Help build a cabin and work on a 10 acre farm near Washington DC

Country

United States

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    29/10/2020

 
  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We live on 10 acres with a garden, a pool, chickens, and 2 dogs. We would like to build a small self-sufficient cabin.

    We have six kids (17-30) who are in/graduated from college. One lives here and works as an intern on Capitol Hill.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity 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

    They could learn cooking and gardening. They will also learn English.

  • Help

    Help

    We are building a cabin so it will be mostly carpentry and masonry work. But there is also gardening and general outside work.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Room inside our house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Visiting DC is easy with the train 15 minutes away. Hiking close by and many Civil War battlefields close by.

  • 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

  • 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

Host ref number: 725562363928