We have a large property located 40 km from the nearest large town. We are 1 1/2 hrs from Victoria and Nanaimo on Vancouver island. On the property is a duplex and a smaller cabin with gardens on the half acre. Surrounded by forrest with lake and mountain views. My partner and I have lived here over 25 years. Need assistance with renovations and garden cleanup as well as other projects on another property. Looking for someone that may have an interest in the construction field. I can teach a helper in basic construction as well as electrical.
We can provide transportation from the nearest ferry terminal, airport or bus depot to our home.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
I can teach the basic construction of a home from foundation to completion including electrical and plumbing. I am a cabinet maker with knowledge of landscaping and design. My partner has extensive knowledge in landscaping and design and pond construction.
Construction interest or experience would be ideal but I can teach the basics. Gardening cleanup and planting of organic vegetables.
One project, is to reconstruct the back porch of the duplex. I plan on starting on an off grid tiny home 10' x 28'
Rebuilding the deer and elk fencing as well as erecting some chain link fencing is also planned. There are plenty of other small projects here that I need assistance with to be completed.
I Will be working alongside you as work progresses also looking for someone that can help unsupervised one day per week and motivated to complete a project.
Projects may be done during the day or during evening hours. This will give you more flexibility to enjoy your leasure time during the day.
Financial compensation may be considered for the right candidate.
We have a tiny home on one property that would be your accomodation. Hearty nutritious meals will be provided during the stay. This would be like having your own home during your stay.
Youbou is located on the shores of Cowichan lake a prestine lake with beaches, hiking trails and many opportunities for swimming, fishing and other water activities. We have a canoe, two kayaks bike for your use. Hiking trails are abundant on the mountain behind the home. Wild life is abundant in the area from Roosevelt elk deer and bears. Bowling alley dance hall and rec center are a block away.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have a small acreage with a creek and waterfalls that is private and you would hear the waterfalls as you go to sleep
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week