Help at a family operated organic farm and winery in the beautiful Similkameen Valley, BC, Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    Enjoy helping a family operated organic farm and winery in the beautiful Similkameen Valley. Steve and Kim are your hosts and live on the same property as their son's family with 2 children. We are looking for willing, independent, hard working, enthusiastic helpers that can work 5 hours a day, 5 days a week.

    The daily seasonal farm work include; pruning, thinning, tying, picking, packing, processing fruit and helping at farmers markets. We also operate a winery and guesthouse and the work for these would include crushing the wine, greeting and helping guests in the tasting room and guesthouse.

    Accomodations include your own space ( mobile home right on the rivers edge) where helpers can share the kitchen facilities and bathroom. The home has one bedroom with a queen, one small room with a single bed and a big room with a pull out sofa. The living room is equipped with TV, wifi, and we provide groceries for every helper to share the cooking duties and of course housecleaning duties.

    We invite you to come learn and enjoy the pleasures of agri- tourism in the breathtaking Similkameen Valley!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    The volunteer work at our farm and winery is filled with variety. You can expect to do one thing in the morning and do something else later, depending on the season. The farm requires weeding , pruning, thinning, picking, packing, planting, and sorting. The winery requires crushing, pitting fruit, bottling, labelling, and helping customers with their needs when they visit. Our guesthouse requires, maintenance, cleaning, and providing the customers with their needs.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    When you stay with us you can expect to keep your accomodations clean and be responsible to cook for yourselves ( we provide you with groceries).

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The Similkameen Valley is a paradise on earth for swimming, hicking, fishing, golfing, visiting wineries, sightseeing the Old Grist Mill, Inkameep Centre, shopping,and series of communal events.

  • 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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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