we are some openhearted people living in the beautiful mountains of switzerland. (3 childrean from 7 to 12 years and 2 adults). Our Farm is in a southern, small village at 1300m. We are living with a dog, a cat, two chicken, some cattle and nearly 70 goats. As usual for farming, our work depends a lot at the season. It makes a diffrent, either the animals are outside or inside, give milk or not, everywhere snow or not...
For some kind of work (specially helping with the farm) we need to explain a lot, and for that reason we appreciate people who will stay at least one month.
But if you want to stay shorter time you are welcome aswell!
-Together we try to manage our life respectful and with a lot of happiness and joy.
-It is always something to do.
-We do not accept racism, homophobia, nationalism, sexism...
-Spoken languages: German, English, spanish, italian
-We host people with children!
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
You can enjoy the beautiful nature around, learn german from us and grow with your responsibilities or workings. There is the famous "Magic Wood", a boulder place really close to us. As we have some instruments you can play music and meet us and our friends.
We are happy about every kind of help. Main topics are farming, household and/or being with the children.
As everybody is diffrent we have to talk in detail what will be your job. There is a lot of work and a lot of diffrent ways how to do. You can get small or big jobs where you get the responsibility or help us with a project. You can get daily routined jobs or one-time ones.
Farm depends at the season. It can be making wood, cleaning the meadows, put up fences, to herd animals, to milk, repairing building...
Household will be cooking, cleaning, organising..
Children are always happy if somebody plays with them.
Because we belive that people are doing the best if they enjoy, you can choose and we talk toghether about what you are doing in detail. It can be caring animals, building/repairing something for the farm,
Everybody is doing what he/she likes to do, because then she/he is doing it the best.
You would get an own room in our house. Bathrooms, livingroom and kitchen we share all together. When the children are here, we have regular mealtimes like breakfast, lunch and dinner where you are welcome to join. But aswell you can eat as much as you need whenever you want.
As we live with children it is loud and full of action sometimes. Also the house is quite chaotic sometimes. You will have free WiFi.
If you have special skills in electricity, carpentering, playing an instrument, mechanic, organising or whatever, let us know! :)
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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