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Enjoy nature and get involved in outdoor tasks with our family (adults+teenagers) in Rimouski, Quebec, Canada

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  • Última atividade: 20 fev. 2024

Disponibilidade

  2024 

 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 1 semana

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Detalhes

  • Descrição

    Descrição

    As long time travellers we believe traveling is not about the places you visit but about the people you meet along the way!

    You like to work outside? You are attracted to Québec East part because of its parks and wilderness? Great! For summer 2024 we are looking for help in May, June, August and September. We need help with our outdoor projects.

    On other months we sometimes host a workayer in our house but for cultural exchange and short period (1 week)

    We are a busy (sometimes noisy/chaotic) and funny french canadian family with too much projects.Our tribe (3 boys and two parents):

    -Manu: 16 years old (love to jump in ski and mountain biking).
    -Éloi: 14 years old (love taking photos, building crazy things and obsess with fishing)
    -Théo: 12 years old (love drawing, nature, building small wood structure and making drama)
    -Stéphanie: 44 years old, teaching at university, love to travel, mountain hike, mushroom picking, upcycling things, building trails
    -Charles: electric engineer, own a oceonagraphic company, like to bbq, hunt, and hike.
    We all speak french (native) and english, except for Théo who speaks french and a bit of english. If you don't speak french it's not a problem.... lucky you, you won't understand kids fighting (they do a lot!).

    During summer june and july boys don't have school it's a challenge to keep them away from gaming, computer and cell phone...So we expect the workawayer to be good examples in that matter.

    We live two "parallels" lives:

    -Weekdays are in the village of Bic, Rimouski (we live 4 km away from the village) in a big modern house, the house has a lot of space and cooking equipments with good wifi
    -Weekend days we go at our land (huge and with spectacular view), at our off grid cabin. There we build lots of things: trails, road etc...) it's remote and very special

    We are an open minded couple that likes to work, meet people and of course eat good food along with a glass of wine:) Both of us travelled a lot and we believe that we all can always learn from each other. We take that good people always find a way to meet as an universal rule:)

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Jardinagem
    Construção/faça você mesmo
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Manutenção geral
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    We can introduce you to our culture and land, specially east of Québec it's fantastic lakes, rivers and small hills. You will have a lot of opportunities to enjoy life in nature..as I already mentioned am 100% sure we can learn from each other and share opinions and views on basically whatever.

    During your time off you can visit around or you can follow us in our activities.

  • Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Este projeto pode envolver crianças. Para mais informações, veja aqui nossas diretrizes e dicas.

  • Ajuda

    Ajuda

    We need persons who can work outside (the weather is changing) and who is flexible and adapt easily.

    in general help would be welcome in;

    ...gardening, lawnmoaning, digging, collecting leaves, weeding,.....depends on the time of the year
    ...cleaning the forest, taking out dead wood, some bushes and plants that want to invade our forest...
    ...cooking (we love to cook and share recipes with people) sometimes is realy handy if you can make to all of us a nice dish so we can work at that time
    ....house maintenance: Sanding and painting, Help to clean outside area (terrasse ,windows etc) or the cars!
    ...light construction works (maybe)...we have 1000 ideas we want to share with you and hear your opinion...also want to realise some of them:)..let's see...a fire wood storage...hammock lounge maybe?

    If you feel confident you can also take our electric car to run some errands and visit at the same time

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  • Idiomas

    Idiomas
    Inglês: Fluente
    Francês: Fluente
    Espanhol: Intermediário

    Este anfitrião oferece intercâmbio de idiomas
    We could teach you a bite of french if you want. We can have conversation in english so you can practise english (if french and english isn't your first language)

  • Acomodação

    Acomodação

    During summer (from the beginning of May up to the end of September) you would have your own small tiny cabin with two comfy beds (see pictures of the little blue cabins and the rooms). The tiny cabin is 20 meters from the home so that give you some privacy and it means you can sleep longer. You would use the bathroom inside the house and share it with the kids (oh yeah...three boys!).

    You share the rest of the house with the family and hope you will feel at home :)

    The cabin will be clean and ready for you when you arrive (we expect that at your last day some of your contribution is to help is use to prepare for the next stay (making beds etc.)

    We provide the meals and food for your work days. Breakfast and lunch is self-served (we will make sure you find something appropriated for you). We love good coffee!
    Dinner will be together around 7 pm. We will cook the meals and do the cleaning together (we can do turn or do it together). Unless you take in charge the cooking chores this is'nt in your working time.

    If we go at our off grid cabin during your stay you can sleep there. It's a very wild experience.

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    Our home is 4 km away from the village, you can use our bicycles (good one) and when it's possible you could use the electric car. The region is fantastic for : National parks, hiking, paddleboard, picnic, rockcliming, kayaking etc.

  • Mais alguns detalhes

    Mais alguns detalhes

    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

    • Temos mascotes

    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    About any size!

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    2

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    Horas previstas

    each one has it's own pace..you are welcome to help us as much as you feel...we are not a company to make timetables. BUT it's 5 hours a day, 5 days a week maximum

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 891915518369

Comentário (2)


Comentário

Essas classificações são opcionais e foram dadas junto com os comentários dos membros.A classificação média deixada por cada opção é exibida.

Precisão do perfil: (5.0)

Intercâmbio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicação: (5.0)




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