Retreat Center in British Columbia Canada looking for general help and horse care.

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This listing is a Last minute host. They have let us know that they are looking for help immediately as well as at other times of the year.
  2019 

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a full operating retreat center on a beautiful 80 acre property that caters to retreat experiences and accommodations. We run as a retreat rental facility and host retreats working with our herd of 16 horses!

    We love hosting workaways and welcoming them into the community at our retreat center!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Other

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    This is a great opportunity to experience the mountains of beautiful british columbia, we are 15 minutes from a ski resort town this is also a facility that has international guests come, we offer a variety of services at our retreat center so getting a glimpse and insight into running a retreat facility, managing a herd, learning about the equine experiential field will be abundant.

  • Help

    Help

    We love welcoming workaways into our retreat center! We have a variety of duties that are included in our workaway experience.

    For the horses, our workaways must have previous horse experience to assist us for the general care of our herd, they live outside 24/7 so duties would include feeding, holding for the farrier and grooming and spending time with the herd. Our herd are mostly retired horses that are not able to be ridden, riding is not the focus at our retreat center, as our herd is mostly used on the ground. So this is ideal for someone who loves being around horses but is not necessarily needing to ride.

    We are a full functioning retreat center as well so duties at our facility can include, cabin turnover, assisting with set up and clean up when we are hosting retreats or guests.

    We try to have it so workaways have the opportunity to experience everything we do here, get time with our herd plus support with our lodging so are able to get a diverse experience during your stay!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Apartment with shared kitchen, includes internet, phone, tv, private shower.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Volunteers can visit the local mountain, tour the area and we are surrounded by crown land and trails we are in a beautiful valley that has an abundance of access to nature and wildlife!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
















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