Cultural Center in the heart of Romania looking for volunteers, Nima Raciului, Mures County

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  2020 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a romanian-german couple (32 and 33 years old), Raluca, who is a restaurator for cultural heritage and a traditional medicine practitioner, and Gabriel who is a geograph. We bought a Farmstay in Nima Raciului, Mures County with the purpose of creating a cultural and educational center.
    Our Homestay is a place where pleople can find a connection with the nature and with the rural life, where they can learn about susteinable life, traditional medicine and cultural heritage.
    Our main point in this project is to restore the former image of our homestay and work with our neighbours for a better and ecological lifestyle.
    During the summer we organize seminars and workshops for different subjects.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We offer a diverse cultural exchange, learning about the rural life in a romanian village. Our volunteers will learn about susteinable life, self medication and cultural history.
    In our free time, we can show you the suroundings, visit Targu Mures and other cities.

  • Help

    Help

    We need help in repairing the house and the other buildings in our Homestay, in our garden, painting, refurb the old barn, building fences, in restoring the old furniture, general maintanance.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Romanian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Because our house is in the process of restoration, we can offer as a place to sleep our barn, provided with straw pallets, hammocks and tents.
    We have a well and a solar showe and, a dry toilet.
    Volunteers may need to share the barn.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Near our village is Targu Mures (26 km), an old hungarian-romanian city with many interesting sightseen and an active cultural life, such as museums, theatres and concerts halls; at 60 km there is Turda, a city know for its huge salt mine, Cluj Napoca, at 90 km and Calimani mountains at 60 km from our place.
    There is plenty of transportation posibilities from both Targu Mures and Cluj Napoca. Both these cities have an Airport and every two hours, there are busses traveling near our village in these directions

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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