Area: PiedmontI am passionate of nature, mountains, animal, travels and I love a lot the area where I grew up. My dream was to have a house all for my own, in the countryside, with a beautiful view on the Alps and with many rooms, so to be able to host travellers, cyclists, mountain bikers, hikers and nature-lovers. Now the dream is turning into reality: I've bought and now I'm restoring an abandoned villa in the morainic hills of Agliè, in central Canavese, surrounded by woods and vineyards, non too far from other houses. Since the villa was abandoned for a few years, it needs to be totally restored and the garden totally cleared. The main works have already been done. I am looking for volunteers to help in exchange for full bed and board. The area is rural, scenic and beautiful, with hills, panoramas, forests and vineyards. Not far from here there are the Alps, with the highest peaks of Europe (Gran Paradiso, 4061 metres, is visible from my house!), a wild national parks, preserved valleys and quiet lakes. Torino, the stunning beautiful capital of the former Kingdom of Savoy and recently host city of 2006 Olympic games, is just 1 hour far.
Area: Konya city, in the center AnatoliaThis is a family with one son (12) and one daughter (14). I am an automation engineer in a sugar factory. We would like to meet people from all over the world for cultural exchange, spending time in different places and some practice in English. We enjoy to share our actitivites with our guest as picnics, cycling, traveling, scouting, swimming, cinema, photography, piano, reading, science, philosophy, religions, oneness/Sufism.
Area: East JavaI am Restu Prayogi, I Manage a School in Jember that uses international ways and english as main language in learning process, Jember is a small beautiful city in East Java - Indonesia,we are small school and want to grow up and our students prepared for global world, I would like to offer our Preschool, Primary and Secondary programm as a volunteer placement location. We are situated in a beautiful and safe environment. We are near from Bromo Mountains (3 hours travel), Semeru Mountain (4 Hours travel),Papuma Beach (1 Hours travel) Ijen Crater (2 hours travel) , and also can travel to bali (7 hours travel). our school just have 140 students, and in every classroom just around 10 or 12 students, we looking forward any volunteer to join with us, and feel free to share with us about any needed.
Area: NebraskaWe are a family that lives and works in the Great Plains region of the United States. The community in which we live is small with around 24,000 people. Industry here is cattle ranching and railroad. This community was also the home of Buffalo Bill and there is much history related to the settling of the Wild West. Our family consists of 4 kids, a small flock of chickens, and some yellow perch in our aquaponics system. The two youngest children still live at home. We have a large intensive garden, an outdoor three bed aquaponics system (flood and drain) and a variety of fruiting trees and shrubs. We have a good size annual garden as well as a variety of perennial permaculture systems in place. Allison, the lady of the house is a teacher, my name is Tim and I am an artist, author and teacher. We look forward to meeting many people.
Area: Southern France - near CarcassonneI need someone EXPERIENCED .. PASSIONATE ABOUT CARING FOR MY BIG HOUSE and can get up and work from 7.30 getting breakfast, cleaning rooms, making beds, keeping my house spotless and garden tidy when I am busy. In return lots of free time and a great social summer scene if you speak French and like to get out ... or just enjoy the village pool (July/August) beautiful situation ... relaxing in the afternoon . I will only take on people for the busy periods and I will be looking for the best so be sure to tell me about your skills and experience. I prefer someone with an interest in history, art and culture and some Spanish and/or French - opportunity to use and improve your language skills with my clients and the villagers, though there is a strong accent here and I am English speaking French. My B&B in a small friendly wine village close to Carcassonne. The house is a 'maison de charme' and I need someone who is happy housekeeping, changing beds and cleaning rooms, with a good eye for detail - the house must be sparkling and well presented at all times. You may need to get up early some mornings to make breakfast. Maybe housesit and greet guests when I go out so need to be presentable and sociable. There is a small garden to be watered and tidied and if you have any additional house/ maintenance/decorative skills they can be put to good use. Room and work for ONE PERSON ONLY. Professional marketing/IT/design, gardening and good house renovation/ maintenance skills may be welcome October to April in my quiet period. I have 4 letting rooms with up to ten guests, maybe an occasional group week, and my private apartment (nearly finsihed) with two bedrooms and terrace with views to the Pyrenees. Learn a bit of decorative art - DIY or computer skills useful, WIFI and TV access. This is a beautiful wine area in Southern France with plenty of sunshine unspoilt nature and summer festivals. Lots to see, one hour from Mediterranean, mountains, chateaux, medieval villages, walks, horse riding, bike and train available, village pool July and August. It can be really interesting meeting people from all over the world, but socialising with the clients is the bonus not the job and you must be presentable, tidy, honest, sociable, polite and calm at all times, even if a client irritates you (or me when I am fussy about details!). Sometimes it can be very busy but I will ensure you have plenty of time to explore and enjoy ... and may take you out and about if I have free time too ( the more you do to make my life easier the more time I will have!) Contact me telling me about yourself, your interests, what you are good at, your strengths and why you want to work here. We will be working and socialising together so I am looking for a person who is also good company but hopefully you will be independant and can get out alone too. I will answer all detailed enquiries but give me a day or so to consider your details. Please note. I ask helpers to give me contact details and passport number. All my paying guests give this information and it is for security purposes as you will be sharing my private space and in case anything happens to you while you are here. I only have room for 1 person so please don't apply as a pair - I may not reply if I am busy.