Area: GaliciaI am a teacher at the University of Vigo. My family is me and my daughter who is 16 year old. We live in Pontevedra which is a very nice and small size city (85.000 inhabitants), situated in the North West of Spain, very close to the see. We usually have a quiet life during the week. We both love to read, music and walk. The period for the workawayer is from the 20 of October to 20th of December. The area is well connected with Santiago de Compostela (40 minutes), Vigo (20 minutes), Portugal (40 minutes). Also is an exceptional place to visit more natural places as the Cíes Islands a part of the Atlantic Islands of Galicia National ParK , in the mouth of the Estuary of Vigo.
Area: 30 haWe are a small farm/ranch breeding quarter and painthorses. We also take guests for tours and trailriding in the forest and we work with natural horsemanship and western riding. Our horses are not shod. We are situated around 15 km south of Falköping in a beautiful area. We have 10 - 15 horses that always live outside, cats and a workaholic Border collie and another dog of mixed breed. We also have chickens. We grow our own vegetables and hay/silage for the horses. It is all organically grown. What we need help with is maintenance of the buildings, chopping wood, forestry, gardenwork, planting, harvesting, painting and mending fences, householdwork, grooming the horses and riding. We also need to take care of saddles and bridles and clean the stables. You will learn a lot about westernriding and natural horsemanship, ecological farming, permaculture and how to run a farm. You are also welcome to borrow our bikes if you want to explore the surroundings or if you want to go to Gothenburg one day you are there in one hour. The accomodation is in a guesthouse with axess to bathroom and kitchen in the mainhouse. We also have a couple of rooms in the house available. You are welcme to keep your own household or share the meals and householdwork with us. Normally we eat together. Both vegetarian food and meet is available. We are interested in helpers both for longer or shorter periods. If you want you can even stay in one of our tipis in summer. You need to be healthy, we don´t take people with allergies or diseases. There is a small village 5 km from us with stores, banks, library, medical centre, pizzarestaurant and railwaystation. To come here from Falköping you drive road 47 towards Trollhättan. After 15 km you will see a sign Floby 6, turn left, pass a church and turn right at the next sign Trävattna, follow the road around 5 km until you see a farm with red houses and a barn, red fences and horses. We also pick you up at the Floby trainstation. From Gothenburg there are trains to Floby, takes around one hour.
Area: Western AustraliaMy wife (Lois) and I (Tom) have both been travellers and we still enjoy travelling. Besides travelling we enjoy vintage cars. We both still work, Lois is in health care and Tom is an electrical lecturer. Our children have left home and have children themselves. We have a dog (Jasper) and we both non-smokers. We live an active lifestyle and we enjoy doing various things. We love having guests and we always do our best to make sure our guests feel welcome, comfortable and enjoy their stay. We have a lot of fun so be prepared to exercise you laugh muscles. If you are aged 25+ and have a driving licence, there is the use of a car which is insured and available for you. As we work ourselves, the project work is at the weekends which leaves most of the week for relaxation or part time/ casual work locally if you choose to.
Area: CabareteHola a todos! El Hostel es un hostal pequeño de unas 50 camas situado en una residencia privada en la cuidad de Cabarete, costa norte de la República dominicana. Cabarete es una hermosa pequeña cuidad famosa por ser el paraíso de los kite/wind surfers. Puedes encontrar todo lo que te hace falta respecto a deportes acuáticos como vida nocturna, excursiones en cascadas y cuevas. El hostel consta de 2 dormitorios compartidos y de 8 habitaciones privadas. Adaptamos las habitaciones a la temporada. La temporada baja es de mayo a noviembre y la temporada alta de Diciembre a Abril. Junto con el hotel tenemos un restaurante llamado Ahorita, se encuentra dentro del hostel, al lado de la piscina y del huerto orgánico que tenemos. Lo abrimos cuando empieza la temporada alta y goza de una muy buena fama en Cabarete. Cabarete es un punto bastante céntrico que os permitirá explorar toda la costa norte ya que tenemos salidas directas por autobuses a los principales sitios de interés. Buscamos voluntarios con los siguientes requisitos: Hablar bien español e ingles Tener iniciativa Flexible Ser sociable : es muy importante que pueda interactuar con los huéspedes Aventurero Responsable Organizado Capacidad de adaptación Por nuestra parte, damos prioridad a que el voluntario se sienta como en casa y que este feliz en nuestro hostel.
Area: Kampala, LungujaWelcome to our profile! Our Foundation is a private Community based Organization, near Kampala, Uganda in East Africa. We helping orphans and vulnerable children by education, feeding, healthcare and various other projects.We aim at reaching marginalized children and youths such as orphans, school drop outs and members of very poor families. Today we bring together over 180 children from the outskirt villages of Kampala to provide them with the basics of life; education, shelter, food, clothing and health care. Our orphanage home is set up as a nurturing family environment, where our children are engaged in crop growing, gardening and cooking. You can make a tremendous difference in empowering the lives of under privileged children and youths by employing your time, skills and talents as a volunteer. Our volunteer program includes teaching nursery & primary classes, assisting children with their daily tasks, administration support, fund raising, writing and other activities of your interest. We offer our volunteers comfortable accommodation and tasty local food, along with assistance and introduction to the local culture. For more information, please send us a message. Our children welcome volunteers with genuine smiles and they are eager to meet you!