Bring your hands, heart and skills to our Haifa project on North Coast of Israel




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  • Description


    Hello and Shalom !
    we currently renovate an old 19th century German Colony hostel building in Haifa, doing plaster, flooring, painting, grandma wall papers, restoring old windows, upcycling old things, playing with wood, building planter, organizing the garden, moving stuff about, installing fixtures, designing, deep cleaning. Using our minds and tools. It's diverse, interesting and fun if thats how we do it, bring your vibe. We go slow because we only do it with local friends or people with good vibes, so come help us materialize it.
    If you got relevant skills that is great, even if you dong maybe you can also help out in other aspects of our life, learn something, help with cleaning the hostel etc.

    We means a group of international volunteers, local friends, Danielle my partner and Chewba the dogg.
    *** update, baby Laila joined the family so Danielle could use help with the child ***

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will get to stay in the hostel in downtown Haifa, the central and beautiful German Colony area (or in our modest house in Pardes Hanna). Meet the regular staff, other travelers or our friends that help us, Welcome to join me if i go somewhere (usually Jaffa/Tel-aviv or Tiberias where i have stuff to do - chance to explore) , get to work with tools and materials, learn how to do, build, create, treat, upcycle, refurbishing, etc. And we can arrange for you free stay in hostels around israel on your days off. And you are welcome to ask us whatever you want to know. wont be boring. we bring new life to where it has been neglected.

  • Help


    We look for people with good hands and open mind. To use tools and create, be creative and improvise, upcycle, work the earth, wood, walls, stone and whatever we find.
    Anyone here can fix and tune an old piano ???
    Graphic Designer in the crowd ?
    Someone that can make a website ?

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Hebrew: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Shared room usually, we can spare a private room sometimes if needed or for the elders or couples. depends on circumstances and timing.

    As for food, we have vegan pancakes in the morning, and warm lunch eating together from products we provide and someone from staff will cook, for dinner you will need to shop and cook for yourselves.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    On time off you can go explore israel, we have good connections all around so you will be hosted for free mostly. there is a train near by, and i have pairs of bikes all over to be used to go to the beach or explore the city.

  • 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

Hummus break
Upcycling in December!
Ariel exposing the old wall, He bites but if you give him chocolate it will be ok.
Leipzig friends came to help us
Haifa is beautiful
The project in haifa - old building coming back to life
Chewba supervising the demolition
The old house garden in Pardes Hanna - lets grow stuff !
we learn as we go...
Found a hidden safe... no gold though
We like dismantling pallets
Upcycled pallet wood wall design

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