I am a retired teacher living with my German Shepherd, Aisha, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I live 5 minutes from the center of town. Santa Fe is a cultural hub of art, music, museums, and restaurants. We have a rich history of Native American, Spanish and Anglo cultures. My home is in the foothills of the Santa Fe National Forest, convenient for hiking, biking and skiing. My daughter and her 3 year old son live next door to me. My property is an urban farm environment with chicken, bees, garden and fruit trees.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Help with Computers / internet
My native language is English but I am also fluent in Spanish. Volunteers can practice English and learn about the tricultural history in the area. Nearby are Native American pueblos and Spanish colonial settlements. Santa Fe offers ideal environment for hiking, biking, skiing.
I would like help with outdoor projects which may include; laying flagstone, gardening, painting, Or indoor projects such as cleaning and organizing.
English and Spanish
Volunteers will have their own bedroom and bathroom in my home. I eat a well rounded diet including meat, dairy, fruit and vegetables. Smoking is not allowed inside. There is wifi available but no television. I live 5 minutes from the city recreation center which has a gym and pool.
City buses are available within a 15 minute walk. There is a bicycle that volunteers may use. All city sites of interest are within walking distance or reachable by public transportation.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week