Come and help a family cultivating space to share creativity and nature in Coral Coast, Fiji

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  • Description

    Description

    Located on the Coral Coast of Viti Levu, we are a local family cultivating a space to share exploratory experiences of peace, creativity, nature and adventure. We are also on a journey of learning to grow a permaculture garden and love all sorts of eco projects. We are looking for carpenters, plumbers, eco-builders, landscapers, permaculture enthusiasts, organic gardeners, to help us realize the dream. We also run a small craft outfit and often need help in the accounting side of things so experience in bookkeeping and accounting is always a great help!

    We have a performance project in a nesting phase, so also interested in folks with experience in stage performance and camera work/ lighting etc.

    You should enjoy dogs and be willing and happy to get your hands earthed and sweaty.
    You are welcome to share your cooking skills as we do love trying new dishes and sharing ideas on food :) If you are able, I may ask that you bring something that we have difficulty getting here.. like dried herbs, cheese, nuts or organic seeds, tea. We live in a semi rural space with beautiful beaches and great surf spots- (Hideaway, river mouth & Natadola) sand dunes, local villages, and are 10 mins out of Sigatoka town.

    Accommodation, a light breakfast of fruit, toast/cereal and dinner in exchange for 5 hours work per day. Sundays are a day off where you go out to sightsee and you take care of all your own meals on this day.
    You are also responsible for your lunches, which you prepare on your own.. please make time to visit the local market for your supplies. We provide you with fridge you have full use of a kitchenette provided for workers and volunteers.


    In your free time, You can beachcomb, swim, surf, kayak, trek, visit our sand dunes national park or pottery villages. We prefer that you go out during your 'off' time especially if here during weekends.. There are lots to see and do!!
    Time frame begins at 1 week depending on availability and exchange.
    It takes 1.5 hours to get here from the airport and buses are frequent. For Internet access you can purchase a data plan sim from $25 FJD with Vodafone at the airport.
    You must arrive at ours before 6:30 pm.
    When contacting us, please state what skills/ talents/ sharing you are able to offer for exchange. Vinaka

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We live in a semi rural area and grow local foods, fibres and plant medicine. We have a healing hut where we do creative activities and ceremony during retreats.. We also live in close proximity to beautiful places in Nature.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for eco builders, carpenters as well as general handy persons in electrical and plumbing. Also artists, landscape and gardening- particularly in permaculture/ biodynamics and eco projects. Cooking skills to share is also a plus. Artistic skills, computer graphics and experience with websites and social media. Also people with experience in performance art and camera work. Experience in non-profit organization also be a bonus!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation is in a shared room if we have other helpers at the time.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your free time, You can beach comb, swim, surf, kayak, trek, visit our sand dune national park or pottery villages.
    We have a pristine bay 5 mins away. We prefer that you go out during your 'off' time, and are flexible should you wish to work a full day and take the next full day off. Local buses and passenger vans are fairly frequent and cost a a couple of Fiji dollars to and from town.

  • 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

    5 hours a day

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