Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in British Columbia, Canada

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  • Country: Canada
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HI WORKAWAYERS, Starting May 2019 we are looking for help on our 35 acre forested property. Jobs may include cutting firewood, thinning the forest, cleaning, gardening, painting, building and general maintenance. We are a family of 3 living in ......

  • Country: Canada
  • Host offers payment
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We have two small businesses on our acreage outside of Victoria BC. We have a garden nursery on the property and also a vacation rental. We are just a short walk from a great little swimming lake and the property borders The Great Trail. The ......

  • Country: Canada
I am interested in creating a community feeling in my home where i rent rooms to 4 others. We have potlucks and play music sometimes and get out on hikes or skiing together. I facilitate communication classes and therapy sessions and am involved ......

  • Country: Canada
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Experience working/exploring in the Great Bear rain forest of British Columbia, Canada. Our marina is located in one of the most stunning bays on the West Coast of B.C. We are a couple in their 50's and 60's who have lived off the grid for 30 years. ......

  • Country: Canada
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UPDATE: WE WOULD LOVE HELP FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER Greetings from the west coast of Canada! We are a family of three living on beautiful Bowen Island in British Columbia, very close to Vancouver (20 minute ferry trip to Horseshoe Bay ......

  • Country: Canada
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We are a family of 4 and we have a 10 year old chocolate Labrador retriever. We have 2 daughters in their late twenties. We will host 2 workaways at a time. My husband and I are in our late 50's and love nature.

  • Country: Canada
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We have a small guest ranch in the Robson Valley. We have 4 guest cabins, a small store and coffee shop, outdoor arena, roundpen and many horse pens with shelters. We have a total of 33 horses at the moment, a fun collection of horses, everything ......

  • Country: Canada
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We are a small family living on a beautiful, organic farm in Little Fort, BC, close to famous Wells Grey Park with plenty of outdoor activities within minutes away. We seem to have continuing growing family of animals horses, cats, dogs, and a great ......

  • Country: Canada
I was a pastor in a church who decided to follow a passion to develop a mountain prayer retreat as a place for pastors to get away for spiritual renewal. During the last 22 years my family and I have been working at this with enthusiasm and other ......

  • Country: Canada
We are a family (dad, mom and 3 teenagers, 19,18 and 16, the teenager are now mostly in and out) living in the remote village of Anahim Lake in the beautiful West Chilcotin. We’re on 80 acres right “downtown” Anahim Lake and have a host of animals. ......

  • Country: Canada
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We are new owners of a ORGANIC ORCHARD and WINERY!! Located on the banks of the beautiful Similkameen River. This is the PLACE TO BE. Swimming, fishing, hiking, basketball, gold panning and boating. Float down the river or enjoy hiking the area. We ......

  • Country: Canada
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  • Host offers payment
We are a young Family with 3 little boys and busy with life. We would love to share our life with others and have fun going on adventures. Our home is a 5 bedroom home and you would have your own room with private bathroom. We live in the heart of ......

  • Country: Canada
  • Host offers payment
This quaint guest house is within 10 minutes' drive of downtown Vancouver. Each nonsmoking guest room offers free WiFi and a telephone. All rooms feature a private bathroom, mini-fridge and TV. Guests have access to a shared kitchen and living room ......

  • Country: Canada
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We are a family living on a 3 acre homestead farm in the Slocan Valley in south eastern British Columbia. We grow most of our own fruits and vegetables in our garden and we also have hens for eggs. There are a cat and a dog that live here too.

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I moved to the Slocan Valley in 2016. It has been all the peace and quiet and opportunity to provide my own food that I imagined. There's always projects and problem solving and it feels good to be doing it myself and with the help of neighbours. ......

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Qualicum Beach We ask you commit to one month full on of three times each week volunteer for us. The rest of the time is yours while living with us full time. *️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️ Year long work-stay is an option with ......

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We happily find ourselves on a beautiful remote island off of the coast of British Columbia, Canada where we are entirely off the grid and reached only by boat or floatplane. Here we are stumbling, bumbling, and laughing our way hopefully towards a ......

  • Country: Canada
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I am72 I was born in England, have lived in the Canadian wilderness for 40 years. I have built cabins alone. I am also an artist and a writer, and have had many books about my wilderness life published. I have hosted many volunteers over the years.

  • Country: Canada
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We are a 3rd generation family owned/operated cattle ranch located in the West Chilcotin of BC, surrounded by beautiful mountains and wildlife. There are many outdoor activities in the area to experience such as hiking, biking and swimming. We run ......


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