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Area: PuntarenasWe are an artist family living in Monteverde Costa Rica with my wife Marianela, and three of our four children. We work on our own property where we have built two houses, one of them is where you will be living. As mentioned above we are artists and we do various types of art such as sculpture, painting, ceramics, fine jewelry and more. We are very friendly and sensitive to the needs our visitors may have. We try to please your requirements on everything possible to ensure you a pleasant stay. Since our home and the visitor home are only a few meters apart we deal with our visitors directly and can pick you up from a bus station or airport if necessary (transportation has charge).
Area: MunsterOur site is in a lovely rural area, lifts to the nearest town and some evenings out would be possible. We are about 10 km from the sea. We are 5 km from the town of Skibbereen. We are trying to create a vegetable garden(we do have a polytunnel). We also offer self catering and B&B accommodation, as well as starting up a fitness retreat ( which will be organised and run by our son Marc). Des is a local musician/singer and sings in local pubs. We are looking for a couple to help with general housework, shopping & helping in hostel when we are busy, gardening and general maintainance. Heidi likes outdoors and works full time as a social worker. It would be helpful if you have your own transport, but not necessary if you don't mind that we are in the country. There are 2 bikes you can use. We have 1 dog (who needs a lot of walking) and 1 very friendly cat. We believe in fair exchange and will not ask for too many hours. You will have a room in the house.
Area: South of France / Provence / Côte d'AzurHelp! We're finishing up our 9-year renovation and are packing up to move back to San Diego this spring/summer. We have openings from the beginning of March to the end of May, but sorry, we won't be hosting this summer because we'll be gone. We really need help prepping the garden for spring, light renovation jobs like painting and cleaning and decorating the house for a holiday let. This is my favorite time of year here in Provence! Spring is coming and the grape vines are starting to bud. It's a great time to come and visit! Please read our whole profile before contacting us. I know it may seem long, but it helps you learn about us and also to decide if you'd like to visit us! Open positions: Female (or two!) go help with child-minding, cooking, cleaning and gardening/renovation. MUST be a native-English speaker, or speak excellent English. Could be 2 friends. Please read full description below. Open position for a couple: Female nanny (see below description) and male DIYer that can do house maintenance/renovation work in addition to daily household chores. Must be a really handy problem solver and able to do heavy gardening work & home repairs if needed. Both must be able to carry heavy boxes because we will be loading a 20ft shipping container at the end of May! We are an American family finishing the renovation of an 18th Century stone bastide (farmhouse) in the South of France, Cote d'Azur/French Riviera/Provence region. We have been working on this project for 9 years, and we're very close to finishing. We still have a little left to do. We have welcomed helpers for the last three years and we are very pleased with our experiences, learned lots, made lots of new friends and greatly appreciate all the work that has been done by them. About us: John is from California and is a retired US Navy pilot. John likes to cycle and do triathlons. Jill is from upstate NY, and went university in Ohio. She was an art director in the music industry and advertising before moving overseas. Jill likes to garden, cook, run and go to flea markets and antique shops. She also loves fashion and interior design. We have also lived in Atsugi, Japan, and the UK (London, Cambridgeshire, and Gloucester). Camille and Celeste are fraternal twins and turned 5 on Oct. 27. They speak French, love to be creative and have have outdoor adventures.
Area: Hanoi, Lang Son province and Danang City.We are a non- profit volunteer organization based in Hanoi, Vietnam. The organization's purpose is linking people all over the World and helping develop human resource for sustainable development of the society. Our goal is to create short and long term International Voluntary Projects to assist in long lasting community development and education; to exchange and explore cultures.
Area: AquitaineHi We are a family of 5 British people living in France my daughter is 17 my 2 sons are 14 and 13 I am 49 going on 25 and my husband is 55. We live in a beautiful rural part of France with one of the oldest castles in the region . We have horses cats a dog chickens geese and 9 pet sheep. We are trying to restore a barn from 1650 which we need help with we have plenty of land and we are often outside chopping trees down for firewood as well as replanting. We have plums and figs which you can pick and eat straight from the tree no chemicals involved. We have bikes, but they all need attention if you want to go for a bike ride and people swim in the local lake We would be happy to offer accommodation and food to either a couple or single volunteers who would be happy to get their hands dirty working alongside me or my husband on any one of our projects. We get involved in what is going on around us in the village and they are always happy to meet other people. It does get cold here later in the year but the caravan is very warm, better than the house. There is full free internet access. No smoking in the house or caravan but you are free to smoke outside