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Home Stay Melrand, France

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Help restore a small house and live close to nature!

Expand your environmental consciousness
2 travelers felt they returned from this experience with a greater environmental consciousness
Learn about sustainability
A traveler learned about sustainability working with this host
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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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
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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
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The Experience

We are going through a most unusual time in our lives and so I am offering my help to stranded travelers! Building work, mostly carpentry and finishing needs to be done while you enjoy good healthy food and walks in the surrounding forest. English language practice also available! Usually, there may be events to help at, many local events ask for volunteers and I enjoy helping others!

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate French
  • Between 21 and 38 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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How this experience will transform you

2 Developing environmental awareness

1 Learning about sustainability

1 Meeting locals

1 Developing social awareness

1 Get in touch with nature

1 Immersing in the local culture



Not sure how to write a short and concise review in under 600 characters, so first of all I need to say THANK YOU to David, once again. It was my first experience on WP & absolutely fantastic.
If you are open-minded and up for adventures I 100% recommend spending some time with David. He is one of the most generous, kind, caring, adventurous and smart people I have met. The work isn't demanding at all, and you will feel safe, respected, and cared for from day 1. I have too many good memories from this time in Brittany; people like David are so rare nowadays.

9 months ago



I have no words to describe this experience. David is a very dear and caring man who loves his garden and his food. I went alone and felt very safe and welcomed, as if it were at an uncle's house. David shares his life with us and teaches us about different subjects. Thank you for everything! Merci ❤

10 months ago



Very nice person and great chef, you will really enjoy what he cooks. It wasn’t much to do what it was a problem. So he decided to do a deep clean, that it hadn’t been done for months and it wasn’t on his profile. He also wants you to be around all the time, there is not public transport which I knew in advanced and it was ok for working days , but for him that includes your days off, so that means that you are no supposed to go anywhere, what he told me when I came back from my days off ( just once in two weeks), when we talked before about I’d like to visit Mont Saint Michel.

10 months ago



That was my first worldpacker experience and it couldn't have been more amazing. David is great and treated me with a lot of respect, I learned a lot from him!

The work is rewarding, the food is just wonderful (David is a super chef!), the landscape is breathtaking, impossible not to feel at peace during the walks. He took me to see Brittany and it was fantastic. I met some of his friends, incredible people, who were always very patient with my poor French.

Certainly one of the best experiences of my life, a piece of my heart will stay here. Thank you so much for everything, David!!

about 1 year ago



David is an amazing man !!! write this message with teary eyes because I miss you. It was all very special, I learned to cook with him, I met beautiful places and spiritually I am very well. Thanks David for everything, I'm hoping that everything in your life is perfect and everything is right. It is very worth it guys !!!!

over 1 year ago

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