Help wanted with small flock of sheep and lamas, preparing enclosures, gardening in France. Computer skills welcome.

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a french/english couple with a small flock of sheep, 12 lamas and two cats , living near a small but lively provençal village . Looking for someone physically fit and practical, interested by nature and a simple life to work with us. The volunteer work is mostly outdoor work and quite physical. There are also various odd-jobs to finish inside. Computer and social media comptences would be a plus. Everyday life including cooking, cleaning shared. Must not have an allergy to cats or hay!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Other
    Animal care
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    French, english exchange. Animals,nature,sports.

  • Help

    Help

    Looking for help walking the lamas, cleaning out. Preparing enclosures for sheep and lamas. Daily upkeep and repairs on the land. Some odd jobs to finish around the house. To share cooking and daily life. Also computer and social media skills welcome

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, french

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Room in our house

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are numerous walks to discover our area which is also a great place for mountain biking, canyoning and climbing. In warmer weather the lake is 20kms away for kayak, windsurfing.

    We are on the edge of The Gorges Du Verdon in south-eastern France (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence), this is a river canyon that is often considered to be one of Europe's most beautiful. The most impressive part lies between the towns of Castellane and Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, where the river has cut a ravine to a depth of 700 metres through the limestone mass. At the end of the canyon, the Verdon River flows into the artificial lake of Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon.

    Because of its proximity to the French Riviera, the gorge is very popular with tourists, who can drive around its rim, rent kayaks to travel on the river, or hike. The limestone walls, which are several hundreds of metres high, attract many rock climbers. It is considered an outstanding destination for multi-pitch climbing.

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    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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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