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What you offer

25h
Hours per week

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

Arts

Professional painting, sculpting or drawing.

Painting & Decorating

Help to maintain the appearance inside and outside the building.

Handyman

Help with a wide range of repairs.

Gardening

Help to grow and cultivate plants.

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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.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Drinks

Drink up! Get discounts and order a few drinks.

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Hiking Tours

Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.

Free Drinks

Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Bikes at your disposal

Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.

Pick Up

No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.

Support
Support

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

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Insurance
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The Experience

I need help with some repairing and to take care of the garden, harvest vegetables - when it is time collect apples - and make forest work. Some help with neighbours with their problems, or have some freedom and peace by doing other things around. Design nice pictures and letters for to make the building nice. I make also a stage in my farmerhouse. If you have any other ideas, tell me! =)

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Intermediate German

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Aug
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Stay at least
1 week
Stay up to
1 month

Talk to those who have lived the experience

7 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

Farm

Learning & Fun

Brazil

Alexander is a really good host, he's always worried about you.
The working is really nice, if it's hard or you have any problems, you can ask him and figure out how to deal with it.
The area is stunning, inside the nature, I felt in peace during my stay.
I highly recommend this experience and for sure I'll come back :)

2 days ago

Brazil

I had such a great time with Alexander. Sometimes the work can be tiring but the hours of work are fair. The house is cosy and Alexander make everything to make you feel comfortable at the place, he also is always open to chat, give you kitchen lessons and bring you to the best local events (with really good beer), making you feel inserted into the local culture. It was a chill time during my journey which I was needed, I'm going to miss the German lifestyle and the people that I met there. I'm thankful for all this experience! I hope to visit you soon!

13 days ago

Mexico

I really enjoyed having the opportunity of helping Alex, he is so nice and he really enjoy to learn about all the cultures that he receive. The work is easy and he teach you every time he has the opportunity. It is a peaceful place to spend time.

16 days ago

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Staying at Alexander's was one of the best stays I had as a volunteer. This was a very good experience although it was my first I enjoyed it to the max.

about 1 month ago

Brazil

Stay with Alex in the Strawhotel for sure is one of the best experiences I have in my life, the work is very easy and knowledge, Alex explain why plans do kind of things, in the kitchen you learn how to use many spices from all around the world, he accepted different cultures and only ask to respect the house rules, that are more than fares.

For sure is not a place to party and that what makes the place even better, is a place to learn about culture, plants and history. That is the best school you can find.

about 1 month ago
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About Alexanders Strawhotel

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  • Hosted by Alexander

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About the host

We are typical german area "Schwäbisch" Dialekt. I am a host like to share time with you and sometimes we are work together. We are looking to some events and traditional here around and visit them. Also I know to cook and clean, gardening, cook from gardenvegatable, woodofen, barbecue. At autum we want collect apple to give to a "Mosterei" for to have the own applejuice . . . that we drink every day. Here is natur around, silence, farms ...

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