Challenge your cooking skills in a back-to-basics environment (outdoor kitchen)

Permaculture Gierle (Lille), Belgium
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What you offer

25h
Hours per week

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

Cooking

Prepare meals for guests.

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What you get

2
Days off per week

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

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Tent

A billion stars over your head and a comfy tent to sleep in.

Breakfast

Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Lunch

Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Dinner

Have your free dinner before going to bed.

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The Experience

Cooking simple and at the same time gorgeous meals and keeping the 'Kosher Kitchen' :-) clean might be one of the most important tasks that need to be done. You actually make it possible for other volunteers to continue working physically on the project and fully enjoy the break moments!

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

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2 weeks

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32 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

Permaculture project

Learning & Fun

Germany

I really enjoyed my time in Robur, i wish i could've stayed a bit longer! Marieke is such a kind and inspiring person, who is so grateful for every little bit of help. Living back to basics was a bit of an adventure sometimes but great fun. Robur op den eik is a very very special place, this world definitely needs something like that. Can't wait to come back next year to see the progress. Wishing Marieke and Robur all the best til then!!

about 6 hours ago

Ireland

I had an amazing two weeks at Robur op Den Eik and really miss the place! My time with the people and the work was enriching and healing, being allowed the freedom to be creative and follow my intuition with a mosaic that evolved in an organic way. I am so glad to have been a part of this truly inspiring project and would love to return in the Spring for more and to see how the Robur has developed. Much love to Marieke and all who i shared the time with there!

7 days ago

Canada

I will never forget this place, and I wish next futur people can enjoy every little second there. It's very awsome and magic and peacefull.

15 days ago

Mexico

one of the bets pleaces for be voluntare

18 days ago

Marieke replied

Thank you, Diego! :-) And I was very touched with what you wrote in the Guestbook... Safe travels and have fun!

Belgium

Robur Op Den Eik is an awesome place, where you can find volunteers from all over the world, and everyone is so different but yet so connected 😍 I loved my experience there, it's a real back to basics environment, the perfect place for people who wish to resource themselves in nature.
Adding to it, Marieke is such a patient, lively and gentle host, she's like family, and she really cares about you and about how you feel. She has a wonderful project, and I'm glad I could be part of it for five weeks. I learnt so much there ! So thank you Marieke, I wish more volunteers will come to help you.

about 1 month ago

Marieke replied

Thank you so much, Amandine, for your kind review! I'm happy you felt at home... BIG hugs! XXX

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About Robur op Den Eik (Robur at The Oak)

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APPLICATIONS WELCOME from October 22 until December 15 FOR THIS BACK-TO-BASICS PARADISE! PLEASE ONLY APPLY THROUGH THIS PLATFORM! Come live and work in back-to-basics paradise for a while! This is a healing and inspiring place that is already...

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