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Área: Tramore, WaterfordI'm an avid participant in couchsurfing (irishcalypso). DO NOT SEND ME A COPY/PASTE message Please know your dates when emailing - I'm overloaded with emails and don't have time for Questions and Answers.. Tasks are ticked on my profile - please read it. Bed-time on school days in 11pm, so lights out at midnight, exceptions allowed.
Área: Western AustraliaWe have vacancies from the 13.10.2014 for a one person. Most of the help we need at this time will involve gardening / pruning / mulching and planting. ~~~Please read our profile carefully. We welcome enquiries from people who have completed their profiles with information about what skills they have and included a photo or two too! PLEASE ENSURE YOU INCLUDE THE DATES YOU WISH TO STAY WITH US IN YOUR E-MAIL. Thank you. We are developing a 4 acre property in the heart of the Margaret River wine region. We are coming to the end of our house building project and starting to landscape our property. We keep chickens for free range eggs, have 2 ducks and run a few sheep. We are totally reliant on rainwater and recycle all of the waste water from our property onto the garden. We balance professional jobs with family life on a rural property, near the bush, beach, wineries and breweries. We are close to some of the best surfing beaches in Western Australia too. This workaway is a homestay in a family environment, therefore we welcome enquires from NON-SMOKERS ONLY. We are looking for willing workers to help us out in any aspect of general maintenance, landscaping, planting, sanding, painting, garden maintenance, including weeding and watering, mowing, mulching; housework and ironing. Tasks will dependent on our current projects, time of year and the weather. We value helpers with a 'can do' attitude who can work hard! In return we will provide a comfortable private room with own bathroom, linen, bedding, pillows,towels and meals,plus wi-fi internet access, terms negotiable depending on hours worked etc. The expectation is 24 hours a week, with at least 2 free days but longer working days with more days off and flexible start/ finish times can all be negotiated. We offer stays of at least two weeks at a time. We work hard but are easy going and play fair! We are able to collect from the local bus station in Margaret River Town, less than 10 mins away. Town is 7km by road, or a 5km walk on bush trails. There is a strict NO SMOKING policy on the property.
Área: UlsterWe are a youthful family with three Children. Irina (38), Jon (38), Ben (17), George (6) and Anna-Sophia (1). We regularly host exchange students to help them with English lessons. We live in a modern 6 bedroom house in Virginia County Cavan, with good public transport. We are interested in offering two Work-a-way positions: A male or female (have to share a room with a student) from 28th July until 20th August to help with exchange students - must be familiar with Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Archery, BBQ-ing, Fishing etc. English lessons can be provided too, if needed! Multiples - from 1st September 2014 until 14th April 2015 :) Single or couples welcome - maximum 4 week period at a time please, as this is about maximising exposure to people, cultures and languages. We will offer you a comfortable room,access to bathroom, kitchen, washing machine, gym etc. We will provide all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), room, and English lessons if you wish, in exchange for 4-5 hours of work per day, 5 days a week (inside or outside) such as some childcare, gardening, fuel collection, cleaning, power hosing, dog walking, helping with shopping, house minding etc. We have a busy household. It works best when teamwork is applied. We are on the N3 bus corridor with hourly buses to Virginia, Cavan, Navan, Kells, Dublin, Enniskillen, Donegal. Essentially a major network hub which can open up all of Ireland.
Área: PiedmontI'm living in a flat in a small village centre with two cats, in the Alta Langa hills, Piedmont. I have a busy job so I look for some help to sand and paint my shutters and things like this. I don't have TV and I like reading and listen to music. I'm not strictly vegetarian but I don't usually cook meat in my house.
Área: SaxonyWe are an English couple who now live in Germany along with a few sheep, hens, ducks, quail, a horse, big veg patch ,lots of fruit trees etc. We are in an undiscovered part of Germany east of Dresden. The village of Cunewalde is said to be the most beautiful valley in Saxony. Lots of walking/cycling through forest trails and open fields. Bautzen (a wonderful medieval town) is a 20 min bus-ride away. Berlin 2 and a half hours by car and Prague a little closer. Having people to stay is great. We are used to a big familly (all back in the UK) We also had language exchange students for many years. We tend to work for the first few hours of the day, then break for breakfast at 10.30. We then work again or we may take you out for a trip, or have free time (in the hottest bit of the day. Evening jobs lasting an hour or so sometimes, then a family meal. A total of four to five hours a day but we are VERY flexible. This pattern suits us well...there are other tea and cake breaks so you will not go hungry! I need you to be willing to do the four or ocassionaly five hours of work that I ask of you....I will be out there working for that long too.