Come and help on a small farm. Living in nature in a typical old Swiss farmhouse, Emmental, Switzerland

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  2019 

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi Guys :) a little UPDATE for MAI and SUMMER

    ARTASSISTENT
    We re looking for an art assistent from Mai on. Experience with tools is required. Work includes assitence in exhibitions, restauration of wood sculptures and organisation and implementation of Art events.
    just text us for more information and to get a better picture.


    CRAFTSMAN
    We re also looking for an skilled and qualified craftsman who can help us with the renovation of the farm. Preferential with ariculturial background and interests. There is lots of different jobs to do. Work with wood, electrics and in sanitation.

    Help in the Garden is always needed, too. Leo is looking forward to hear from you.

    My Name is Werner, I`m 47 years old and I work as sculptor. I live on a small farm, in a typical old swiss farmhouse with my interns Lukas & Leo, our Iran friend Vahid (18) and at times with my daughter Jana (17).
    This farmhouse is in the region Emmental.
    It's a pretty quiet place, surrounded by nature and some other farmhouses. But its not far from a small town (Langnau) and only 40 km away from Berne. Which is reachable with public Transport.
    On the farm we live with arround 50 sheeps, 5 chicken and 5 cats.
    There is a small house garden, a greenhouse and a big garden which we cultivate with some other friends.
    You would help on the farm, in the garden, with the renovation of the house and in artprojects.
    4-5 hours a day, for accommodation and food.
    There is also an atelier which you could use to be creative (painting, carving, sculpture).
    It`s also interesting for a couple because we have a separate studio .
    We are looking forward to get to know many interesting people.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We offer good and healthy food.
    Here you can discover the lifestyle on a farm.
    Arts. There is an atelier which you could use to be creative (painting, carving, sculpture).

  • Help

    Help

    We do look for flexible helpers who like helping anywhere.
    There is always help in agriculture, in our gardens, in the renovation of our house, the household and in the woods.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    German , French and English.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We provide simple, clean and cosy rooms and free board.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Be creative, go for a swim in the river Emme, take a hike in the small hills of Emmental and discover Switzerland.
    Visit Langnau and Bern, get to know many interesting People.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week in exchance for room and board.

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