Come and help give a hand with our land and project in Orgiva, Spain

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Are you fit, strong and enthusiastic? Do you like the outdoors?

    We need help for one or two weeks from 21 April.

    Also for second half of May.

    We like to think that the people who come to visit us can learn something about off-grid living and organic methods of farming/horticulture in a beautiful, relaxing setting in our little corner of Andalucia.

    Please only apply if you are fully vaccinated against Covid.

    We are a couple we took early retirement from education. Karen has a land-based/environment background Steve was Principal of a Secondary School. We live in a beautiful setting 3km above the town of Orgiva in the Alpujarras. We have just finished building our own house, with pool, and now need help with our 69 organic acres. We enjoy walking, listening to music, reading, watching films and box sets etc etc.

    There are olive, almond, vines and various fruit trees to tend, brush to be cut, land to be cleared, wood to be gathered and sorted, fruit and vegetables to be grown and animals such as chickens, dogs and cats to be cared for. Sometimes we have an orphan lamb or two to be bottle fed. We are almost self-sufficient in vegetables, eggs and meat. There are various projects on the go and things to do around the house. We are completely off-grid but comfortable none-the-less.

    Non-smokers preferred.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    We are Brits living in Spain. We have friends of different nationalities. Depending on when you come you can learn about organic gardening/farming, olives, animal care. There is always some project on the go.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    You need to be fit, strong, willing and reliable. Between May and October, because of the heat we start early and continue in the late afternoon/evening. We can provide hats and strong gloves. You need suitable foot wear.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Fluido

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    There is a self contained unit downstairs. We share breakfast, mid-morning coffee/tea and toast and and main meal at lunchtime with you. You will need to cater for yourself in the evenings. We have good WiFi.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Orgiva is a good sized town with many bars, restaurants and a sports centre. It is 30 minutes from the coast and an hour to Granada. There are regular bus services in either direction. Granada has a train station also. Malaga is the main airport. There is a ski resort in the Sierra Nevada mountains just above Granada. There are many beautiful walks. Our aim is to restore our land to its former glory. If you have a farming or horticultural background we may be of particular interest to you.

  • 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

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    5 hours per day 5 days a week

Son opciones de calificación adicionales para cuando los miembros dejan sus comentarios. Se muestra la calificación media dejada en cada opción.

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Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

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Número de referencia de anfitrión: 543286579326