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Learn Italian and help at our Ecovillage in the hills of Low Monferrato Astigiano Region, Italy

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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    Our natural Ecovillage is located on the hills of Low Monferrato Astigiano Region and measures 35.000 squared meters. An old farm built in 1908 - (now being restored) - lies on the top of the hill, surrounded by a hazel-nutyard, a big wood, a biological garden and fields all around. The Village is a private property where some people live sharing the project of creating an ecological natural village where living is sustainable, slow, natural and happy. We are politically and religion free, while encourage people grow responsible, free and spiritual, following their natural, inner values.

    In SPRING-SUMMER-AUTUMN (from 1° March to 1° November) the project FREE HOLIDAY EXCHANGE is offered to boys and girls under 34 years, who want to make an work holiday in close contact with nature, in a pleasant and unspoiled, where prioritize relations with the plants, animals, forest, nature. We'll pay a little allowance agree in case of few extra hours of work (if you do more than 5 hours par day), only in the case we need more hours of work par day. From this year 2023 we offer a benefit of 150 euros per person, on the 30th day of stay, as a reward for the past month.

    For those who are eager to loosen the excesses and growing human relationships with others, often suffered in crowded places such as city and shopping centers, is the ideal vacation. In a place where the experience of loneliness becomes virtue and work a meditation, to be done in the service of a unique project in Italy and perhaps in the world. Who is to make this experience in fact collaborated in the creation of the unique naturist eco-village project on the planet; a place which contains the headquarters of a Naturist Association of Social Promotion, natural gardens for self-production of vegetables and jam, a naturist camping, a naturist spa area with stage of naked yoga, tantra, massage, ecc.

    To create and keep this reality alive, the works to be carried out are many and are divided into seasons. In the SPRING (March April May) we need maintenance work on the green and the structures, project construction of external artifacts (fences, wooden structures, painting) and restoration of the equipment to be prepared for the summer. In SUMMER (June July August) we need to manage the structure with daily routines, dedicated to cleaning, reception, Jacuzzi management, swimming pool management, various maintenance, management of the green. In AUTUMN (September October) the necessary works are the dismantling of the structure, the storage of the structures and some maintenance to prepare for winter. The daily work is 5 hours for 5 days in the spring/autumn and 5 hours for 6 days in the summer. Times and details of the activities are agreed with the individual workawayer from time to time. Timetables and instructions must be respected. In case of difficulty or if you need help, you should contact the manager of the activity.

    The programs will be awarded depending on the ability and/or opportunity and/or by drawing lots, depends on the moment, the amount of adhesions, the need of the structure. In addition, each participant sometime kitchen for all others in the group, lunch and dinner and cleans the common kitchen.

    The stay will be in mobile homes / caravans with one or two people and / or wood house from 2 to 6 people in summer. In spring (march, april, may) and in autumn (september october) the stay will be in one of the room of the bed & breakfast. The board and lodging, use of the pool and facilities is free for the entire period of stay, which must be at least 1 month, even up to 4 months. The guys and girls who have already partecipated have come from Argentina, Brasil, Russia, United State of America, Spain, Holland, Lithuania, Estonia, Portugal, Italy, but we have no limits on the nationality of the participants.

    There are no costs, except of course that the trip to get there and back home. If you are interested send your resume, detailed, containing mostly similar experiences already made abroad, as workawayer, assisting in alternative projects, girl or boy aupair, and your other manual skills. The curriculum must also contain all of your personal information and (necessary) a photo in the foreground and a full length. We do not accept: smokers, vegetarians and vegans, allergy, person with pet. We are very oriented towards hosting couples.
    Contact us and have fun with us!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    language, culture, cusine, yoga, meditation

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We are looking for someone for min 1, max 5 months, in spring summer autumn. We provide room and board. A weekly allowance, only if you work more than 5 hours a day, only if required by our needs. The works are: Baby sitting, cook, green care, cutting wood, general maintenance, construction in wood and brick, garden care, other. Experience is required in the countryside and manual abilities. Basic knowledge of Italian. You can learn the language with Italian lessons offered by us. Driving license essential. Start as soon as possible. NO SMOKER, NO VEGAN PEOPLE. NO PEOPLE WITH PET. NO FOR A SHORT PERIOD (like a week, for example)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Russian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    housing is, in spring/autumn at home with their own bedroom; can be shared with other au pair; in summer: in our caravan/little wood house, at the campsite. We are a naturist eco-village.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Learn italian; know the natural word; lay the foundation for a lasting work in the natural tourism sector. Visit hills of Piedmont and the natural park and the country.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    maximum 5 hours, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 646126621528

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