Help around the house, garden and with our horses in the centre of Ibizia, Spain

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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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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 , woodlands and set up a ranch .
    We need help to tidy the forest to plant fruit trees , tend vegetable garden , irrigate, repair dry stone walls , update the finca and outbuildings . Train young horses , and feed and take care of the twenty or so horses.
    We are a family of three and have a farm, and manager , Christian whom is our right hand man and manager .
    We are looking for particular skilled help , carpenters , gardeners , experienced grooms/riders ,cook, construction experts , architects ,
    We have One private and clean cosy room all painted white ( it’s ibiza!), Two insulated cabins , and one Large luxury canvas bell tent , all with heating / fan and electricity, plus eco loo.
    This place suits a country loving person , not a city dwellers. You wake up everyday with the birds and crickets and horses sighing.
    It is a place we call paradise , but it is a nature lovers paradise .
    The following attributes are necessary , and will make the stay enjoyable if they apply to you , so please don’t apply if unsure .
    1)Basic spanish ( needed to converse with main worker )
    2) love Physical outdoors work collecting brush to burn , stones to make walls , digging , building, Working with teenagers, carpentry etc
    3) Can do, hard working attitude ( normally each task is a week or two long and it means moving to a new task which is always exciting )( workers not shirkers)
    4) Easy going , humble , nature lovers, it’s ibiza , that’s the way it is
    5) No moaners , fussyness , Judgy or high maintenance please
    6) no heavy drinkers or substances lovers or using on site.
    7) no daytime smokers or heavy smokers ,
    8) a review online preferable and or a Whats ap call before coming
    9) working 5 hours 8-1 per day, extra hours available at 7 euros an hour.
    10) animal lovers
    11) respectful of my home and Rudy as we share my kitchen and living spaces
    It is a no frills back to nature place that we call paradise and home !

    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 family 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!

    Please don’t apply if allergic to animals !!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    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

    , clearing forest, drawing plans , drystone walls , building work, plumbing , electrics, carpentry ! Cooking , horse training ,
    1) 8-1 pm everyday (5hrs)
    2) no drinkers / daytime smokers / substance lovers
    3) physical work on the farm /house
    4) open minded, humble , can do , positive non judgy attitude
    5) basic Spanish ( enough to converse with Forman essential )
    6) extra paid hours available at 7 euros an hour , max 3 hours day at our discretion

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

    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

    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., relaxing , meditating , exercise , yoga .meditate, hike. Find yourself.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have fast wifi

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Yes

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Small dogs Whom don’t chase chickens welcome

  • 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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