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What you offer

Hours per day

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.


Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.


Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.


Help with a wide range of repairs.


Help to grow and cultivate plants.

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What you get

Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Private Room

Have a private room to chill and relax just by yourself.


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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The Experience

Bordered by two cascading creeks and ringed by the highest mountains in the eastern USA, Mountain Light Sanctuary is a secluded Shangri-la hidden deep in a forested valley, 35 minutes north of Asheville. With names such as Elfhaven lodge, Hermitage, Bali House, Frodos, Rivendell, Enchantment, Narnia, the Gypsy Wagon and a Tree House, our accommodations offer visitors a truly magical experience. (gay friendly)

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  • Intermediate English

  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 days
Stay up to
5 days

About Mountain Light Sanctuary

  • Hosted by Michael

  • New
    Recently Online
  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 5 days

About the host

We are 35 minutes north of Asheville, North Carolina and located directly across the creek from the national forrest so you have the beauty and tranquility of nature and yet close enough to a vibrant and very progressive small city with lots of activities. It's really perfect for nature lovers who also enjoy outdoor work - up to three hours a day for each nights lodging. Mountain Light Sanctuary is a retreat center with many creative and whim...

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Want to live this experience?

Travel exchanging your skills for accommodation in hostels, NGOs, ecological projects and so much more.