Help with gardening and in the yard in British Colombia, Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    Come hangout in BC by a lake....
    We are looking for volunteers from now to mid Oct. We need help with gardening and general yard work around the property

    We need up to 5 volunteers to help July 18, 19, 20 and 21 to help with the local Pow Wow. It is a native drumming and dance event.

    Accommodation is in a small international youth hostel in Shuswap Lake BC, Canada
    The hostel dorms on in Cabooses . We are right on the water at the base of Squilax Mountain. There is lots of hiking in the area as well as canoeing, and wildlife viewing.
    Come and experience a campfire by the water, stargazing, eagle and beaver watching.
    The hostel has a small grocery store featuring local and organic groceries.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Animal care
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers can learn about the local area as well as meeting fellow travelers. The hostel is located in First Nations area. At the hostel, you can check off the following from your Canadian Bucket List: Campfire, star gazing, Northern Lights, canoeing (free at the hostel), pancakes with real maple syrup, wildlife viewing (bald eagles, opsprey, beavers, bats, salmon, trout, loons, big horn sheep....)

  • Help

    Help

    Volunteers work will vary from animal care, gardening and yardwork. We do have some projects on the go as well: creating a yoga outdoor space , fairies for Fairie Forest Walk. At times throughout the summer, help is needed a local community events such a native drumming and dance competition

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Small cabin by the water. It has no power or water but there is a kitchen and bathroom in the main building. Volunteers have use of kitchen and hostel common space. We also sometimes have a staff shared room in the main building.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Hostel has free use of a canoe and bike. Visit a local organic brewery, native cultural centre or just hang out in nature.

  • 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?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    3 hours a day for accommodation only











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