Come have an unforgettable experience at a fishing resort on pristine Lake of the Woods, Kenora, On, Canada

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Baby Daniela, Cristina and Jordon welcome you!

    Help needed May-October. Our season starts around May 1st, depending when the ice on the lake melts. The season generally ends at the end of October. Sadly, we cannot host anybody before or after.

    As past, and current workawayer's, volunteering in three different continents, we now have the opportunity to offer a workaway experience to fellow workawayer's! The resort is located 45 minutes south of Kenora, Ontario, on famous Lake of the Woods. This is a fishing resort in a prime location. After too many years of the resort being run down, taking over in 2018, myself, my wife (who is from Ecuador), and new addition Daniela (2020) are the new management and we are well on our way making the resort great again!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    This is one of the most beautiful properties on Lake of the Woods, it is extremely relaxing here and is a great place to come and get a real Canadian experience. You have a chance to learn many different skills and share yours. Whether you love to fish, love yoga, love to cook, or love to play an instrument and want to jam with me, a workaway experience here will be an experience you will remember forever. Three meals a day will be provided, and if you go collect wild raspberries or blueberries for pancakes, you'll be a legend!

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help

    Help

    We are requiring a lot of different kinds of help in all aspects of keeping the resort looking beautiful. From repairing and repainting the Resort's numerous walkways, keeping the grounds beautiful, installing doors and windows and everything in between. We like to have a very upbeat atmosphere out here, especially around and interacting with the guests.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: 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

    Being a fishing resort we have well-equipped accommodation, photos are of the volunteer cabin. We also have an amazing beach and grass area to pitch a tent if you wish.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is lots to do with your free time as long as you love being in the nature and the bush! Kayaking, Canoeing, Camping on small island, bush walks, and of course fishing! Always catch fish 🎣 right of the dock!
    The only way to reach the resort is by boat or plane. We do go into town quite often (groceries, supplies, guests etc.) and could easily arrange pick up from the Kenora bus stations and bring you to the resort.
    We are located an hour east of the Manitoba border, not too many people realize how big Ontario is and how far away from Toronto we are (24 hour drive!!!). There is a bus company now doing the route Toronto-Kenora, 29hrs, 3 transfers, $250 est.


    This is the same company that most our workawayers take from Winnipeg to Kenora.
    We use the Winnipeg airport as our main hub which is two hours drive away from Kenora and there is rental car/ bus service available. Flair Air sometimes has one-way tickets as low as $53, no bags of course...... from Tor-Win.
    Good option, take the bus one-way and a flight back the other. It's a big journey, but it is worth it for sure! Plus it's a beautiful drive/flight!

    Bus Companies :
    ontarionorthland
    gokasper

    Hope to see you soon!

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a parking spot in town for vehicles.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We love dogs 🐶!!!

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours a day, 6 days a week

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