Come volunteer on a six acre farm an hour and a half from Vancouver in the mountains in Fraser Valley!

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Canada

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    22/05/2021

 
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  • Description

    Description

    I live on six acres on the mighty Fraser River approximately an hour and a half east of Vancouver, B.C. I am surrounded by beautiful mountains in a valley that lends itself to hiking, camping and a wonderful laid back life. I run a small dog and cat boarding kennel which services clients from all over B.C. and Alberta. My furry family is two large lab/hounds, shitzu/Sheltie and Monkey my cat. I have two horses, laying hens and usually have a couple pigs, calves. In the fall I do a couple hundred broiler chickens (eating chickens). I try to live as organically as I can but my workload is heavy so cheat all the time. I have a small cabin on property that is great for a couple. Would love to have someone that likes to cook, loves animals (as I do dog rescue also), and loves to be outside. My home is your home while you are here.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    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
  • Help

    Help

    Mowing, feeding animals, cooking, playing with kennel dogs(have an off leash park on property for kennel dogs), some minor repairs(fencing, chopping wood, cleaning barn) and having fun.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Small cabin with small fridge, microwave, queen bed and comfy couch. Washroom in house only 50 ft away. Main meals in house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Beautiful hiking, whitewater rafting, canoeing and beautiful recreation centre for a small town. Small town atmosphere.

  • 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

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




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