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Located on the Coral Coast of Viti Levu, Fiji we are a local family seeking help to develop a sweet spot surrounded by a permaculture garden with a vision for a food forest. The homestead is large and in need of renovations and upkeep so we would like to have carpenters, plumbers, eco-builders, landscapers, permaculture and restorative agriculture/ organic gardeners, renewable energy and water systems experts, food preservation enthusiasts to co-create together. If you are also an experienced surfer and or physical trainer/teacher is added bonus to share your skills and enjoy fitness with community.
You should enjoy dogs and be willing and happy to get your hands earthed and sweaty.
If you are able, I may ask that you bring something that we have difficulty getting here.. cheese, nuts or organic seeds, tea/coffee. We live in a semi rural space with beautiful beaches and great surf spots- (Hideaway, river mouth & Natadola) sand dunes, local villages, and are 10 mins out of Sigatoka town.
Accommodation and a light breakfast of tea, fruit and cereal/bread in exchange for 4-5 hours work per day. Weekends are off where you go out to sightsee and you take care of all your own meals on these days. Please make time to visit the local market for your supplies for your meals. You have full use of your own kitchen specifically for guests and volunteers. We have a community pot luck dinner on Fridays where you are welcome to share your cooking skills with a contribution dish to share, we do love trying new dishes and sharing ideas on food :)
In your free time, You can beachcomb, swim, surf, kayak, trek, visit our sand dunes national park or pottery villages. We prefer that you go out during your 'off' time especially if here during weekends.. There are lots to see and do!!
Time frame begins at 1 week depending on availability and exchange.
It takes 1.5 hours to get here from the airport and buses are frequent. For Internet access you can purchase a data plan sim from $25-30 FJD with Vodafone at the airport or if you plan a longer stay, I would suggest getting a local sim after you get here as rates are much better.
You must arrive at ours before 6:30 pm and during a week day, we don't normally receive volunteers from Friday -Sunday.
When contacting us, please state what skills/ talents/ sharing you are able to offer for exchange. and we look forward to meeting and welcoming you.
Please familiarize yourself with current covid related Fiji immigration requirements on visiting Fiji being aware that they often change. Vinaka!
Aide avec des éco-projets
Bricolage et projets de construction
Aide dans une ferme
Cuisine/repas pour la famille
Aide à la maison
Aide informatique / avec Internet
We live in a semi rural area, grow and prepares local foods, we live within a marine sanctuary and have great surf spots close by; Hideaway & Sigatoka River-mouth are just minutes away and Natadola from 10 - 30 min drive.
We are looking for builders, carpenters. plumbers, 'eco building' skills is a plus! as well as general handy persons in electrical and plumbing. Also artists, landscape and gardening- particularly in permaculture/ biodynamics and eco projects. Cooking skills to share is also a plus. Artistic skills,
Experience with food preservation techniques, renewable energy & water systems, soli care/health.
You will have your own bedroom with private bathroom facilities a yoga/ chill out deck and a shared kitchen.
In your free time, You can beach comb, swim, surf, kayak, trek, visit our sand dune national park or pottery villages. We have some great surf breaks close by that we often visit and you are welcome to join in.
We have a pristine bay 10 min walk away. We prefer that you go out during your 'off' time, and are flexible should you wish to work a full day and take the next full day off. Local buses and passenger vans are fairly frequent and cost a a couple of Fiji dollars to and from town.
Accès Internet limité
Nous avons des animaux
Nous sommes fumeurs
We have working space in the dining area as well as outdoor seating and decent internet speed.
4-5 hours a day, 5 days
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