Help out our family converting our farm to accommodate bed and breakfast guests in Gönnersdorf, Germany.



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    We, a British-German family, are breeding Islandic horses and converting our farm to accommodate bed and breakfast guests. We work with natural materials only, both in the house and on the grounds. As lots of different tasks are in need of attention, we are sure most volunteers will have skills to offer that fit and for many jobs no skills at all are required, as we will be working alongside you. You can also bring a friend or partner along, if you are prepared to share a room. In fact you can also bring a horse. In your free time you may enjoy walks in the country side, relax in the garden, ride horses, visit Cologne (room near Cologne will be provided), go swimming in lakes of volcanic origin, play table tennis or join in communal cooking, baking, making jam etc.

    You will have your own room on a farm in the volcanic part of the Eifel, a region of outstanding natural beauty in Rhineland Palatinate and if you like overnight stays near Cologne.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
    Manutenção geral
    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Ajuda com computadores/internet

  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

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    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
  • Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Projetos que envolvem crianças

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

  • Ajuda


    We are currently in the process of completing the ground floor. This involves plaster and paint work on walls and ceilings with chalk, clay and natural, chalk based paints. Paint work on staircase and door between kitchen and dining room, tiling of dining room, grouting of a natural stone wall, making curtains for all rooms, general cleaning work, furnish rooms, general garden work in particular cutting grass and weeding, setting up a webpage and a lot more according to your skills. Thus we need two new wooden barn doors, want to convert the cow stable into a horse stable, cut a door and two windows into the side of the building, fit the door and the windows. Plastering of the horse stable would be nice and we can do it ourselves, plaster work of the main building will be done by a professional restorer.

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    Alemão: Fluente
    Inglês: Fluente

  • Acomodação


    You will have your own room with shared kitchen and bathroom, TV, WLAN, etc.
    We will cook together or share cooking. In addition we can offer a room in a village near Cologne, for visits to Cologne and many other places. There are busses in the village and a train station about 2 miles away with trains going to Cologne.

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    The farm is in a little village which does not offer a lot in terms of shops (no shops in fact) and distraction other than nature. We will have frequent trips to the next village which hosts most major super markets. There are busses in the village and a train station about 2 miles away with trains going to Cologne. However, we will also have frequent trips to our house near Cologne and can drop you of at a station in 13 minutes distance from Cologne.
    You may want to work for 4 hours a day and have 2 days off a week or you may also do more hours a day and have more days off. It is basically up to you. From Cologne you could take international coaches to places all over Germany or other European countries and return and have another “retreat” to the farm.
    We like working and living in a community but also respecting each individual’s right to spend time on their own. We have little experience with workaway volunteers up until now, but have lived like this for years with our now grown-up children and their friends and many of our friends visiting us for weekends or us visiting friends and working on their projects.

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  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Mais de 2

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    Horas previstas

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 982247914168