Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in North America

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Help us build chicken tractors with bamboo in Veracruz, Mexico :)
  • Country: Mexico
  • Feedback: 2
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Hey everyone :) We are a small farm, known locally as Parque Agrotur. You can be really helpfull in here and also share some good moments. At the greenhouse we have 10 bamboo species, 8 palm threes species and some other plants. At the farm we ......

We need your help in the forest. Eastern Washington, USA
  • Country: United States
  • Feedback: 15
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Country Living - We live in a log home on 10 acres in a forest setting. Winter is here. We'd like some help with this beautiful forest retreat. We have lawn care on hold but we can use some general help with a variety of home owner tasks like house ......

Chilled and cosy hostel in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Country: Mexico
  • Feedback: 22
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We are a chill, quiet and best located hostel in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, just half block from beach. Travelers from all over the world stay with us from few nights to many weeks, we offer beds in shared dorms. We are located in the core of the ......

Help us to build a bio dynamic garden & farm with sharing center in the Cascade Mountains, BC, Canada
  • Country: Canada
  • Feedback: 43
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We are interested in hosting people from around the world to share ideas and work collectively towards a resilient approach for our planet. Our family is building gardens & farm with a sharing center in the Cascade Mountains of British Columbia. We ......

Experience happy livestock and a family atmosphere on an organic farm near Ottawa, Canada.
  • Country: Canada
  • Feedback: 6
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If you love animals send us your application. We are an organic farm that raises grass-fed beef, lamb and goat. Our animals have lots of freedom and roam the land. Our property lies within 150 acres of grassy paddocks and bush, populated by over ......

Help with improvements on a small homestead in the Hudson Valley/90 miles from NYC, USA
  • Country: United States
  • Feedback: 4
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HOSTING APRIL 2020 THROUGH OCTOBER 2020 I am a busy, sociable, creative, optimistic mature female, continuing work on a small homestead with a variety of ongoing seasonal projects. This year some attention will be given to planting a small garden ......

Make an amazing impact teaching languages in the community of Actopan, Mexico
  • Country: Mexico
  • Feedback: 3
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We are a family of four members. We live in Actopan, Hidalgo, which is a beautiful town, small, calm and yet vibrant, full of vitality and a plurality of traditions.. We participate in a project, in which the main purpose is teaching people ......

Conscious Community & Organic Microgreen Farm near Nelson, BC, Canada
  • Country: Canada
  • Feedback: 26
Updated  Last minute
*UPDATE FEB 14, 2020: Even though we are on the last minute list, we are looking for volunteers to begin late in the third week or in the last week of February. We also have internship positions available - please contact us for details. * We are a ......

Volunteer at a farm, garden, horses in Valle De Bravo, Mexico
  • Country: Mexico
  • Feedback: 41
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We are a family of 5. We are always working in all our different projects. Its nice to live on the farm. If you play some instrument or do a show it can be amazing . The eco-hotel that is in the farm is starting. In the farm we have horses, rabbits, ......

Come and play with the plants in our small market garden Near Nelson B.C., Canada
  • Country: Canada
  • Feedback: 25
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Welcome! Come and learn how to play with the plants. We are looking for apprentice/ helpers from March 15 /April 1st and on wards until the end of October & possibly a short way into November (weather dependent). We prefer Helpers who can stay for ......

Help me learn Spanish or teach me to play piano If it's possible , in Gatineau, Canada
  • Country: Canada
Updated  Last minute
My name is Michel I am a French history teacher. I take a sabbatical year. I am 50 years old. I would like to host at home a volunteer person who could give me Spanish lessons, or someone you could teach me to play piano (If it's possible) I have a ......

Help at our new hostel in Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Country: Mexico
  • Feedback: 19
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We are a new hostel with an original and functional design to guarantee the greatest comfort in each of our modern environmentally friendly facilities. We are a team of young, motivated travelers who are working on the development and improvement of ......

Cultural exchange and help with pets in our family home on a lake in Alaska, United States
  • Country: United States
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We live in a house on a lake in a small community called Nikiski. It is on the Kenai peninsula in Alaska. We have four horses, and I like to be out with the animals and enjoy our property. I like to go riding. It’s nice to have somebody to help with ......

We have fun, while we get things done! In British Columbia, Canada
  • Country: Canada
  • Feedback: 1
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It is time for me to downsize, I have some physical challenges so I would welcome strong, organized, cheerful helpers who love music, hiking, healthy living and cultural exchange. Help with building, landscaping, gardening, vehicle detailing, ......

Come try your thing with us on our far-from-the-city Foodie adventure; Quesnel, British Columbia
  • Country: Canada
  • Feedback: 24
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Nearly everything we do is in support of one thrill: adventures in food. But rural living remote from a significant city means that there are endless other things to be tasked as well: construction, gardening, maintenance of many sorts, enhancing ......

Outdoor family looking for help shepherding 4 active kids in the forests, lakes and mountains of beautiful British Columbia, Canada
  • Country: Canada
  • Feedback: 19
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We are an active family with four young kids ages 9, 7, 5 and 2, living in Chilliwack BC, in the beautiful Fraser Valley, one hour drive from Vancouver. We like to be outside skiing, hiking, kayaking, going for walks by the river, mountain biking or ......

Help at a Buddhist retreat centre and registered charity, near Williams, Arizona, USA
  • Country: United States
  • Feedback: 22
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We are an international retreat center dedicated to helping people develop a peaceful mind and a good heart, and therefore to create peace in the world. SHORT TERM 1-2 week Working Volunteer Opportunities: No formal experience is necessary, but ......

Join our family and enjoy horse riding in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Country: United States
  • Feedback: 42
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Myself (Eric) and my partner Joane have been involved with horses all our life. We love doing things outside such as hiking, rock climbing, scuba diving, etc. We travel frequently to explore new destinations even if it is just down the road. If you ......

Help out with building projects and around our farm with the goal of becoming close to self sufficient in Williams Lake, BC, Canada
  • Country: Canada
  • Feedback: 8
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Our farm is about 75 km North East of Williams Lake (we pick up helpers at the bus station in Williams Lake). The property is currently being developed with the long term goal of becoming close to self sufficient within the valley, and we also would ......

The world comes together at our self-sufficient homestead in the Carolina Low-country USA
  • Country: United States
  • Feedback: 60
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Located somewhere between not too far away and far enough away to just slow down and savor life. Our family has been in the Carolina low-country since the 1670s, and here on this property since 1827. The farm and family have seen many changes ......