Help us to renovate a beautiful retreat center in Fernelmont, Belgium



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    Hi, we are Bart and Janneke, both life coaches and passionate about Essential Living (integrated spirituality). 2 years ago we bought a big farmhouse on a powerful energetic spot where we have created our the Life Center. The center offers Time-out retreats and training programs for people who want to connect on a deeper level with their Essence and bring back Divine sparks in the world.
    We started with renovating the retreat center and some rooms, the horse facilities and the garden. Now we are renovating two studios and a meditation room.

    For the moment we are looking for someone who can help us with construction work having manual skills (plumber, carpenter, .’’) (we are installing showers, buiding walls, insulation, ..)

    Preferably a ‘handyman’ :)

    If you like our philosophy and are eager to contribute, welcome!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Inspiration for a lifetime is the main reason why you would come. We both have a huge background in personal development, coaching, meditation, mission/vision/values development. When you come along, you'll get a real boost!!
    We also live in the beautiful southern part of Belgium (Namur-region) with fields, beautiful surroundings and the French language could be learned.
    We are having horses, a dog and cats, so the contact with these animals is a real pleasure.
    You will learn practical gardening skills. We also want to build a sauna, hottub, etc.. so wood-construction skills is VERY helpful!!

  • Help


    a lot has to be done: help with painting, renovation of rooms, electricity, sanitary installations, gardening, taking care of the horses, ... we need practical & polyvalent people

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    There are 8 rooms, an appartment for a couple, separate kitchen, bathroom, living, ... a huge barn, a 1000 acres garden.

    Smoke and meat free place :)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We expect people to do things, work with their hands, build and construct, it's not a lazy holiday. On the other hand we will create a nice environment where you can also relax, share some meals with us from time to time.
    The retreat center is a great place if you also look for me-time and time alone.

  • 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

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours/day, 5 days/week

Host ref number: 499314226542