Visit and volunteer at our paradise in Saskatchewan, Canada

Country

Canada

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    28/08/2021

 
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  • Description

    Description

    Our farm consists of 120 head of cattle (cows, calves and bulls). We have 10 horses and 3 ponies The rest of the barnyard population is made up of chickens (egg layers), ducks, cats, dogs, goats and a potbelly pig named Wilbur. Our farm has been hosting visitors since 2004.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have maintained many friendships over the years with past volunteers. We are very patient and helpful in teaching English and teaching guests our way of life and customs.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    We have many tasks (painting) and chores on our farm and everyday brings something new. Between taking care of our barnyard animals, we tend to have a large garden every year as well. Intermediate to experienced horse back riding skills are required (English or western discipline). We are always updating and upgrading the farm that has been in our family for over 100 years.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The original 100 year old farm house has been totally renovated (including restroom) to give our guests their own private quarters. The house is equipped with satellite t.v. and can access high speed wireless internet.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Towns within 1/2 hour drive time have banking facilities, restaurants, clothing stores and medical attention. There are two cities in the 1 hour drive range and several cities with airport access in the 2 hour drive range. We are close to the Moose Mountain Provicial Park. Airport most convenient is located in Regina, Saskatchewan. Pickup is arranged in advance.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week




Host ref number: 565571577947