The Algarve is the dream of those looking for a holiday destination and the most tourist region from Portugal.
With the richness of it's historical heritage, it's gastronomy filled with delicacies, the beauty of the mountains ,it's many parks and nature reserves and the magnificent coastline with beaches bathed by clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the Algarve is unique.
We are living in the hills of the Eastern Algarve, 16 km from FARO, 8 km from FUSETA ( nearest beach ). We have a nice villa and we try this year to start a small business in tourism
We are involved now in building , gardening, house maintenance and of course cooking ( we love to try everyday new recipes from around the world ).
DIY and building projects
Help around the house
Volunteer work can include gardening, painting, general maintenance, building, carpentry, planting, seeding etc.
We have a fully equipped workshop available. Your actual work will depend on your experience, skills and the need of the moment.
At this moment we are looking for people who can help us finish the renovation, painting, decorating, landscaping. Besides this we need help in the garden and for general maintenance.
We are looking enthusiastic ,self-motivated people, preferably with building or gardening experience. Of course other skills are also welcome.
Work arrangements are pretty flexible and by agreement-for example 5 hours a day, 5 days a week with a meal provided on work.
If you have not worked outside and do not work outside then coming to us may not be your dream experience.
You will be accommodate in a self contained apartment comprising of living room, kitchen, double bedroom , bathroom/shower ( hot and cold water all the time ). For the balcony there is a sitting area for four. Also use of the BBQ and swimming pool. You will share all of this with other helpers.
We provide you with basics to prepare your own breakfast and evening meal.
Staying here would suit a couple with their transport as we are in a remote location, but we are wiling to pick you up and take you out on our way into town/work.
We ask you have your own health insurance and give us a contact number of your next kin in case of any emergencies.
So if you are interested in spending some time with us, able to commit to the dates you can come, don't mind working hard when needed and want to have fun in the sun, in a cool,chilled out environment then contact us.
We like have a good time and appreciate a good meal and a glass of wine, but we have a strict no drugs policy and people who have problems with alcohol please do not come to us.
Smoking is strictly outside.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two