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Ecological cohousing De Okelaar

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionGet inspired by the bio-ecological renovation of our cohousingproject (23 units) in Wolvertem, near Brussels : we have ecological, social and spiritual goals. We avoid concrete, plastic and other petrochemical materials. We work with wood, earth, straw, green roofs, chalk. Our communitycenter will be open for the habitants of the surrounding village.
  • LocationBelgium, Vlaanderen, Vlaams-Brabant, Meise

  • Work
  • Type of work We are looking for people that can assist in construction work and gardening : deconstructing, removing debris, cutting wood, working with earth,...
  • Hours per day 5 hours a day, 5 days a week.
  • Work requirements: enthousiastic, curious person, eager to learn.
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: anytime, but not in july 2018.
  • Duration of stay: at least one week
  • Maximum number of helpers: 2
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English, Nederlands, français, Polish, German, Spanish
  • Has pets? Yes, some cats and one dog.
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: We have common guestrooms.
  • Additional info
  • The actual cohousing community counts 20 people of different age and origin. We speak Dutch, English, French, Spanish, Polish and German. Every decision we take in consensus.
    Staying and working with us gives you the opportunity to learn about the different applications of ecological construction materials.