Help out on our small homestead and with DIY in East Clare, Ireland

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Ireland

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    09/05/2021

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  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    My name is Chris I'm twenty-four years old. I am part of a family of seven, with my brothers and sisters aged between twenty-four and thirty.

    The helpers are asked to help out about 5 hours per day, with two days off each week to chill or explore. The lake Lough Derg is nearby, and is a great place to go swimming/fishing. The food provided is mainly home-grown, and there is a shop five minutes from us. The town of Scarriff is a ten-minute walk away.

    We have a small holding of 3 sheep, 2 cats ,1 dog 1 goat, 20 chickens and bees.
    And a polytunel where we try and grow food for the house.
    Help is welcome in the polytunel with planting harvesting and weeding aswell as maintaining the property and any tasks that come up especially renovation tasks as I always love to find new projects to enhance the property and make hidden jems.
    All helpers must be able to speak some English, German or Dutch.

    I've been a volunteer myself and loved it, and look forward to providing a similarly engaging experience for the volunteers on our farms.

    If you are an energetic outgoing person who is up for anything then this place is perfect for you.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are an open family who have been hosting volunteers for the last 7 years and have created great friendship through this proscess.
    It's a young family which means their is always something fun to do like play soccer or drink a few beers around the bum-fire

  • Help

    Help

    Help is asked in the polytunel with planting harvesting and weeding aswell as maintaining the property and any tasks that come up especially renovation tasks as I always love to find new projects so if you have DIY fingers this place wont disappoint

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Big room in the house

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Time off can be spent hiking the hills and forest, swimming in Lough Derg or traveling round Ireland.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours/day, 5 days/week

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