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UPDATE September 29th 2020
We are looking for workawayers for the 2021 season starting from March 15th
We are looking for workawayers to help us in the following activities:
maintenance and gardening,
renovate our house
rebuild old style dry stone walls
emprove our website and social media with new contents (posts, video, picture)
Hello my name is Marco, with other volunteers we work to create a meeting point for our community and the people who visit this region. We are a non-profit association and our donors have given us an old stone house from the 17th century and a beautiful farmhouse in the high mountains with meadows and pine forests to make something new by involving enthusiastic people like you. We need help to renovate the house and the farmhouse but also ideas to develop activities and original proposals. Moreover we like to create a small artistic center that welcomes artists to create a work of art in exchange for a stay.
DIY and building projects
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
With us you stay in a beautiful and unspoiled Ticino valley, exploring the surrounding nature, in the peace of mountain life, or spend your time in the sun on maggia river. But if you miss the crowd in less than one hour you can reach Locarno and the lago Maggoire area, Bellinzona with the three Castel or Lugano on Ceresio lake. During sommer many small local events will allow you an authentic contact with the people. If you look for live music between June and August there is a lot live concerts.
If you like Cinema you cant miss the "International Locarno film Festival" in August.
We are renovating our house at the village and hut in the mountains and at the same time we are developing our artistic, cultural and recreational offers.
We are looking for help in different actievities, cleaning, painting, material removal, forest and pasture care and construction of small wooden structures to create a camping place in the mountain.
If you have good web or marketing skills, you can help us by developing our website (wordpress) or promoting our activities on social media.
For some activities, you need sturdy shoes and comfortable seasonal work clothes.
You have completely independent accommodation.
Depending on the activity, you'll stay:
in our 17th century house with shared bathroom and kitchen.
in the stone hut in the mountains where we live in a simple but confortable way with in a common room with a double bed and two single beds, sharing the kitchen and bathroom. In general, we cook and eat the lunch (italian country style) all together. If you have special needs (vegetarian or vegan), we will try our best to provide the necessary to prepare your dishes. In case you are celiacs we need to discuss in advance your needs to avoid any health issues.
We pay attention to a healthy and abundant diet with seasonal products taking into account as far as possible all your desires.
Other foods or products are instead to be purchased at your expense such as:
chocolate, toffees and sweets, alcohol, personal hygiene and body care products, cosmetics and medicines.
To move around during your free time you can use the public transport that serves the village. You can also use our electric bicycle for small journeys.
If you have special wishes, we will accompany you by car as much as possible.
We are looking for volunteers for 2021 season March-November with minimum stay of 2 weeks.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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