Ayuda en un retiro rural en Viseu, en el centro de Portugal

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    We are looking for a couple to come stay longer-term, over the winter months, to help with building work, farming and animal care.

    The ideal couple will be open-minded, easy going and interested to learn about off-grid and remote living and have their own transport.

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    A rural creative space in the green heart of northern Portugal - connected to the old world and distant from the rush of modern life.

    We are usually doing creative jobs in the old stone houses, gardens, kitchens and gardening and renovation on the farm land.

    Opportunity for volunteers to see and learn from working examples of off-grid energy systems ( both solar and micro-hydro electricity ), grey water systems, compost toilets, small-scale agriculture and also online remote working.

    There is a large yoga space + co-working space and dip pool which volunteers are always welcome to use.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Trabajo de caridad
    Proyectos artísticos
    Práctica de idiomas
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Enseñanza
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Portuguese language skills, traditional crafts, off-grid and remote working - to name but a few :)

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    Daily tasks are gardening, cooking, maintenance of the land and buildings and creative jobs all around :)

    We offer simple local, seasonal, vegetarian food - lunch and dinner is prepared and eaten together.

    If volunteers have specific food requirements, we ask that these are discussed and agreed upon before visiting - thanks!

    Requests for long-term placements, please get in contact to discuss.

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    The short history...

    In October 2018 a large area of Central Portugal was burnt in a large wild fire - including the area around this farm, and the land itself. Over the last years, we have worked to restore and reforest this land and to clear and prepare many areas surrounding it with some great success, but other parts around the farm remain to be cleared still.

    This is the modern reality of Portugal and many other parts of the world, as the planet adjusts to human domination and changes to the climate.

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    A longer history...

    Based in a remote and peaceful old farm, located in the Serra do Caramulo mountain range - 50km from the Atlantic coast.

    The farm is totally off-grid, energy is provided by solar and micro-hydro generation ( from a small stream that borders the land ), we are gradually working towards being more self-sustainable and producing more of our food and others resources as locally as possible.

    All volunteers have the opportunity to learn a few things about off-grid living, sustainability, traditional farming and land management or helping with locally sourced building materials, such as stone or wood.

    The land is open and spacious, with areas given over to living, farming, grazing, herbs, flowers and woodland - the valley below gives open views to the peaks of Portugal's highest mountains - The Serra da Estrela.

    Spring is an amazing display of colour and life - starting with the mimosas in February all the way into summer - flowers, birds and life in general celebrate the return of the heat from the suns rays.

    The aim is always to create durable, attractive, useful additions to this amazing space - built were possible with local and natural materials - simply moving them from other locations on the land to use.

    The neighbours are frequent visitors, bringing on their goats to graze - they are always on hand to offer advice and to place objects or concepts into context - they are connected to this land in a deep, yet simple way - they embody all that is good and positive about Portugal.

    The area has very few foreigners, and the locals generally only speak Portuguese - lack of language skills in no ways blocks communication - but a basic spoken level can be of help in certain situations.

    Portugal is a safe, tolerant, relaxed and naturally beautiful land.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Fluido
    Polaco: Fluido
    Portugués: Fluido

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    Este anfitrión ha indicado que está interesado en compartir su idioma o aprender otro.
    Ponte en contacto con él para obtener más información.

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    Bed in 6 bed dorm - clean and comfortable.
    Small studio with double bed, sink and wood burning fire.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Please note:

    We would ask that all volunteers have their own travel or health insurance cover - we, of course take great care to avoid any dangers and aim to provide a safe and healthy environment - but we do not have or offer insurance to the volunteers that come.

    ~~~ Due to fire risk we do not allow any form of open fire or smoking anywhere on the farm ~~~

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    We have a co-working space and slow, but steady wifi

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Steep dirt road down, but passable by all but the largest of vehicles.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    We have chickens, sheep, a cat and a large dog, so while we might accept others, this would need to be very clearly agreed in advance.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

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    Horas esperadas

    4 hours / day - 5 days a week.







































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