Come and help us with maintenance in a country house surrounded by forest near Zagreb, Croatia

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  • Description

    Description

    The house made of oak tree, surrounded by fields, forests and animals.
    Our vision is to create a welcoming place open to all nature lovers.
    It is a rural part of Croatia, undiscovered and wild, beautiful nature and people. We are planning to open a rural camping ground, in touch with nature, offering activities such as biking, rafting, hiking...

    We need help with cleaning and maintenance around the house and constructing some basic infrastructure (fence, outdoor showers and toilets for campers), painting, cutting wood and similar.
    Hope to meet you.
    Mario & Marta.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Croatia is known for it's beautiful coast (which you can visit, it is just 2 hours from our farm). But it's green interior still remains to be discovered. Our region is isolated and sometimes it feels like time travelling :). We are close to the frontier with Bosnia, so there is a lot of different traditions to discover.
    On the other hand, there are young and urban people in our neighborhood who decided to move to the country and live of the land and still have a good time.

  • Help

    Help

    The house needs to be repainted, build outdoors showers and toilets and fence ...

    Painting the house,
    Building outdoor showers and toilets (natural materials such as mud and wood),
    Cleaning the farm and surrounding terrain
    Laying a new fence,
    Setting up tents
    Various gardening work and cutting of wood etc ...

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Croatian: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We are still in process of renovation and construction, so we can't promise now what type of accommodation will be available by the time of your arrival. There is always warm place in the cottage or tent if you prefer. Contact us and we will see what fits you best.
    Regarding the food - we will provide groceries, volunteers can use kitchen and prepare food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The farm is situated just 2 hours from the sea and 1 hour from Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. It is also close to the most beautiful national park in Croatia, Plitvice lakes.
    We enjoy inviting our friends to parties, dancing and singing around the camp fire.
    We respect each person for who they are :).

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week



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