Help us developing a permaculture garden and with DIY in Carrouge, the French-speaking part of Switzerland

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Switzerland

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  • Description

    Description

    We (Emmanuelle and Jean-Marc) are both therapists and have a 2-year-ord girl. We've been living for a couple of months in a big old house where there's a yoga and meditation room and a bed& breakfast. Besides our job as therapists, we're developing a permaculture garden, need to renovate some parts of the house to make it even more compatible with our needs and take care of our hosts ( groups, yoga and spiritual teachers...). We are on the way to Santiago de Compotella, which means we receive lots of pilgrins. We have a huge garden, an access to a river. We intend to make out of this place a spiritual and cosy place for people who want to contribute to a new world!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I (Emmanuelle) am Swiss and studied languages and ethnology. I also was interested in different cultures, studied in different countries and love sharing with other cultures. Jean-Marc is French and quite interested in international politics. Most our friends come from different cultures. We love sharing about the situation and conditions in different parts of the world. We'll let you discover our world and mindset! As we have a little child, you'll discover very concrete aspects of our Swiss life -and French, since our child speaks inly French!

  • Help

    Help

    As there are only 2 of us, working also part time as therapists, we need some help to work with us in the garden, in the house our little girl! We need above all someone who has some experience in gardening (perfect would be permaculture) and is not afraid of contributing to manual work. You might also cook with the family, babysit or clean from time to time. Various activities, which will make it even more interesting for you!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private room in the bed and breakfast. You'll eat with us in our private kitchen and might cook sometimes. Or, if you need some privacy from time to time, it's also possible since there's a big kitchen in the bed& breakfast that our guests can freely use.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live close to public buses, which will bring you in about 20 minutes to the center of Lausanne. We live about 15 kilometers away from the town Lausanne but have all advantages of the countryside (forest, places to make sport, and so on).

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 569421148833