An Israeli experience of a lifetime in the magical Kibbutz! Come and join us.

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  • Description

    Description

    My name is Eran and I live in a Revadim , ISRAEL (kibbutz*)
    I am 60 years old and I have been a cabinet maker for the past 40 years
    I live on the kibbutz with my wife Aviya (speaks German) and my 14-year-old daughter Eliya
    And I'm looking for a couple or single to help me at work in the kibbutz
    We have a large wood workshop and a studio for alternative workshops (yoga, meditation ...)

    I was born and raised in Israel (my parents were originally from Slovakia)
    At the age of 23 I flew to Kenya and stayed in Africa for 13 years (lived most of the time in south africa)
    I have a lot of experiance in all types of handcrafts , aspecially in wood working that i will be have to teach and share with you.
    I have a lot of tips to give about life and travel
    I like to read books , travel . spend time with my family.. and meet new people.

    *A kibbutz is a type of settlement which is unique to Israel. A collective community, traditionally based on agriculture.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Other

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Living with an Israeli family
    You will learn about Israel and Israeli culture
    In any field that interests you
    From politics, cooking, music ...
    participate in commuitny events.
    Experience life in the kibbutz (small village)
    With direct access to nature
    a lot of places to travel nearby

    Work experience in sewing, blacksmithing, mechanics....

    good food , Warm and family atmosphere

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for diligent and devoted people
    Spontaneous and flexible at work
    Experienced in carpentry or gardening
    Who are not afraid of hard work

    So what are you going to do?
    gardening -
    Weeding, sowing, planting
    And to maintain an organic garden
    (Work very early in the morning)

    We have a large wood workshop
    Where you can help us with basic carpentry (gluing, grinding, cutting, Construction of simple furniture such as benches, chairs, tables ..)
    I would like you to help me build basic furniture such as table , bench , chairs ... all made of wood.

    As well as a center of workshops such as yoga, meditation, dance ...
    from time to time you will need to take care of the place (cleaning . arranging... and preaper it to the next week)
    cleaning the main area of the center and bathrooms ,
    washing the balcony and arranging the equipment (mattresses , chairs ..etc)
    (you will find there very special people!)

    basically we are looking for one or two handyman (or woman) with a lot of skils and fast learners
    There's always something to do
    You will not be bored!

    there will be days with a lot of work and help needed and days with few assignments and the rest of the time you can travel ..and enjoing the kibbutz comunity life.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    hebrew . english and german .

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Bedroom with private shower and free access to fully equipped kitchen
    small grocery 8 min walk
    in the summer swimming pool
    Bicycle at your disposal anytime

    we will provide you weekly money for the local grocery where you can find everything Such as organic food, local produce and food from all over the world.
    you will have access to a Fully equipped kitchen .
    in the garden you will also find a place for a bonfire, taboon, and grill to make a barbecue .
    you need to cook for yourself (as much as you need and want) .
    sometimes you will eat with my family at my home (fridays night - traditional jewish meal - with the kidush)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    bus and train station 10 min -
    direct lines to - Tel Aviv (30 min) , Jerusalem (40 min) . Beer Sheva (30 min)
    and to the closest beach (Ashdod 30 min by bus)

    Archichogic sites nearby and Agricultural areas around the kibbutz .

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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

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