We are a vegetarian couple who practise a healthy lifestyle and enjoy friends and family . Our home has a private beach on the Slocan river and is near Nelson British Columbia. Workaway guests would have a private space on the first floor that has an outside entrance, private bath, kitchen and bedroom. Local towns are minutes away and easily accessible by bus or vehicle. We are part of a peace loving community and enjoy visiting and traveling to all parts of the world and learning about different cultures. We are in need of help to keep our place enjoyable with organic garden, wood preperation and flower beds.
At this time we are looking for someone who can also do some keyboarding for an hour or two a day, (amongst other activities) typing my grandfather's book into the computer in English. It has been published in Russian, and there is a draft in English.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Guests can learn the Russian and English language, Experience living in a pacifist Doukhobor Community with a large extended family and friends. Experience cooking and enjoying Doukhobor vegetarian meals and culture. You can experience the West Kootenay life style which includes hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking. We are willing to share some of our recreational equipment with our guests.
Basic help in garden and home. Weeding/ Mowing/ harvesting/ House sitting/ light maintennance as needed on a small family acreage . Keyboarding a typewritten manuscript into the computer.
We have a large home with a fully furnished private space. Private bath, bedroom and kitchen on the first floor and shared kitchen upstairs.
Nelson is a vibrant, artistic destination on Kootenay Lake. Castlegar and Trail are nearby cities that are on the Columbia River and accessable by local bus service. Rossland is a mountain biking mecca. We travel these areas quite often. There is opportunity for canoeing, kayaking, biking, hiking.
We are a quiet, nonsmoking couple, not partaking in any drugs and we expect our visitors to do the same at our home. We have had other travelers staying here and have had very pleasant experiences. We are interested in learning about their home country.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week