Help at our beautiful off-grid finca in Arico, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello beautiful people, we offer our beautiful yurt accommodation to kind, serious, working and autonomous volunteers who has construction experience/or couples (one person to do babysitting and household and one person building/renovating/ preparing the yurts). The right candidate(s) will preferably have a car and work from 8:30 to 13.30.
    ###Currently we also look for one person with good Fotography skills for indoor shots of our newly renovated cavehouse###

    I am a yoga teacher and a nature lover. I live with my husband and my three kids (5year old 2year old and 6 month old)l in a big and beautiful off the grid finca in Tenerife 15 minutes away from the ocean (caution: 15 minutes by car- public transport available though a bit chaotic) .We have installed most off-the-grid systems (solar electricity/solar hot water/biogas/drink water filter/solar cooking..)but we are still renovating the place to welcome retreats or simply guests. Also we start designing and setting our permaculture garden. The finca already has a great variety of self-caring fruit trees (lemon, orange, pear, apple, fig, plum,papaya,...) and nut trees. It has one almost ready cavehouse what we are working on now and a lot of pretty caves which are to be renovated into cavehouses for hosting guests (including workawayers). It is located directly close to a national park which makes it a perfect spot to start hiking too and for climbing (three climbing canyons 20 minutes away by car). The view on the ocean and Gran Canaria island is really incredible. Nearby fishervillage is a nice spot for snorkelling, for scuba diving and for surf beginners when the swell is there. Nearby village in the moutain is well known for climbing.


    We live in the main house and there is a yurt located at the best viewpoint to accommodate two guests. There are also two more bigger yurts to accommodate 3 to 4 guests each. Be ware that Tenerife is a big mountain so as soon as you leave its shore, you are quickly on altitude...which means, when the sun is up, it is nice and very warm, and when the sun is down in the winter, it cools down rapidly.

    Cleanliness and upmost care of the environment your host provide you with are key principles for a smooth cohabitation. We also only look for serious applications (this is NO couchsurfing, it is an international platform for travellers willing to work in exchange of a nice accommodation!)

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    You can see how it is possible to set an house off-the-grid and learn by helping in its daily management. According to your tasks you will learn a lot about building or farming techniques. You can enjoy the amazing surroundings after work, have unique stargazing and breathtaking sunrises. You can join my yoga practice (Hatha, yin, vinyasa and fly- which might be however quite irregular with the new baby) and practice 5 languages (French, German, Russian, English, Spanish).

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We are looking for people with anyone of these skills:
    1.babysitting
    2. gardening skills (weeding, tree pruning experience,permaculture knowledge and understanding, or vineyards maintenance) or
    3. building skills (concrete floors or concrete spraying for the cavehouses, electricity or plumbery skills as a plus)
    4. renewable energy
    5.climbing ( we have an amazing spot nearby and would like to learn more)


    The tasks will be given according to the skills you bring with and communicated before your arrival. For example, you might help my husband in getting the caves ready to accommodate, setting the water pipes for the bathroom, extending the electricity cables to reach the cavehouses on the property, put fences around the finca, taking care of the vineyards, managing the compost, babysitting.

    You will work 5 hours a day (from 8.30 to 13.30 and you've got your weekend.free
    . You are responsible for keeping the shared amenities like the hot shower clean after you used it.
    Your yurt is also rent to paying guests. Upmost care is expected and any damage has to be repaired or paid.

  • Langues parlées

    Allemand: Courant
    Anglais: Courant
    Espagnol: Courant
    Français: Courant
    Russe: Courant

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    You will stay in a beautiful lotus belle yurt located at the highest point with a breathtaking coastal view. You get an outdoor gas stove to prepare your meals, your own dry toilet and solar shower (extra hot shower shared).

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    In your time off, you can checkout the outstanding spots of the island (Teide national park, Masca scenic hike, Anaga antique lorbeer forest, natural swimming pools, Punta del Hidalgo nice surf,...), fish, surf, snorkel with turtles in Alcala or Puertito, sail for whales or dolfins in Los Gigantes, go for botanic hikes in the national parks, wind or kitesurf at El Medano,nearby amazing climbing spots...For all this, it is necessary to rent a car.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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