2 acres of woodlands and a home that needs maintaining/updating. USA


United States


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  • Description


    I'm a retired math and science teacher. I've done most of the work on the original part of my house myself. That area will be my woodworking shop. I'm finishing the addition which is now the house. I have 2 acres of light woodland that needs maintaining with one corner that needs to be a garden. My dog Inika, loves people!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Fairbanks, Alaska, is a beautiful place every season. Summers, with the long days are almost magical. Autumn is gorgeous with the changing of the vegetation. Winter is also magical with the aurora, stars upon stars, and a literally sparkling landscape.

  • Help


    I need help getting my personal shop and home areas updated. I've started the construction, but need help finishing. In the winter, I'll need help with the above and with general firewood and outdoor maintenance. In spring, summer, and autumn, I'll need help in the yard and around the property, building rock barriers, gardening, and putting in a rainwater catchment system. Eventually, I'd like to build a guest cabin.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    There is a loft bedroom with a full size bed and room for your personal stuff. There is also a single bed in the more public shop area. I will provide meals for the days you are here working. I consider myself a good cook and will serve locally produced, or harvested food as often as possible.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are trails nearby useable summer, autumn, and winter. You can snowshoe and ski in the neighborhood as well. We can work out a flexible schedule to take advantage of events and any long road trips. You will have to rent a car for those long road trips, however. There really is so much to see and do!

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    • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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