Se necesita voluntarios en una reserva natural al norte de Okanagan.




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 Estancia mínima:  Al menos 2 semanas

  • Descripción


    Are you looking for an authentic Canadian Experience?

    Have you been looking for a place that has log cabins, towering mountains, fresh streams and clear lakes?

    Are you sick of staying with hosts that have lousy accommodation and nothing interesting to do on your time off?

    Do you want a chance to do REAL Canadian activities like canoeing, catching fish, swinging an axe and climbing mountains?

    Then come stay with us!

    This is the secret place where CANADIANS come to experience Canada, so you know that it won't get any better than this.

    We are a holiday resort in the North Okanagan area of B.C. Canada, bordering Echo Lake Provincial Park. This area has many lakes, hiking trails and is the perfect area for the outdoorsy type.
    Our small resort is family oriented with just 7 cabins situated around a private natural lake. We like to have weekly fireside cookouts with our guests in the summer months and will sometimes also take them on river floating trips.
    The Okanagan region of BC is where Canadians come to vacation because of it's amazing weather. Canoeing, Kayaking, Hiking, Swimming, and Fishing are all popular sports here in our area.

    We, Kim and Harald, have been the the owners/operators of our Nature Resort for the past 23 years. Harald is of German heritage, grew up in Africa, but immigrated to Canada 37 years ago. Kim is originally from Oregon, USA, but has lived in Canada for the past 32 years and helps many of the exchange workers with improving their English.

  • Tipo de ayuda

    Tipo de ayuda

    Mantenimiento / bricolage
    Cocinar / compras
    Ayuda en casa
    Ayuda informática / Internet

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    This exchange is like anything in life, the more you put into it the more you'll get out of it. We don't make guarantees about what you'll learn but it's pretty normal that our helpers learn the following skills if they stay with us for a month or more:
    How to clean the hell out of a cabin (haha, it's part of life out here)
    How to drive stick shift
    How to use an axe
    How to get firewood out of the forest
    How to solo paddle a canoe
    How to build things out of wood
    How to use hand tools
    How to fish
    How to use a chainsaw
    How to use a gun
    How to garden
    How to pick a bijillion berries
    How to not get eaten by a bear

  • Ayuda


    Spring, Summer & Fall 2019.. Closed for season after Oct. 12, 2020

    In summer, most helpers will help with cabin cleaning, cleaning and maintenance of resort area and trails, gardening and/or landscaping, and general maintenance. We do not need help with childcare or office work. We prefer helpers wanting to stay at least 2 weeks in the Spring/Fall and 1 to 2 months in July and August (2 months is better). Also prefer girls or a couple in July and August who will share their accommodation. Other months it does not matter as much. During their time off, our helpers are able to use the canoes or kayaks, swim in the lake (which is usually a daily ritual here in the summer months), go for hikes, use the bikes and can often get rides into town. We often take our helpers with us to the larger cities on shopping days.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Idiomas hablados

    English, German, Afrikaans,

  • Alojamiento


    In the summer months, helpers stay in a sleeping loft suite (new in 2018) . This loft has 2 single beds, a small kitchenette and a living room area with TV and video player (we have lots of movie DVDs) We usually have no more than 2 - 4 helpers in the Spring and 2 - 3 helpers in July and August. Helpers who stay in the loft have use of a cabin which includes a private bathroom with shower, resort laundry facilities, and a small kitchenette. To view our resort and accommodations, please ask us for further information.

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    -We are sorry, but we cannot accommodate special dietary needs (vegans and vegetarians), unless it is just an allergy.
    -We prefer non smokers. Smoking is not allowed in any of the buildings.
    -We are 20 minutes to the nearest town by car. Workers can get a ride into Lumby, Vernon or Kelowna when we go and they have a day off. We have high speed satellite internet at the resort but do not have cell phone service.

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  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 141242323757