Come and join us in a specific rural touristic project located in central Croatia!

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  • Description

    Description

    Come and join us in a specific rural touristic project located close to the city of Vojnić in Croatia.
    On 70000 m2 of land we grow organic plum trees and plan to accommodate tourists in 3 reconstructed old wooden houses. 2018 will be the first season and we hope to offer our guest really amazing stay.
    We have experience in organizing different kind of workshops and cultural program for our weekend guests so far.
    Place is surrounded with forest and orchards with clear blue skies and beautiful air, perfect for anyone looking for a escape from city life.

    A great opportunity to meet different kind of people as well as learn basics about orchard, farm working and working with tourists.

    We are looking for positive, open minded, responsible, independent and hardworking people to help us keeping the property in shape with a possibility to stay for a whole season if we fall in love :)

    We offer food and accommodation in a shared house with a small kitchen and a bathroom. House will be shared with other volunteers and our old friend Bif whom many people call "The most relaxed man in the world!" :)
    We work a lot and lough even more. But also we cherish our private time so there are moments of just relaxing and enjoying the nature that surrounds us!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    During the season a lot of people goes through the farm. Some of them are tourists and some are friends.

  • Help

    Help

    The work can consist of:
    - general farm work and house maintenance (mowing the grass, taking care of the flowers and trees in the garden, chopping the wood, keeping the place clean, fixing small things in and around the houses)
    Use of house tools like drill, hammer, ax, moto-trimmer, moto-mower and driving licence is a must )
    - helping with tourists ( making sure they have all they need, cleaning the house, washing the sheets and towels etc)
    - cooking for our team (2-6 people)
    - plum harvest

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Croatian

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Wooden house shared with other volunteers and with our friend Bif who stays there most of the time with occasional trips to Zagreb for a few days. Bif is a great guy, very funny and relaxed, not so handy with tools...that's why we search for people here :) Also, it would be great for him to improve his English so he can travel the world one day!

    House consist of the kitchen, bathroom and two rooms on two floors but basically it is a one spacer because there are no doors separating two floors.
    Sometimes, some friends who visit us also stay in the house and sleep on the mattresses on the floor.
    Sleeping bags are welcomed but not necessary.

    We will provide food for the volunteers. Sometimes we have a cooking schedule so it is expected to cook for 2-6 people. Also it is possible to use a kitchen and prepare food for yourself. Considering a volunteer diet we organize getting the supplies in a market or from other small farms in the surroundings.

    A cat Šlapica and a dog Azra also live on the farm and are considered a family members!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week is expected.
    In your free time you can explore around and see nice places like Plitvice lakes or rivers Korana and Mrežnica. Capital Zagreb is 1 hour away by car. City of Vojnić, which is 15 min away by car is a small town with couple of bars, local stores, library, post office, ambulance and so on. City of Karlovac which "lies" on four rivers - Korana, Dobra, Mrežnica and Kupa is a nice city with population of 55.000 settlement and is 30 min away by car.
    Without a car it is not so easy to move unless you are moving with some of us.
    Also you can stay on the farm and relax&enjoy your free time :)

  • 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

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    Hours expected

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




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