Help an experienced traveller with renovation in downtown Rijeka, Croatia

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  • Last activity: 25 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    *IN NEED OF A VOLUNTEER * Need people which can come NOW , without 1 monrh writing in advance .

    I am 55 year old Croat / Dutch citisen .
    Have lived in London 2 years , New York 1 year , Amsterdam 22 years .
    I have been around a lot , in the 1980 ties , ship crew job for a while .
    Fluent in English , Dutch , Italian .
    Understand some Spanish , German .
    Worked in legendary Marquee London club 1988 , seen Pink Floyd on a Wembly 88 ,
    Motorhead in Hammersmith Odeon , and Queen with Freddie Mercury in 1986 .

    In need of help with renovation of appartment , downtown Rijeka.
    Location is A1 , high street .
    If you are city life lover this might be a place for you.
    General help wanted with renovation .
    Would be nice to have few handy DIY people. I dont expect of you to replace
    professional tradespeople.

    Food , its a self service and members are cooking themselves in a free time .
    Due to limited funds - fair use of a given food ,and no " wish list " expencive food .
    We do eat meat .
    Smoking is alowed in some parr of the house .
    Internet speed is good , optical fibre
    .At the moment we are help from 09 am ,
    but that can vary ,

    Accommodation is part of the 120 m2 apartment ,room size iis 27 m2 . No single rooms available at the moment .Subject to availability .
    Hosting up to 4 persons .

    You dont need to have experience and specal skills , but to be motivated for work .
    No hands in pockets , no headphones on work Minimum stay is 2 weeks , no maximum stay .

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Teaching part of it , learn :
    How to do drywall , how to restore antique rockwalls , flooring , different buiding tehniques .
    Please , dont apply ,if you just need a place to stay , but otherwise not into hand work , you have to be a bit handy .

    Please be onest about your ENGLISH , I cant teach you if your english is bellow some level !!
    Cultural exchange part of it : I started learning Spanish about a year ago ,and I can already understand a lot . I can teach you : English , Italian , Croatian , Dutch . I have interest in Latino culuture . Thank you for looking .

  • Help


    General help .You might asist ( and learn ) drywall making , asist in diferent building tehniques . Restore antique rock walls . Like any renovation , some days are harder , same days are easy .Someone can do some domestic work to ( kitchen , cooking ) .

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Croatian: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner
    Polish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Part of 120 m2 apartment , Internet , Food .
    Couples might get own room , boys in a 4 persons room .

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Situated in downtown , just of main street , Rijeka has about 120 000 population , this year Rijeka is European capital of culture .Its third bigest city in Croatia , only 60 km from Italy , and 25 km from Slovenia . Covid - 19 situation here is relatively low at the moment .Host as the most crew vaccinated .

  • 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

    5 hours a day x 5 days a week

Host ref number: 753171318387

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