Beautiful Yukon, Canada helping with the garden and feeding farm animals.

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  2022 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    SUMMER: We are a family of 5, living on the beautiful shores of Marsh Lake, Yukon. We have chickens. We have 3 sons, 5, 8, and 15 (part-time). We run a food truck and are typically very busy in summers and would love some extra help with the all little chores around the home. We work long hours, so you should be trustworthy and independent. This stay is well-suited to a couple!! If you have a driver's license, you will have access to our vehicle and are welcome to explore. We live on the water and have kayaks and a canoe. We are close to hikes and several wonderful First Nations Cultural Centres. We are in a rural community, but there is a Community Centre 2km away.

    FALL: no big projects on the go right now. Help is always appreciated keeping the 5 & 8 year old entertained after school so mom can tackle some organization projects.

    WINTER: help with child care, mainly, including teaching your language and culture to our small children. Playing outside, kicksledding, skating, etc... House-sit opportunity for the right person/couple in January.

    Our children attend French Immersion, so helping them with the French language would be an asset - but all languages and cultures welcome.

    Thank you for reading!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Teaching
    Gardening
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    There's not too much to do, and it's all very relaxed! If you need to be "busy" all the time, you won't enjoy your stay here. You will be able to enjoy canoeing in the lake, walks in the forest, and lounging in the grass. We are located 45 minutes from Whitehorse, the capital city of the Yukon. We are within driving distance of several wonderful First Nation Cultural Centres. Marsh Lake is a diverse little community, and there are people living here from Germany, France, Switzerland - and quite a few other Workawayers here, too!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    SUMMER: We are looking for help in the garden (weeding, etc...), yard maintenance (barn cleaning, mowing grass, etc...), feeding the animals, and someone to watch the children while they play. It's not at the "max" end of things - you will have plenty of time to explore or rest up for your next big adventure!

    WINTER: Mainly teaching the kids about your language and culture.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    A few options: a camper; a bedroom in the house; or a tent in the yard. Let's talk about what you're interested in! We even have an amazing tree house that can sleep 2!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    SUMMER: We need help on the weekends, so you would be expected to be at the house every weekend. During the week (probably Tuesday and Wednesday), you will have time to go and explore.

  • 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

    We have 2 dogs and 2 cats, and a flock of chickens. If your pet is good with this, they are welcome.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Max 4 hours a day, 5 days a week






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