Looking for experienced volunteers to help with our natural building project in the Netherlands

  • Países Baixos
  • Favorito 154 vezes
  • Última atividade: 22/10/2020



 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 1 semana



  • Descrição



    Important: This season we are only looking for handy volunteers with some building/carpentry experience! We are looking for people who don't mind to work hard and are interested in joining a unique circular building project.

    We are a community in the north/east part of the Netherlands. It has been founded almost 50 years ago, and used to be one of the main hippie communities in the Netherlands!
    Although life here is quite different from how it was 50 years ago, we still have many ideals and dreams in common, such as working towards self-sufficient and off the grid living, growing our own organic vegetables and fruits, and communicating with each other in an open and nonviolent way.

    We are a group of 10 grown ups and 7 children. We all have our own house-hold and share meals once in a while (not on specific dates, just when we feel like :)

    The community has sweatlodge area, a tipi, a big garden, a group-space, a meditation/yoga space, a small mushroom farm (we grow musrooms on coffee-left overs!) a small silence area with cosy caravan and a (wood fired) bakery.

    Especially people with building skills, 2 right hands :) and permaculture/organic garden experience are very welcome!

    On days that we don't eat all together, we ask wwoofers to cook their own food. Soon we will build an outdoor kitchen suitable for volunteers. We cook vegetarian meals and ask our guests to do the same.

    In free time you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings, we live right next to a big natural area with forest, heather and small lakes. You can take a bike and visit the small towns or walk to the “hunebedden” one of the oldest remains of human kind.

    Please send us an email if you are interested in joining!
    Also if you have any questions, please ask!

    We are looking forward to hear from you and share work, meals, campfires, songs, stories.... Welcome!

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    There will be helpers from all over the world, and we live in a nice area of the Netherlands with beautiful sights nearby. You can learn especially about natural building, but also about mushroomgrowing, breadbaking, organic gardening.
    We will also provide yummie local organic food!

  • Ajuda


    This season we will focus mainly on the building of our new house. In june we are working on the foundation (not much experience needed, but it will be quite tough work!) In july its time for the wood frame. In this month we especially invite helpers with experience in building/carpentry. In august&september we will be building the walls, working with the straw and clay. And in oktober&november we'll finish of the walls, plastering and couvering the outside with wooden planks.
    You are mostly welcome in our team! There will be around 10 volunteers ongoing, from all over the world. We are quite sure it will become an amazing experience.
    Please consider if the tasks each month, as described above, is suitable for you.
    The accommodation will be in caravans and our groupbuilding.
    We will provide organic food, bongfires, warm showers and nice working vibes.
    See you soon!

  • Idiomas

    Alemão: Fluente
    Inglês: Fluente
    Holandês: Fluente

  • Acomodação


    a nice groupbuilding and several caravans

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    To get here, take a train to Steenwijk, from there we can pick you up!

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  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Mais de 2

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    Horas previstas

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 536515576175

Comentário (3)


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