The husky farm has been on this place already since 1988. We offer guests cozy accommodation, Finnish-Lappish homemade food and personal service in an unique environment. Personal service and positive cozy atmosphere are the key words in our guesthouse as well as during the husky safaris. Our guests shall feel that they are warmly welcome whenever communicating with our team. This applies also for our volunteers who are an important part of the team. If you are looking for volunteer work in a special place with various tasks you have found the right place! But consider that the work with huskies has to be done in every weather – even if the temperature drops to -30°C and more! However, we are happy to get volunteers to help at the guesthouse as well, so you can even wish for mainly indoor tasks - our guesthouse is warm and cozy :)! Do also notice that during the winter season work days can be up to 10 hours long. We have not got volunteers for a long time yet, however, our experience so far has taught us that if You are a vegetarian or a vegan, our place is not the correct one for You! Making food for the dogs as well as feeding them has proved to be too difficult for vegetarians and vegans. Dogs do eat meat!! Please also notice that our farm and guesthouse are located in the forest with no next door neighbours. People coming from cities easily say that we are "in the middle of nowhere". If you are not in balance with yourself, it might be too isolated for you. If you are still interested please take a look at the calendar to see when we can offer you volunteer work. Your application should include background information about yourself, your working experience and your motivation to help us and to become part of the Guesthouse Husky team. Also a good photo of You, not from a beautiful landscape with you as a minor detail, is appreciated. We have a trial period of 3 days so that both parties can see if the team play will work.
Area: Kathmandu,ChitwanWe have a small orphanage with 12 children at the moment, but some of them are not completely orphan. Some have step father or mother but all of them are from the deprive family,completely from the rural area like they have never seen any vehicles, television or school. Now they are staying with us.We are sending them to English school here in the capital city, Kathmandu. We provide them quality education, basic needs, good moral lessons and everything needed for daily life. We are trying our best to make them fit in this modern world. And till today's date we are going sole in our mission/goals. We don't have any foreign aids or governmental helps. In country like Nepal we don't have any provision for free education or the care for orphan children. And its very hard to walk alone with 12 children, fulfill their needs. But when we look at their innocent faces, full of new hopes for this world, the smile on their faces which is so true so natural and so pure which inspires us in each and every moment. So we would like to request you to come here and experience something new and special. We believe in the hand that serves not the hand that prays." Nepal is completely different country from west. It is very unique and natural with some divine spiritual waves. The people here are very kind and helpful. So come on and take the chances. Life is not only about surviving, we should put our hands together to make others alive and there is nothing holier than serving others. The smile on the faces of others gives more spiritual energy to move forward in your life. Lets cross the limitations of life, we can contribute some thing to make others happy. The contribution can be your physical or moral. Come on walk with us and see how it feels to see the smiles on those innocent faces. If you want to do something with us in our hard steps feel free to mail us and your suggestion will be very much helpful for us to walk ahead. Our mission is to increase the number of children annually, to establish our own school for children where education to basic needs will be free of cost. And we are waiting for the hand to help us out in our mission. If you want to do something for the same world you are living without any selfishness with a true heart come with us and put your hand together.Your small help will be great contribution to these children. Your face, kind heart and great contribution will be written in golden words in their life when they will be heading to bright future.
Area: CarinthiaOur small therapeutic riding stable/farm is located in the beautiful area of the "Nockberge" in Carinthia/Austria. We are an open hearted family of 4. You will also get in contact with other enjoyable people of our team. We are very experienced in the the fields of equine assisted therapy and activity, as hippotherapy, remedial vaulting and riding lessions for disabled riders. We are working hard to keep this project running. We have open stabling for our 9 horses and ponies and outdoor riding arena. Our region is vistited by many tourists because of mountains, lakes and the great leisure activities in this region such as walking, swimming, climbing. mountain biking. Volunteers who enjoy horses and the outdoor life will love the environment and activities here.