Usually responds within 1 day
Suitable for solo visitor only (1 person).
Lots to do on our rural, small acreage, on mid-Vancouver Island. Our summer 'to do' list includes: outdoor house maintenance, painting, small construction/carpentry projects, landscaping, as well as regular household and garden tasks. We have 2 cats that rule the roost, and a black lab.
Host is >60 woman. At this time it is most suitable for female visitors.
Absolutely no smoking on the property!
Folks may not get a response if applying for periods not listed as open, if you are not solo, or if you are traveling with pets.
Types of help and learning opportunitiesLanguage practiceGardeningDIY and building projectsFarmstay helpCreating/ Cooking family mealsHelp around the houseGeneral Maintenance
UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
Host has a diverse background of overseas work and travels.
Self built home approx 35 yrs ago.... There are always carpentry/reno projects on the go.
The Comox Valley has much to offer. The Valley includes the towns of Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland, and the rural areas of Fanny Bay, Union Bay, Royston, Merville and Black Creek. We are close to Mount Washington for skiing or hiking. We live down the rd from a beautiful beach, and a multitude of forest trails. We have a fabulous year round Farmers Market and a multitude of music and arts festivals.
Depends on the volunteer and how physical they want to be, inc:
- organic vegetable and flower gardening
- general household chores
- opportunity for cooking
Private bedroom with double bed.
Share of big, post and beam, self built house.
Use of pool.
Property is rural. Best for folks with own vehicle otherwise pick up in Courtenay, or on the bus route on the Island Hwy.
What else ...
We are 10-15 minutes drive North of Courtenay.
It is 3k from the nearest bus stop.
Beautiful beach close to home as well as many hiking/biking/horse trails.
A little more information
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Space for parking camper vans
Possibly. Talk to me about it...
How many Workawayers can stay?
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
Welcome to The Island Adeline. I hope that you continue to find your place here.