Help us with various activities and share with us in Staniszów



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  • Description


    Our adobe House is built from clay, straw, timber and stone and will serve in the near future as a meeting place and place for workshops for people from Poland and from abroad.
    There is lots of space on a huge forest glade, silence, trees, deers, does, herbs, mushrooms, berries.

    We do plan cultural and artistic exchange, ecological education as well as other activities.

    Staniszów is a village located in Lower Silesia nearby Jelenia Góra in the Giant Mountains in Poland. There is one important factor of its location - the border triangle of Czech Republic, Germany and Poland. The village Staniszów is a part of Valley of Palaces and Gardens (several dozens of castles, palaces, churches and residences with vast gardens on about 100km2).

    We run this house with only two of us (Rafal & Aga) and urgently need people eager to work with us. You can get more about us at We have a very friendly dog (labrador) who can go with you for a walk everywhere and there is no problem if you visit us with your dog (granted that it is not aggresive and loud).

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Help


    The work in the House consists of carpentry (partition walls), painting and plastering with clay, clean-up operations in homestead and in the garden.

    Generally there is a variety of activities while we always try to match between abilities and interestst of volunteers.

    The finishing works at the Adobe House require only limited expert knowledge of basic tools and building materials or just a good will and certain commitment. The natural building is just a simple way of construction work.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Polish: Fluent
    Russian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    rooms, bathroom with hot water, three meals daily

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Logistical advantage in terms of arrivals and departures to and from the place: Wroclaw (PL) 100km, Prague (CZ) 170km, Dresden (DE) 170km, Berlin (DE) 280km, Vienna (A) and Bratislava (SK) 380km. All of cities mentioned above have airports operated by cheap airlines (Wizzair, Ryanair). We can manage to pick you up from Wroclaw airport or from Görlitz railway station (DE). If at least three persons would come, transfer from Berlin, Prague or Vienna possible.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hrs

Host ref number: 349284972356