Come and help us with dry stonewalling and irrigation and set up a ranch and organic farm in Ibiza, Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    We found a ten acre piece of paradise in the centre of ibiza , with 200 year old spring , orange grove , and set up a ranch. Now we need to clear the forest to plant fruit trees which have long been pushed out and update the finca :-(. We are a family of four, Stevie is busy with the horses and land. Construction and land help is mostly needed. Clearing forest, Planting fruit trees, re-establishing irrigation of 200 year old orange orchard. planting fruit, drawing plans and planning and restoring the ancient finca, restoring drystone walls. building hay barns and maintaining the farm. We have One private and clean cosy room all painted white ( it’s ibiza!) and one bell tent with heating / fan and electricity.
    The following attributes are necessary and please don’t apply if unsure .
    It is paradise , but to the right person, not if you are a city dweller that likes to be behind a computer.
    1)Basic spanish ( needed to converse with main worker )
    2) Hard working ( it’s physica outdoorsy work collecting brush to burn , stones to make walls , digging , building etc!!
    3) Can do, hard working attitude ( normally each task is a week long and it means moving to a new task which is always exciting )( workers not shirkers)
    4) Easy going ( it’s ibiza , that’s the way it is )
    5) No moaners please ( it’s paradise , there is nothing to moan about ) or fussyness or high maintenance , or judging.
    6) no heavy drinkers or substances lovers on site
    7) no daytime smokers or heavy smokers ,
    8) a review online and or a Whats ap call before coming
    9) working 5 hours 8-1 per day, extra hours available at 7 euros an hour.

    It is a no frills back to nature place that we call paradise !

    We are truely grateful for the help the Workawayers swap to organise this little corner of paradise! In return we make them feel part of the project and make nice home cooked meal every weekday ! We offer 7 euros an hour if the workawayer wants to earn extra but at our discretion!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    learn dry stonewalling , irrigation, planning of new farm, enjoy clean air , learn English and Spanish , live in incredible nature , add to cv, handle horses and enjoy calming nature they have , Experiance ibiza culture , nature walk , swimming in newly finished pool. New building skills. Get fit ! Earn extra money

  • Help

    Help

    Cutting wood, clearing stones , clearing forest , planting trees, drawing plans , drystone walls , building work, plumbing , electrics, carpentry !
    1) 8-1 pm everyday (5hrs)
    2) no drinkers / smokers / substance lovers
    3) physical work on the farm /house
    4) open minded non judgy
    5) basic Spanish ( enough to converse with Forman essential )
    6) can do , smily , easy going , non fussy attitude
    7) extra paid hours available at 7 euros an hour , max 3 hours a week day at our discretion( if first five hours done well)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Walking distance to best village in Ibiza , santa Gertrudis . Bus or bike to Ibiza town. Very pretty Private Double bedroom or very comfy bell tent, with electricity/heating/fan depending on availability.
    Work is 5 hours , 5 days a week 8-1pm (mornings),( 10/15 min break for elevensies) breakfast continental , lunch bocadillos/eggs , delicious dinner home cooked meal, week days only. Weekends self help of breakfast / bocadillos.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Go to the beach or chill at the farm , or take the weekend to explore formentera / Ibiza, or go clubbing or party , walking, biking , swimming.

  • 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

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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