Outdoors loving family looking for help in Idaho, USA

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family of 8 that love learning about other places. We own the only Auto Repair Shop in our small town of just over 600 people. Brian is a mechanic as well as a volunteer firefighter. Cassie homeschools the kids while helping with the books at the shop and staying busy with the many projects we have going. We have 5 boys ages 6 to 14 ,and a little princess that is 3. They are energetic and full of wonder. We like to stay busy and we love to travel and explore. We make a trip to family in Oregon on the Steen's Mountain Guest ranch every couple of months to visit and do some mechanic work. We also love driving to places within a day's drive like Yellowstone National Park. We live in a farming/ranching community in the Wood River Valley of Idaho. We are about 45 minutes from the Sun Valley Ski Resort and 1 hour from the city of Twin Falls. It is a 30 minute drive to the Craters of the Moon National Monument where we love to explore. As a family we built our dream home and still have lots of finishing work to do. We are looking for help with projects around the house/yard and maybe cooking/cleaning as well. We would love to have our guests share their culture and talents with us.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can enjoy Idaho's beauty and be involved with our everyday family life. There is lots to see and do. And if you love nature this is a great place.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for an extra pair of hands to help with our daily tasks and many projects. This could be finishing projects on our new house or landscaping/garden or helping with household chores. Our newest project we are about to start is converting a school bus into an RV. We would also like someone willing to join us on field trips and outdoor adventures. Volunteers need to be non-smoking.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We eat three meals a day as a family and have snacks available as well. From April till October there is a camper for our guests to use. It has a bedroom with a Queen bed, living room with a hide-a-bed couch, kitchen, and bathroom with a hot water shower. We would love to show you some of the local attractions and we may also have a vehicle that you may borrow to do your own sight seeing (depending on if the resident mechanic has everything running:)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Some local attractions within about an hour drive include Craters of the Moon National Monument, Shoshone Falls, Ice Caves, and Sun Valley. Other activities available in this area include skiing(snow and water), geocaching, reservoir and rivers for swimming and fishing, hiking, and biking.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have lots of space that a camper could be parked on and we have power and water hook ups available.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week




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