Live in the French countryside and help with general maintenance
We need help with finishing off a fish pond, fish are happily swimming in it but in but surrounding area needs finishing, woodcutting, interior decorating, plus help with issues as they occur.
We have a number of windows and doors to replace so being able to lift would be an advantage.
Preferably all helpers will be flexible and happy to take on any of the above depending on need and weather.
What you offer
25 hours of help per week
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
What you get
2 days off per week
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
You can use our laundry room freely.
Get free drinks or beverages.:
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Bikes at your disposal:
You can use our bikes any time you want.
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Over 18 years old
Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs
What's not included
Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa
We need interested willing people happy to engage in our projects, tasks will vary with the weather around the house and garden. We give clear instruction to enable helpers to learn how to use tools in a safe way whilst working on various projects .
At the moment these include, Completing building a wall around the fish pond with old stones, repairing an old french roof which comprises shaped tiles. Replacing it with modern materials.
Replacing windows and doors and interior decorating and refitting a bathroom.
They will understand how things were built a hundred years ago when there was not industrial machinery available.
Activities & Shift
Work normally comprises 2 hours in the morning and "3 hours in the afternoon all depending on weather conditions which vary during the year here.