Join the holistic vacation retreat in Salt Spring Island, Canada

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  • Description

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    CANADIANs ONLY right now~~

    If you are an excellent housekeeper, quiet, mindful and enjoy the solitude of a nature retreat kindly read on. ***
    (Computer, Marketing, SEO help also appreciated)

    Currently looking for the right fit with a minimum of 1 month stay - preferably 2+ months
    Canadians ONLY

    Imagine yourself being at a retreat on the magical floating crystal laden island that is rated as one of the #1 Places in the World to visit by NY TIMES MAGAZINE. You can be soaking up nature at its finest and still enjoy the culture of artists of all kinds. This special gem of an island is rated # 1 of the top 10 hubs for artists of all kinds in North America. You can enjoy the beautiful natural quiet property or go to town and enjoy splendid music and fun and all the island has to offer. With 10 thousand residences you will not be remote however you will feel like your in a world away from the hustle and bustle of mainland living. Yet, you will only be a 30 minute ferry ride away to British Columbia's capital on Vancouver Island. Welcome to our very special floating rock called Salt Spring island.
    The home of Canada's #1 rated farmers' market and so much more.

    You could be a part of the various projects here on a magical retreat with spectacular views of the Pacific. Trust you wildlife such as deer, adorable baby fawns, bald eagles, variety of other birds, rabbits, and other lovelies!
    Come, be a part of tending to the land and various projects at the retreat that has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor. *COME HELP IT MAKE IT HAPPEN AGAIN!

    Private Bedroom in a QUIET Large Home (( or if you like a beautiful big tent or your motorhome or campervan ))
    Yummy fresh food is bought for you to prepare yourself. -
    ***VEGETARIAN FRIDGE & COOKING ONLY IN MY HOME AS I AM PLANT-BASED VEGAN.

    Trust you enjoy a quiet, peaceful piece of land we are close enough to get to all amenities such as cafes, restaurants, grocery stores, post office, library, movie theater, etc. Also, you are walking distance from the best beach and trails on the island! There are bicycles for your use and note that Salt Spring is hitchhiker friendly!

    +NOTE BEFORE COVID- It is quite a fun experience for everyone and many of the helpers find that hitching a ride is a fabulous and fun to meet other islanders :) Hitching is still happening though!

    When I walked onto this property four years ago, it touched and called out to my heart and soul. I knew I had to steward this magical land and share it with the world. I have been doing it ever since and have become a 5-star retreat offering holistic services to our guests. You can offer yours too :)

    It is VITALLY IMPORTANT to feel drawn to "living in union with the land", live organically, use ALL NATURAL PRODUCTS and recycle everything!!!!!!!

    Many helpers have been here and have had fabulous experiences.
    Do you have a can-do attitude? ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE?
    Are you wanting to help with anything and everything that comes along with having a retreat on 5 acres with extensive gardens? Do you live in your heart and give from your heart?
    Do you enjoy taking your morning to yourself for your Spiritual practice? Usual start is between 10:30am & 11am.

    (By the way most of the past workaways have extended their stay or wish they could have because they love it here!
    They are loved too!) 

    Now that you heard all the heavenly details of what we are offering, this is what we trust you will have to enjoy your time: 

    Let's make this a win/win situation for all involved!

    All applicants please ensure you are:
    #1 - A GREAT HOUSEKEEPER
    Dependable
    Reliable
    organized
    handy
    HEALTHY
    non-smokers / No drugs
    Vegetarian
    **A Great Housekeeper - There are 3 complete suites to be "Sparkling Cean" for the guests!!
    Love gardens
    Nature loving
    & open hearted! 
    VEGETARIAN - yes its on the list several times on purpose!
    QUIET
    MINDFUL
    *Conscious Spiritual People who are into wellness are best aligned.

    Please apply with the CLEAR dates you would like to come. Most of the workaways helpers stay for at least a month or two and usually stay longer.

    Ultimately, the trust is that all will work out as it always does! 

    ****MUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE OTHER WORKAWAY EXPERIENCE ******  WITH GREAT REFERENCES!!!

    Kindly understand that this place is NOT suitable for children or pets. Thank you

    Please send your available dates and a note to how you feel you (or the two of you if you are in a motorhome0
    are we are aligned.

    The next step will be a Face-to-Face phone call to speak (via Whats app or Facetime) please send your phone contact info.

    Look forward to hearing from you!

    Namaste,
    Callie - proprietor




       

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Conscious Community. Connecting with nature, an extensive array of plants and gardens, exposure to this beautiful island full of nature, hiking, artists and musicians.

  • 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

    I have 3 Vacation Guest Suites and are looking for help with cleaning, gardening, general maintenance and projects around this beloved 5 acre property. ALSO computer help is appreciated if you also can do the housekeeping.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    A quiet room within a serene home. Food will be provided for self preparation in the kitchen or the outdoor cooking bbq. Fridge, oven, Clean drinking water, fresh alkaline well water, comfortable living quarters rated 5 stars by our helpers. Great selection of holistic books and holistic items.
    Large private area with grass, trees, and an amazing ocean view!
    Deer frequent this magical property so it is a normal part of life to see them daily.
    Natural dish and laundry soap provided.
    Bicycles provided for your use and we live up on a hill so you'll get into great shape if you are not in your finest form already!
    Conscious Community
    Kindly note *There is no smoking *Drug Free environment

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This island is a world renowned top tourist destination, and it abounds with nature hiking, swimming in the lakes and ocean, arts, ORGANIC farms, cycling, music and so much more.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    Wifi and hard wire available from 7am - 11pm.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Room for motorhome with water and electric hookup, and sani dump!!

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours/day, 5 days a week

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