Experience Alaska at our international Eco-Homestead in the city of Anchorage, USA

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  2022 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    Help wanted at a vacation rental / ecolodge in Anchorage Alaska in summer, and on sailboat in Florida between January and March.

    Alaska: Primary work includes cleaning, yard work and being creative, decorating, cooking and gardening.

    Depending on season, other projects available include tending to gardens, permaculture projects, composting, recycling and walking/feeding pets. We’re putting in orchard and perennial gardens, building a composting toilet, and other things.

    I ask 20-25 hours of help each week in exchange for housing and food, usually between 9am -1pm, which means you have time to go exploring, make friends, get a part time job, etc.

    In winter, housesitting, shoveling snow, deep cleaning, pet sitting, and assisting my grandmother in her home with shopping and cooking.

    Florida: Cleaning and touching up paint on boat, keeping watch at night, helping prepare meals, doing shopping, film, recording, blogging and social media posting.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Elderly Companionship
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will have the opportunity to interact with others, guests, the host and perform a variety of tasks relating to running a guesthouse, gardening, house sitting. You will also get to experience Alaska with Anchorage as a home base. This area of Anchorage has all the feel of a remote setting, but you can still go out and meet people, do things and have all the conveniences of home.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help

    Help

    The schedule is primarily 10am-3pm throughout the week. We try to schedule days off a week in advance, and you get two days off, but they aren't always together and they aren't on the weekend. Luckily, those that can keep ahead of the cleaning game and an eye on the schedule and the weather will be able to plan trips in advance. The more efficient and organized you are while working, the more time you will get off

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Room or shared room, parking for camper or space in yard to camp.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Anchorage has 400,000 people, so there is plenty to do socially. We have a sweet new rock gym, state-of-the art yoga studios, and a variety of things to do in order to stay sane during the long nights a, whether summer or winter, such as theaters, restaurants, night clubs, etc. The house is in a residential area of the city, and you can be at any of these within 20 minutes on a the worst traffic days.

  • 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

    You must haul water from garden hose to your van/motorhome. There is a115V AC outlet available.

  • 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







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