Help with developing our beautiful place in Skadar, Montenegro

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Montenegro

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    23/10/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello, we are Matthieu and Daria. We are running a small glamping and activity business in Skadar Lake national park. We have 4 glamping tents with a maximum of 12 guests. We also organize activities for the guests, like canoeing, hiking, sightseeing, etc.


    Our location is on a hillside with fantastic views over the surrounding mountains. A lot of hiking trails start nearby. The lake, rivers and stunning viewpoints are just around the corner. If you like working in beautiful surroundings, take out one of our canoes on the lake to admire a sunset, go for a long hike or go birdwatching . . . Then you will definatly feel at home here.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will see first hand a small glamping business getting shape.
    Matthieu has a good knowledge about the flora and fauna in the area, can share some cool bushcraft skills and teach you how to canoe.
    Daria likes handcrafts, making natural cosmetics and experiment in the kitchen.
    You will stay in a small village where they produce honey, cheese, wine and many more natural products. Facinating to see how the locals put their pasion into it.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help

    Help

    For the months February till May we mainly need handy people. Carpenters, plumbers, electricians or whatever skill that you have to build some cool structures.
    In early spring we will start our organic garden, if you have some experience with gardening and growing vegetables, contact us.

    From May until the end of the season we are looking for people that can help with running the glamping. Main tasks and activities will be, preparing and serving breakfasts, serving drinks in our bar, preparing tents for new guests, maintenance work (gardening, cutting gras, painting, etc), help with organizing tours, etc.

    There are a lot of overgrown old walking trails around. It's our goal to bring them back to life. Sometimes we head out and clear a stretch of trail.

    The work can be intensive but you will have plenty of free time to recover and enjoy ;)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Polish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The glamping site, where Workawayers will have their accommodation is a few minutes away from where we live. So most evenings you will be on your own.
    Workawayers either stay in a cozy little caravan or in one of our glamping tents.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are only 1.7 km walking from Virpazar. From there the whole of Montenegro is at your feet (not really), but at least you can get easily to Podgorica and bar by train.

    We don't live where you have our accommodation. So eating together will be more difficult, specially breakfast and dinner you mostly will be on your own. We prefer to pay you to cover all food expenses.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Some little hidden nook.
View from the land.
Beauty and the beast and a little bit of both.

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