Help wanted with sustainable construction or childcare in beautiful Almere, Netherlands



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    Hi beautiful people! We, Gaby (28) and my son Rover (3,5) live in beautiful park in the middle of the forest where you will find our tiny house homestead. you have the idea of ​​being in the middle of nature, but in half an hour you'll be at Amsterdam Central with public transport!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We live In a beautiful part of the Netherlands called Almere. It is very close to Amsterdam but the environment is very green and peaceful.
    We'd love to share our cozy garden with you this summer!

    I could teach you all sorts of things about vegetable gardening and vegan cooking.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    The cottage is small but has everything. the garden, which is 350 square meters, needs to be refurbished.

    I am looking for 2 volunteers who have knowledge of sustainable construction, preferably with some experience with off the grid life.

    The cottage must be insulated for the coming winter. I want to build an off the grid water supply and I am looking for people who want to help convert the garden into a vegetable garden, build a pizza oven, paint the house and create the most awesome hangout!

    My Son Rover (3 years old) would love to have some company (so bringing your young child would be great!) he doesn't go to school yet and is sometimes bored when i try to work on the computer. It would be great to have an extra pair of hands and eyes in the house and garden to entertain this little, curious toddler. Are you creative? Do you like to play with kids? Don't you mind spending time in playgrounds or taking him on a bike ride? I would love to hear about your previous experience with child care and why you would like to be Rover's new friend.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will be staying in a teepee tent! acces to hot shower and a kitchen. The tent has a nice bed and some space for yourself. I take care of vegetarian/vegan meals daily! I expect about 4 to 5 hours of work in the form of gardening or doing chores around the house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a busstop 10 minutes from the park. it will take you in 10 minutes to the train station which will take you in 20 minutes to Amsterdam Central Station. From there you can explore the city. Near the park you'll find plenty of nature, forest and water.

    I would love to connect with musicians and artists!

    P.s. I know where all the nice underground (psy) parties are in Amsterdam..

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 635654966295