Volunteer in a French Catalonian farm house in South of France

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France

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    19.01.2020

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  • Description

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    Hi we are Robert and Carolynn who run a painting school and gite in the South of France at our renovated Catalan farmhouse. We moved to France in 2002 and like to share our love of all things French with our guests. This is a very peaceful location and we are surrounded by mountains and fruit orchards. We are just 30 minutes from the mediterranean sea.
    There is excellent walking country and five small villages nearby to investigate. Vinca, just 20 minutes walk has bars and shops and weekly markets. Also a bus and train service up and down the valley.

    We have a bed and breakfast and gite on site and need help to get this ready for the new season. We are continually upgrading the houses and need help with painting and decorating, cleaning and gardening.

    We have two dogs, Mateo and Molly. Also three cats, two who we rescued from being drowned. The animals come for walking around the fields every day with us.

    We have internet wifi access available for our helpers and if interested you could join a painting class here or yoga class that is run nearby.

    Time permitting we like to show our helpers something of the area. There are also trains and buses available for them to go off and explore on their own.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Préparer les repas / cuisiner pour la famille
    Entretien général
    Aider à la maison
    S’occuper des animaux

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    We can show our travellers a new area. Even though we are an English household Robert is willing to spend time helping people learn some French or improve their language skills. Carolynn likes to share her love of cooking and painting and drawing with our helpers.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We require help to get our property ready for the guests at the beginning of the season and closing down at the end. We are continually upgrading the houses and need help with painting and decorating, cleaning and gardening.

  • Langues parlées

    English: Courant
    French: Courant

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Accommodation for helpers is in the house with us or if preferred in the gite adjoining (depending on availability).

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Deux

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    25 hours per week









N° de référence hôte : 7352462984d3