Help us create craft and kids workshops in Aquitaine, France

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France

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello, we are a big bouncy family of six, we have plenty of fun learning and enjoying our beloved home and setting with workaways. Lots of music and stories to share.

    We have a wide and exciting range of roles for our workaways. KIDS AND CRAFTS, LANDSCAPING, VEGETABLES, ANIMALS, DESIGN, RENOVATION, BUILDING WORK ... and the list continues........

    We offer a peaceful setting for workaways to learn and be involved in this evolving project: everyone will have a skill that can be utilised and we tailor projects to the workaways involved.

    We are in an isolated location ( 10 minutes by car to the closest village). We don't go out everyday, so this might not suit everyone. We have 12 hectare of beautiful land ( woodland and field) which allows workaways to find their own space where needed.


    There are many parts to the project: You could be involved in

    Preparation of the atelier for artisan workshops: kids crafting, learning English for children based on nature and creating,
    and leather making workshops.

    Land maintenance
    Tree cutting
    Wood collecting
    Veggie growing
    Maintaining health and well being of the donkeys.
    Child care
    Decorating
    Reclaiming and building furniture
    Painting external
    Window repair
    Treating wood/ oiling etc
    Preparing for guests, interior ideas and design
    Food preparation
    Making fencing

    Anyone with experience please help us with

    Plastering
    Pointing
    More complicated carpentry

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Workaways could learn a great deal about the land and nature here... and learn with us.
    Along with artisan trades and creating imaginative space for guests.
    Although we are English speaking we are happy to speak french if you wish to learn this language. Workaways will be able to explore this beautiful part of the dordogne. We have bikes galore and the roads are wonderful for those who wish to explore. Hautefort is 10 minutes by car: with restaurants and shops.

  • Help

    Help

    We're looking for workaways who want to experience this wonderful project with us. We are learning from ground zero in terms of the land and farming so we'd love you to learn it all with us.
    We are currenlty working on making kid style camp, crafting workshops.... this will involve design, inspiration, both inside and outside.

    We have 12 hectares of land, much of which is forest but there is a gorgeous courtyard that needs much pruning and inspiration. The vegetable garden is a constant and its always great to have help with it.


    We'll serve all meals Monday-Friday : ( lunch can be flexible) We will leave your weekends free for you to explore. However we are very flexible, so we can mix these days and time up, some days doing less, or more... etc..
    We recommend no less than 1 week and to see how it goes from there.. Singles or couples.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, French, italian and Russian

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have your own bedroom and use to a number of bathrooms.
    We have wi-fi throughout the house.
    The house is heated, central heating, and stoves, and open fires but it is old and drafty so for those who can be a bit hardy please.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    If you have your own car: then thats great: there is lots to explore. We will also involve you in our movements: visiting friends and interesting places.
    Hautefort chateaux town
    Excideuil : farmers market
    Surrounded by rivers, lakes forests to explore.
    Montignac caves
    Pre-historic caves, discoveries.

  • 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?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

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