Help needed in a Guest House in Kinsale on the South Coast of Ireland for maintenance work.

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  • Description

    Description

    At present there is no availability for helpers until November.
    The Tourist season will be over from November 2017 until March 2018.
    During these months we require helpers who will be able to do maintenance work, such as painting walls and furniture, basic repairs, moving furniture, help in the garden etc etc etc.
    This work is more suitable for males.

    Kinsale is a unique picturesque Unspoilt Town which has Historical places of interest to visit.
    There are Cafes, Craft Shops, Restaurants, Pubs, Night Clubs, nearby beaches and many varied activities.

    There are beautiful harbour, coastal and countryside routes for walks or cycling.

    There are events all year which attract many visitors to the Town from Ireland and all over the world.
    There are very few guests during the Winter months, but we are busy during the Summer months.

    We are about 5 minutes walk from the Town Centre. and on the Bus route to Cork City and Cork Airport which is about 30 - 45

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Other

  • Help

    Help

    YOU BUY AND COOK YOUR OWN FOOD .

    This is a small self-catering guesthouse with 4 guest rooms.
    Help is needed with Housekeeping ( cleaning and changing bed linens ), and occasional checking in guests.

    During the Low Season ( November - March) there are very few Tourists, so help is required with basic Maintenance . ( Painting walls and furniture, tidying and organising, detailed cleaning etc )

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    In exchange for PART-TIME HELP you receive FREE accommodation.
    This includes electricity, heating, hot water, basic cooking for yourself, bed linens etc.

    You share a bedroom and bathroom with another Workaway,
    The bedroom has a Bunk bed to sleep 2 persons,
    The kitchen, dining room and Sky Tv is shared with guests.

    There is a self-service laundry facility nearby in the Town, as we do not have these facilities on site at present.

    We provide FREE Wifi.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    It is essential to have a conversational knowledge of the English language to be able to communicate with guests and staff members.

    There are no animals at this property.

    Males with shaven heads and/or, beards are not acceptable.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    THIS IS A CULTURAL EXCHANGE.
    It is not to be confused with paid employment or remunerations.

    You will have an opportunity to learn about Irish culture and traditions, and gain work experience in the daily routines of running a SMALL Tourist Guest House .

    We also accept Interns who require Work Experience for their studies in Tourism or related subjects.

    There are guided Historical Tours in the Town where you will be able to learn about the History of Kinsale.

    Desmond Castle with the French Prison and Wine Museum is 1 minute from the Guest House.
    Charles Fort and James Fort are within walking distance.

    There are Traditional Irish musicians in some Pubs and varied courses, activities and events.

    Circa 400 years ago our house was the residence for the Officers of the Cork Garrison, and when the soldiers returned from the Battlefield they drew water from the well and retied to their huts in the garden.
    There are many books and brochures about the History of Kinsale and surrounding area.

    There are opportunities for sailing, water sports, horse riding, Yoga, Pilates, alternative therapies and many more..

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    Volunteering hours expected

    15 Flexible hours per week per person, and 2 free days every week.


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