Old railway station/eco-art centre in Polish countryside

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  2018 

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  • Description

    Description

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    We are happy to welcome you at our authentic Rail-way station that was turned in magic centre of art, ecology and friendship !

    So busy, busy summer came..

    We need to prepare everything for two festivals we will host in July- organize outdoor space, maintain and clean house inside, build lovelylove outdoor spaces, get crative with decoeating, landscaping, land art, cook together, tell stories to each other around the fire... and together with you guys- become hosts for the amazing events we will have here :)

    Come meet us .

    YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME ! COME AND BRING YOUR POSITIVE ENERGY !


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    Our place is an ex-railway station that was inhabited some 20 years ago by a group of artists. It became a home of a theater and a cultural centre.

    It is situated near to the Sudety mountains and Czech border at the border of two villages: Wolimierz and Pobiedna.

    Every year, in the middle of summer we organise a festival gathering people in peaceful and friendly ambience surrounded with beautiful music, art and nature.

    We invite volunteers to come, stay and help with our everyday routine.

    Sometimes there is 50 people here, sometimes 2... be open :) Let the universe surprise you ...

    Usually the summer is vibrant and collorfull time of visits and work around and in autumn and winter we focus more on working inside. Making a fire to not get cold, making "winter cleaning" and some art works inside!

    So... If you decide to come now, you can expect stillness :) But we can also organize some parties, activities for local people, etc.

    Beside the work, you might enjoy beautiful mountains, hills, meadows, fields and forests, hiking and biking and visiting places of interests in the neighbourhood...

    We invite everyone no matter gender, nationality, occupation or age.

    The most important is good energy that you bring and positive attitude.

    warm greetings :)

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project
    Other

  • Help

    Help

    There are plenty of activities available for volunteers:


    in summer it's a preparation of festival and some big, building and garden projects. Landscsping, babysitting, collecting fire wood, cooking and becoming volunteers for our big events!

    For Auntumn and winter our tasks includes:
    -cooking
    -cleaning
    - picking woods, cutting and chopping
    - gardening
    - painting and decorating
    -organizing events, workshops, etc.
    -small renovation works
    -taking care of dogs
    -activities that you'll propose :)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Polish, English, Spanish, Czech, Slovak, Norwegian

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Generally you will share one big sleeping dorm with several beds, but there are other smaller rooms too if you desire some privacy. If you wish, take your tent to have your own room :)

    We usually prepare the meals together but there are no strict regulations about it. We offer vegetarian food and we hope you will not be hungry:)

    Some people are alcohol free and some are not. Nevertheless, after good job we like to enjoy ourselves and have some party too.

    Nutritious, delitious food and accomodation provided.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You might need with you:
    - shoes and clothes
    - your own sleeping bag for your maximum comfort :)
    - rain shoes if you enjoy running in the rain, sport clothes if you enjoy trying new things (e.g.aerial acrobatics)
    - your favourite tools or equipment (for ex. frisbee, your favourite spices, car, knife... )

    How to get here?
    It depends how (car, bike, public transport, hitch-hike...) you want to get here. We might pick you up from somewhere.
    Please contact us and we will give you precise information.

    Distances to the nearest big cities:

    Wrocław ~130km
    Berlin ~300 km
    Praha ~130 km
    Jelenia Góra ~36 km
    Świeradów Zdrój ~12 km
    Mirsk ~5 km

  • 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

    be flexible :) 25 hours a week

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