Workaway works on word of mouth and local publicity.. If you like the idea and want to do your part in helping promote the site then please print out a poster and display it in a noticeable place.
Good ideas of where to hang a poster would be; Backpackers, youth hostels , travellers bars , small hotels, local notice boards...anywhere where you think travellers might benefit from seeing the workaway message.
Thank you so much and have a great time travelling :)
Poster for workawayers
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Poster for hosts
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Area: Midi PyreneesWe are a dutch young couple living in Condom in sunny Gascony in the South West of France. We have 2 young children, one boy who is nearly 5 years old and one little girl of nearly 3, we also have 2 dogs. WE ARE URGENTLY LOOKING FOR SOMEONE FOR SEPTEMBER AND OKTOBER!!!! We are looking for a lovely, caring, energetic woman with an open mind to help us run our daily hectic household which means, cooking, cleaning babysitting/entertaining the kids, washing and other daily jobs. We run our own business so we work also 6/7 days per week. We live in the countryside with no direct neighbours, all the wildlife in our garden and we have lovely views towards the pyrenees. The nearest town is Condom, 5 minutes. TGV & railway station is Agen and Toulouse in the closest international airport.
Area: British Columbia55 Acres unzoned SW facing land overlooking the Columbia Valley near Golden, BC - Canada. There is a creek running through the property, surrounded by farm land and managed wood lot. Many potential building sites and no permits required. We are now building an EARTHSHIP HUT! - a single room dome with a front room for food production and a wing extending out for snowmobile parking. Our methods of building include thermal mass/passive solar, cob, lime/HEMPCRETE plaster and wood chip clay forms as well as rain water harvesting, wind and solar power. We are snowboarders with a passion for sustainability and a simpler life. There are 3 other groups in the area building EARTHSHIP type homes - we are all young, friendly and sharing ideas. This is phase one - We could really use the help if anyone is interested in checking out the project and a person could jump from one project to another in the area here easily. There is a yurt under construction as well as another studio Earthship and a retrofit Earthship under construction. We have the facilities: Community kitchen (wildlife protected) Below ground root cellar and keg chiller Two organic gardens for food production, raspberries, apple trees and cherry tree Cob oven for traditional baking Hot tub (well...if theres time and people to maintain it) Creekside pool (is nice on the hot days) We have a fuel source: Stockpiled used veggie oil and the necessary chemicals and supplies for an operating biodiesel system that I've built and have been using for 3 years - to be relocated as soon as we have a suitable building set up for it. We have the equipment: Backhoe Skid steer Dump truck 4x4 trucks 16' tandem trailer 2x diesel generators 2x gas generators 2xcement/mortar mixers (big ones) And the tools and knowledge to maintain and repair them High speed internet is available. The plan is to build a community by combining skills, knowledge, resources, and human energy while promoting non-compliance and self governance. We are social, we go to parties and take the odd day off to fish or do whatever. Its a relaxed atmosphere and you work at your own pace. No expectations. We have hammocks, inversion table, axe throwing, skeet shooting and bon-fires just about every night. Ask us about extra accomodations.....we might have something available....or just build something... we are well supplied.
Area: Turkey, Izmir, GüzelbahçeIn 2001, I have started my Hostel in İstanbul to provide food, shelter and fun for myself and friends while I was a student. Studies finished years ago, now it is time to move on. We are now working on a sustainable farm in a beautiful area in İzmir, the west coast of Turkey. The goal is to build an earthship and build up a farm which will teach the permaculture practice. My name is Erdem, I am the hostel guy and in charge for the 'making of' the earthship and permaculture thing. I am in search for people helping me with the building of the earthship as well as just beeing a partner for brainstorming an realizing ideas. My wife Ayşegül is a psychcologist and works as a psychodramatist as well as a birth therapist. The goal for her is to have a place for therapies and workshops on this land. We have two daughters, Lemis is born 2008 and is going to the German school, Luna is born in 2014. I have a company in İstanbul, it is a hostel in istanbul and its a very cute one. We live in the city of İzmir but we have rented a house with garden in the village just 200m to the working area/farm as well.. hope to see you...
Area: Rio Grande do SulWe are a Site, located in the South of South Brazil. The site was born a combination of dreams and ideals, feelings and desires of a different world. Looking in action show that there are other ways to live with dignity, with truth and respect for human beings. With a commitment to spread the seeds and make them grow. Showing affection and care for Mother Earth in are returned in healthy foods and inner peace. Understanding that we have never been a part of nature, and yes, we are nature itself. The site is located in Morro Redondo, RS, Cologne Afonso Pena, within the Pampa biome, but with physiognomy of the Atlantic Forest (Forest Estacionalfotorr Semidecidual). Eight acres are limited by Valdez Arroyo, who sings all day. Of these, approximately four hectares is native forest and 1.5 hectares are being reforested in an agroforestry system, with emphasis on Walnut Pecan. We seek sustainability through our family farm agroecological base and tools that permaculture and the study of it shows us along the way. We also offer various livings, workshops, courses, passing these new / old teachings to the general public. Somos um Sitio, situado no Sul do Sul do Brasil. O Sítio nasceu de uma combinação de sonhos e ideais, sentimentos e anseios de um mundo diferente. Procurando mostrar na ação que há outras maneiras de se viver dignamente, com verdade e respeito ao ser humano. Com o compromisso de espalhar as novas sementes e fazê-las crescer. Mostrando que carinho e cuidado com a Mãe Terra nos são devolvido em alimentos saudáveis e paz interior. Entendendo que nunca estivemos a parte da natureza, e sim, que nós somos a própria natureza. O Sítio fica localizado em Morro Redondo, RS, Colônia Afonso Pena, dentro do Bioma Pampa, porém com fisionomia de Mata Atlântica ( Floresta Estacionalfotorr Semidecidual ). São oito hectares limitados pelo Arroio Valdez, que canta todo dia. Destes, aproximadamente quatro hectares são de mata nativa e 1,5 hectares estão sendo reflorestado em sistema de agrofloresta, com ênfase em Nogueira Pecã. Buscamos nossa sustentabilidade através da agricultura familiar de base Agroecológica e nas ferramentas que a Permacultura e o estudo dela nos mostra ao longo do caminho. Também oferecemos diversas vivencias, oficinas, cursos, passando esses novos/velhos ensinamentos para o publico em geral.
Area: WairarapaWe need help with our large house and garden that has been in the family for over 100 years. We have been in retail in the small town of Martinborough for four generations and we have recently handed over to our son and family who live next door. In a beautiful valley 1 hour away from Wellington, Martinborough is now a boutique wine village as well as a rural service centre. Work can be anything! We are building a beach house 40 mins away so work can be there as well as at our son's property next door. Gluten Free and vegetarian diets can be catered for; guitar and bikes available.