Borstel

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Borstel

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionHelp us with the reconstruction/redevelopment of our half-timbered manor, a historical monument of 1835, to create a vivid and peaceful place for a community with social, spiritual and ecological values. As we are still at the beginning, there is a lot of different work to do. At the moment it is just me, my mom is going to move here in some weeks. As soon as there are more rooms finished, we are going to have foster children :-)
  • LocationGermany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Detmold, Petershagen

  • Work
  • Type of work Building
    Cooking / Shopping
    Gardening
    General maintenance
    Help in the house
  • Hours per day 4-5 hours a day, about 20 hours a week
  • Work requirements: If you have any experience as woodworker or carpenter or bricklayer it would be great, but it is not necessary to find enough to do ;-) Roofing and tyling is also needed. Of course if somebody does the cooking and housework and so on, I can work more on the other tasks.
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: at least 14 days
  • Maximum number of helpers: 3
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:german, english, french
  • Has pets? At the moment just a cat.
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: At the moment either a caravan in the garden or a room in the house, when the next room is finished we can offer that as well. We share the toilet and the bathroom and the kitchen.
  • Additional info
  • Nature is wonderful out here, we share the garden with owls, rabbits, deers, bats and birds, the forest is directly behind the next field with a little stream. The river Weser is quite near and some lakes but public transport is quite poor...
    We work with ecological building materials.