Hi workawayers! We (Andrey and Valeriya) bought a property in 2007 near Velikiy Novgorod in Russia, where we live and work with our two boys, Constantin (age 10) and Roman (age 3). We have a goal of complete self-sufficiency, regarding shelter, food, electricity, heat, water and economy.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Our home is located with the old Russian town. There is a great number of monuments, museums and other places of interest on the territory of Novgorod. Novgorod was founded in 859 AD on the Volkhov River not far from the Ilmen Lake. The city history is closely connected with the main periods of development and life of Russia. In 862 this city became the first capital of Rus but later the capital was moved to Kiev by Vladimir the Great. In those days Novgorod was playing a key role in expanding of culture and literacy in Russia. Almost all citizens of the city were educated. Novgorod it kept its unique ancient Russian architecture which is now attracting tourists from all over the world.
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Our house that need attention. A Lot of your tasks will therefore involve different kind of construction work, everything from painting with paint, to putting in a floor. Now we are looking for someone who can help us with prepare the house for the summer season. we need to furnish the house, minor repairs needed, wallpapering, sewing, decorating. Also some winter gardening chores.
This host offers a language exchange
This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
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You will stay in a private room
We are vegetarians. We will cook vegetarian meals for workawayers.
On your free time, which usually is the weekend, there is a lot to explore. There is a bus stop near the farm which takes you to the bus or train station.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week