Help with our eco sustainable campsite, gardening, building and general maintance in East Cork, Ireland

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  2023 
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  • Description

    Description

    We are living in a beautiful rural location only 40 minuites from Cork City.
    Our Site is now a yurt holiday camp, Inch Hideaway, hosting up to 20 people at busy time during the summer.
    We have 4 yurts and communal facilities on 2 acres of land.
    Our busy time will start from June until August but we will be working most of the year on the gardens and improvments to the place.

    During your stay we will be doing a range of different jobs from clearing the gardens, planting vegetables and looking after our animals. There will be various building and maintance jobs to be done and then during the busier times of the summer we will need help cleaning the yurts and doing the laundry.

    We are looking for independent singles or couples to stay as we only have one caravan we dont have accomidation for more than that.
    So we are looking for people who are willing to get stuck in and who are just generally handy. You will be staying in a caravan while you're here and some nights you will get the opportunity to stay in a yurt if we need to keep the fires burning.
    We will be expecting an average of 5hr day from you but if you are willing to do more we are very flexable with giving you plenty of time to explore the area.
    We will eat lunch and dinner together and provide you with what you need for breakfast. We usually ask for our privacy in the evenings after wash up is done.

    From our site you can walk 15 mins to Inch Beach, a gem in east cork. There is plenty of activities to get involved in such as surfing, kayaking, hiking. I also have plenty of bikes if you dont have transport, the shop is 5kms away. The local bus also goes from here to Cork City
    The closest shop is 5 km away.

    Fabrizio is Italian and Colleen is Australian

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We both travelled a lot and are well experienced in different walks of life.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help

    Help

    I am looking for people who are willing to help with various buiding projects in exchange for an opportunity to learn new building techniques although this will be very weather dependant. I need help with the veggie patch, some general gardening for example pulling back branbles and mulching the garden etc etc

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We will provide a caravan with a double bed.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We can plug in electricity and water but no chemical toilets facilities

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    25/30 hrs x week weather dependent

Host ref number: 346392438289

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