Volunteers needed at organic land with wooden yurts, Orgiva, Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    We live in wooden round house on the land surrounded with beautiful olive and fruit trees. This is a unique and special place in a idyllic part of South Spain - Andalucia.We have 4 children (7, 6,3, and 1 years old).
    There is a compost toilet on the land. We are located few minutes walk from the city of Orgiva. Our guests can live in a caravan that has space with two double beds, hand made shower and cooker. The land has 3,400sqm, we have chickens, big but friendly dog and a cat.
    We just finished a construction of other wooden yurt. This part of land need to be prepared too - garden,plants, trees, work with stones and woodm work with animals, help with children etc. We appreciate someone strong and experienced in farmwork.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    They can learn practice Spanish/English/Polish, learn new skills in wood building, planting, meet interesting people from all over the world, visit incredible landscapes and places. Sometimes, when we have time and space we go with our workawayers for trips, we show them local landscapes.

  • Help

    Help

    We just finished a construction of the wooden yurt and we need some help with the land, planting/cutting trees, garden, etc...There is always some work to do, we need a hand with animals, plants, sometimes with children, garden, de-cluttering. In the summer we tend to do things in the morning and the evening when is not that hot (for example 2-3 hours in the morning from 8 am and/or (2-3 hours in the evening), and in the winter if it's not raining. The way we organise our work in winter is on days when is not raining, if rains for instant 5 days in the week then we tend to work 2 full days when there is no rain. So we need to be flexible as a lot depends on the weather.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Spanish, Polish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Caravan with two rooms. Caravan has a self build shower, kitchen with gas cooker, shelves to store the belongings.
    In exchange for work we can offer one cooked meal on a working day + fruits + eggs from our chickens + water.
    FOOD - At least one cooked meal on a working day. On our days off, when we don't work, we might go away, then we are unable to cook but we might provide some food.
    Compost toilet , we use solar electricity.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a lot of interesting places around...Sea side about 40 min drive, mountains (Alpujarra - Sierra Nevada), eco villages, eco projects, activities for children and adults, horse riding, climbing, Granada (40 km), Malaga, flamenco concerts, White Villages of Alpujarra, Lanjaron. Good bus connection to various places.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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






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