Organic farm, campsite and water sports help near Carrick on Shannon, Ireland



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 Geforderte Mindest-Aufenthaltsdauer:  mindestens 2 Wochen

  • Beschreibung


    We run a small organic farm with a campsite on it, (the theme of which is upcycling and eco) and welcome workawayers to help with work around the farm and campsite presently (june 19) we are developing a "Pumkin patch" on the farm for holleween 2019. This is the main project at present, other work is helping staff with maintainance on farm, saving some turf ( peat), tents, cleaning bathrooms & kitchen, gardening, helping with visitors both on site and doing activities. The site is on the banks of the river Shannon and has a decked walkway and fishing stands adjacent. We offer a number of activities - Stand Up Paddleboards, Row boats , Chinese Dragon Boats. Volunteers would have use of this equipment during their free time.

    Workawayer accommodation would be on-site in self-catering accommodation. The campsite is just 3km from the bustling town of Carrick on Shannon which has a wide variety of bars and restaurants and both a leisure and arts centre. We provide bikes for our helpers to travel to and from town etc There are both regular train and bus links to Dublin.
    During winter time we have building projects and maintenance work on going so we are open to taking couples or two friends to stay for a 3-5 week period.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Hilfe mit Computer /Internet

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    We have visitors from all over Ireland so volunteers will get to experience a wide range of people with different backgrounds and accents which should help them develop a wider knowledge of english language. Also working with hosts and others on the farm and campsite
    Carrick hosts a large multi-national population with Kurdish, Polish, Lithuanian, specialist shops plus all major supermarkets and good restaurants and pubs

  • Projekte mit Kindern

    Projekte mit Kindern

    Dieses Projekt schließt möglicherweise den Umgang mit Kindern ein. Mehr Informationen findest du in unseren Verhaltensregeln und Tipps hier.

  • Die vom Gastgeber angebotene Vergütung entspricht dem Mindestlohn

    Die vom Gastgeber angebotene Vergütung entspricht dem Mindestlohn

    Dieser Host bietet Unterkunft und Bezahlung.

    Der Gastgeber gibt an, dass er den gesetzlichen Stundenlohn seines Landes für jede gearbeitete Stunde zahlt und zudem die Unterkunft zur Verfügung stellt. Er sucht Mithilfe an seinem Unternehmen bzw. bei seiner Geschäftstätigkeit. Nutze bitte die Messaging-Funktion der Website, um mehr Informationen und Details zum gezahlten Lohn zu erhalten. Du solltest alle Absprachen im Vorfeld direkt mit deinem Gastgeber treffen.

  • Arbeit


    Workawayers would help with gardening mainly the new Pumkin-patch and general maintenance around the farm and campsite and also help with farming duties with the animals. If interested and competent in water sports helpers may help out with these activities. During summer months when campsite is open workawayers would help with visiting tourists etc

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Englisch: Fließend

  • Unterkunft


    Dorm style bedroom accommodation with access to bathroom and large self catering kitchen

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    Workawayers are open to borrowing one of our bikes/boats during their time off and exploring the local countryside and river or visiting the nearby town of Carrick on Shannon. Our family live in separate accommodation nearby and workawayers would be invited to visit our home to meet with our family which consists of 2 adult boys and 1 dog and to do outdoor activities with us.
    A very important and enjoyable night out we take our workawayers to is Anderson's Thatch pub on a Wedensday night for a night of Irish traditional music, dancing and singing.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    Minimum 4-6 hours a day, 5 days a week, including weekends.

Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 611985271773