Help with cleaning, gardening, restoring furniture, and check in- Sicily, Italy

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  • Description

    Description

    Looking for committed volunteers (at least 1 month stay).

    With this offer we are looking for workawayers who can help us in the general maintenance, interior painting and cleaning of our apartments located in Taormina.
    We need help in the house to clean, to re-paint the walls and do some general maintenance. You will work 5 days per week for 5 hours per day.

    Taormina is a small town on the east coast of Sicily, about midway between Messina and Catania, and very popular tourist destination since the 19th century.
    The village is perched on a cliff overlooking the sea. Besides the ancient Greek theatre, it has many old churches, lively bars, fine restaurants, and antique shops.
    Taormina is approximately a forty-five minute drive away from Europe’s largest active volcano, Mount Etna.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The main benefit is the opportunity to stay for free in a location where accommodation is usually very expensive. Also, staying in Taormina is a good opportunity to visit places near by, like Catania, Forza D'Agrò, Savoca, and spend some time on awesome beaches. Taormina is also a very interesting town from the historical and cultural viewpoint, a place where it is possible to enjoy beautiful art and architecture. The area also offers nice walks in an amazing landscape.

  • Help

    Help

    The help required from volunteers is mainly cleaning and welcoming guests. General maintenance may be required and the tasks may change according to the needs. Additional help may be requested for doing laundry, watering the plants in the garden and the terrace, and bringing recycling materials to the bins (plastic, paper, glass).

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Languages spoken by our staff: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We can offer you a nice accommodation in one room in one of our flats, where you may have to share with other workawayers bathroom and kitchen. No meals are included.
    You can also enjoy a panoramic terrace (situated at the top of the building) with a wonderful view of Taormina.

    If you like and if and there are places left, you can also partecipate for free at the activities we organize

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The apartment is located in the Taormina city center, at a few steps from the main monuments and attractions of the town, 50 meters from the main street, close to the Greek theatre and the Cathedral. The railway station is at 2 km, and walking you can reach the main bus station just in a few minutes. The charming Isola Bella is only at 1,5 km. And it is possible to visit the wonderful historical centres of Castelmola, Forza d'Agrò and Savoca.

  • 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 5 days a week. Flexible


















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