We need carpenter to finish a cordwood sauna, build a treehouse and some communal building like showers and compost toilets, finish two half ready yurt in Balaton



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    I live with my family in a small village near lake Balaton.(14km) We have two smart boys. (5 and 2 years old) We are part of a community which started to build an ecovillage in this beautiful place. We have 3 small bio garden, and one bigger for the community. I work as a juggler, and have a little workshop to make fire juggling tools for professional performers. My wife has a felt workshop and do many different handcraft. She grows herbs and do natural medicine.

    In our land we have some goats and sheep, we make goat cheese every summer.
    In this year we start to build a cordwood sauna in our forest, and want to continue with same more natural tiny house.
    We live 4 years in a yurt with our family. Since we move in a house the yurt became free and became a guest house and the place for the volunteer workers.
    In our little village there are some stable where is possibility of horse riding. There is a small airport nearby where you can skydive. Lake Balaton is very close, you can go to chill down after the work.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • 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

    juggling, eco-building, partner-acrobatics, ropewalking, stiltwalking, naturopath, handcraft, bio gardening, growing fruit tree, animal keeping, cheese making, fire eating, fire prop making

  • Help


    You can help us in our daily tasks. gardening, woodwork, building, agricultural work, animal keeping, playing with the kids, work in the fire prop manufacture

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Yurt with a skylight - well isolated home yurt, with oven inside. It gets hot at the daytime in the summer.
    We have one warm lunch together, in noon time - nice vegetarian food.
    For breakfast and dinner we bake wholegrain bread, and is self service from the fridge what i fill up every week. You can pick fresh bio seasonal vegetables and friuts in our garden.
    The weekend are more busy with the ecovillage team work, we have big lunch together and sometime campfire.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Lake Balaton is very close. There are huge forests around the village and an ancient earth stronghold in the deep forest. There is a legendary cave of the rouges in the forest. There is a possibility of horse riding.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    We accept 5-6 hours a day

Host ref number: 786595989561