Help needed with our rural project and to develop our space into a retreat centre in Ariege, France

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  • Description

    Description

    Situated in the foothills of the Pyrenees, with 4 hectares of scenic terrain bordered by a large stream.
    As well as having a variety of animals, organic vegetable garden and fruit tree orchard, we are currently developing the project in order to be a workshop/retreat centre.
    We are progressively aiming to live as a small collective.
    Currently we are looking to have 2-3 helpers who are open to the possibility of staying for longer, to help us in the garden and with basic building work (no experience required..... it helps if you are at least fairly enthusiastic, quite sociable but able to enjoy periods on working independently, and share some of our interests).
    Staying during confinement definitely possible, (as long as you don't mind joining us in being careful regarding the covid situation :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    We can help non-natural French speakers improve their language skills, and we offer an experience of the local culture here in Ariege. We form part of a vibrant local community, with regular music and dance events. We are interested in singing, music, dance, yoga, meditation, massage, well-being and nature. You are welcome to participate if you wish.
    Summer - eco pool. Winter - sauna.

  • Help

    Help

    We need all kinds of help from enthusiastic volunteers (gardening, helping build cabins, etc), and so we can adjust to the work preferences of people who stay with us.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Czech: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Rooms in house, caravans, wooden cabin. Large yurt available for meditation/dance/music etc.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are interested in singing, music, dance, yoga, meditation, massage, well-being and nature. We form part of a vibrant local community, with regular music and dance events. Most people who stay with us (and share similar interests to us) have a great time!!

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week






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