Help at a llama and alpaca ranch in Anchor Point, Alaska


United States


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    We are located in beautiful Anchor Point 5 miles from Cook Inlet and the Anchor River where salmon are plentiful. We are a Ranch with 1 llama left and 3 alpacas all sweet, 2 horses and lots of kune kune pigs with a large organic garden and greenhouse. Work will include gardening, brush clearing, burning stumps, fertilizing cleared areas, planting grass seed, fencing, barn building.
    Type of work: shoveling manure, picking up sticks, using tractor to till the land, planting, weeding, harvesting, fence building.

    We ask for a 1 month commitment, We have 2 full wall tents, and a trailer. We expect workers who finishes a job, kindness to animals and nature, no smoking. We have transportation. No pets. Children on approval. We speak English. We eat fresh from the garden, game meats which may include moose, caribou, fresh salmon, halibut and clams as well as farm fresh eggs from several beautiful chicks! Hope to see you soon.
    Winter volunteers stay in the house as we have 2 extra rooms available.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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 teach spinning, felting, cheese making, processing meats and vegetables, cooking and making bread.
    We very much enjoy all the new people we meet!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Farming, animal husbandry, gardening, harvesting, ground and fence work, and lots more.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    A frame Tents, travel trailer outdoor out house, winter months volunteers live in the house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Hiking, kayaking, sight seeing, camping there is a wide variety of things to do here year round.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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