Live off grid and help a self sufficient family in West Cork, Ireland




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    Hi guys

    We are looking for a helper Special Person who has average English,

    We are now Preparing for the winter months which means covering the plots cutting and Splinting wooden Pallets for the fire and 2020 Project.

    This person should not be : Afraid of spiders, Have allergy's such as Cats & Dogs, Straw

    there will be Helping in feeding and cleaning our chickens

    We have no Children here (ALL grown up)

    Months available are
    Feb - Oct

    Clear out the poly tunnel and prepare for next year.

    The work will be dirty and sometimes hard (But the evenings will be good food, good Craft beer and good company....
    I hope.
    In the winter months there is no shower facility only baths as we run off solar/turbine
    We are also looking for 2020 helpers starting in jan feb interested in painting for a production on Beauty and the Beast. Want to know more ...Ask

    We are a self sufficient and prepping family. We are off grid and we have ongoing projects, some building work, Gardening and engineering work We have Chickens, Ducks, many Cats and 5 Dogs.....We grow our own food Organically as possible, We have a 2 poly tunnels' We are makers of Home made beer and wine depending what's available. Our location is situated in beautiful West Cork Country side, in reach of many interesting places. At certain times of the year there is weeding, Later in the year preserve our own produce ....There are many places you will be taken to from Historical sites to Local Interesting places.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn all about self sufficient way of living through wind turbines and solar, growing and self provision. You will be shown Historical and visit beautiful scenery and much more....

  • Help


    Help required is varied depending on season and requirement, some of the work will heavy as well as Light....All tasks will be supervised but we expect helpers to use their own initiative as well

    If you are Engineers can you let us know what type of engineering you do...
    Could you also tell us what ability's you have such as experience with tools electrical or manual...

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    Own bedroom room , semi Private living room, Full accommodation and food

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    West Cork is one of the most beautiful parts of Ireland, we are 32 km from Cork City We can provide transport to the local town (Macroom) to connect with the national bus service. We will try and make our helpers stay as nice as possible with visits to local historical sites and beautiful scenery, and like minded interesting people.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Hou are variable, which we would happy to discuss with you (max 25 hours)

This is Antoine from France our Special Helper 2019
A misty morning across the valley
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This is Caroline and Son Gareth

Host ref number: 598739258876