Help with our permaculture project and with childcare in the swiss mountains

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Switzerland

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We're a family with two children (7 and 3 years old), running a permaculture project at 1300 mt. on the Swiss mountains, in a small historical village served by public transports. We have a veggie and medicinal garden and few ducks. Barbara teaches permaculture and Joe is an experienced guide in wild and medicinal herbs.
    Helps needed: gardening, building (simple constructions), cooking, housekeeping, childcare.
    French or Italian required plus patience with children and a capacity to be simple and open-minded. Arrival preferred before 6pm to not interfere with our schedule of dinner and bed time. No smoking allowed in the house, expecially when children are around. Families are welcome. Possibility for a long term volunteering, if compatibility.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Being at our place you'll become part of a tribe. Help in daily tasks is required .
    We'll be happy to share with you trekkings to enjoy the beauty of our area and to harvest wild medicinal herbs and our knowledge about growing plants as food and medecine, making our own preparations (balms, medicinal herbal teas, mother tinctures, poultices), using permaculture principles in our garden and in our life.
    For a long-stay volunteers there will be an opportunity to participate to our permaculture courses.

  • Help

    Help

    Help needed in the veggie garden (mulching, fencing, etc.), in the house (housekeeping and cooking, babysitting) as well as for harvesting and transforming wild plants.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Italian, French, English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We'll share our meals together. Sleeping in your own tent in our garden. Accomodation available at our neighbour's place in a double room for Fr. 5,- per person per night.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During July and August a weekly market takes place at the village, an opportunity to meet people and buy homemade bread and others local products.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 6 days a week



Host ref number: 672829295687