Looking for someone to help me finish my home and outdoor projects near Nelson, BC Canada



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    I am looking for help on my 35 acre forested property. Preferably someone that would like to stay for a longer period of time. Not afraid to roll up his or her sleeves. Being able to work together but also independently. Right now I am finishing and preparing my place to rent out as a bnb and doing maintainance on my house and forest.
    Also just starting to convert a 72 passenger bus into a motorhome / guest unit.
    Jobs may include cutting firewood, thinning the forest, cooking, cleaning, gardening, painting, building and general maintenance. I live in beautiful Procter, BC located 35 kilometers from Nelson, BC surrounded by mountains with a view of Kootenay lake. I like the outdoors, camping and campfires and relaxing on my patio enjoying the view. I go to Nelson about once a week and can give workawayers a ride and there is a bus to Nelson a few times a day leaving from the ferry 8 km away.
    There is lots to see and do while you are not working like hiking, canoeing, swimming and relaxing on one of our beautiful beaches, hot springs and much more.
    Work hours are relatively flexible and I expect around 5 hours for 5 days a week. If you are alone and would like some company to explore the area I would be happy to join you if time permits.
    I feel that workaway should be a nice balance of work and holiday where both parties are happy.
    Send me a message if you are interested or would like some more info.
    PS: sorry for not or replying late over the last little while. I have not been in great shape and also had troubles logging in 😳
    Happy workawaying 😃👍


  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Originally from The Netherlands, I have travelled to many countries and I am interested in hosting people with whom I can exchange stories and experiences. I will do my best to make your stay as enjoyable as I can and show you some highlights of the area.

  • Help


    Jobs include gardening, building, painting, cleaning, thinning our forest, cutting firewood and general maintenance

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    Queen size bed in a private room.
    Shared bathroom, kitchen, laundry and living space.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are lots of fun things to do and see in the area like hotsprings, swimming in kootenay lake, hiking, biking, local markets, and visits to surrounding towns like Nelson and Kaslo.
    Take a free ferry ride across kootenay lake and hike some beautiful trails.
    There is public transportation to Nelson and I also regularly drive to the city of Nelson if you would like to go into town.
    I would like to have workawayers for at least a week and longer if I have space and if we both like the way things are going.

  • 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

    Yes but my internet is not the best.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    There are many spots on the property where you could setup camp.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Let me know what you have and I will let you know.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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