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Join us to transform our house into an ecological place to live in Quinchao island, Chile

  • Chile
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  • Last activity: 29 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: 1 week or less



  • Description


    Hello, my son and I want to transform our house into an ecological place to live in. Daniel is a professional musician and I am an English teacher. We both speak it fluently. In our home there is always music and good conversations. We need people to help us realize our dream. Our house is located 5 km from Achao , main town of Quinchao island, where you can find a bank, a post office, a harbour, restaurants, supermarkets and beautiful views to enjoy.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Living in a small island provides the necessary tools to learn from nature, from the people that for ages have lived here, you can learn about culture and traditions, also about flora and fauna and its diversity.

  • Help


    We need to work in the field cutting bushes and grass and collecting the firewood. I like to walk, ride my bike and drive through fantastic places to take good pictures.
    Also, it is important to mention that I have several dogs, all of them rescued. I have room for two people and I need you to work 4 to 5 hours a day from Monday to Friday. I hope you like this project and you can be part of it. If you have knowledge about self-sustainable green-houses we would love to learn from you.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    My house has 2 comfortable sofas that can be used as beds, with a bathroom that must be shared with my son. There is wifi connection, as well as satellite tv. The house is big enough to feel comfortable. I cook every day, I prepare breakfasts, lunches and dinners, but if you want to help me, you are most welcome.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your free time, you can walk around to know the area, you can get to the shore where, if you are lucky enough, you can pick up seafood or even fish. People here are really friendly and hitchhiking is very common. You can visit the great island of Chiloé and many national parks, such as Cucao and Tepuhueico. If you like taking pictures, this is the exact place to become a professional photographer, there are many rainbows, amazing sunsets and colourful flowers everywhere.

  • 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?


  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 511636115241



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