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Thonon les Bains
All Year: yes
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 40474
Country: France

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Last Updated: February 26, 2018

Next availabilities: Right NOW (FEBRUARY 2018)
We really look for autonomus and motivated people and need one (or two) people for outside demolition between the 20th of february and the 5th of march.

We live in a big house in Thonon-les-Bains by the Geneva Lake and just next to the mountains (french Alps) : a beautiful area.
(Easy connexion from Geneva, international airport)

The ground floor of the house is just renovated, but little things need to be finished. External renovation will continue in march and the roof has Just been finished.
We have a garden with fruits and vegetables and a henhouse. Sometimes we will welcome 2 horses in the field just next the house.
500 m from the lake side : in summer swimsuit essential :)

Position "Outside demolition" (from 25th of february 2018)
One or two autonomous volunteers for deconstruction of the wood siding and isolation materials of the outside wall before the external isolation (made by professionals)

Position DIYe
Looking for a handyman/woman autonomous who have capacities in renovation/DIY.
The things to do :
- paint walls and roof
- sand and paint wood outside of the house (woodwork, shutters, henhouse, ...),
- Gardening and clean the garden,
- General maintenance and fix small things,
- create small furniture with wood pallets,
- ...

Position "Interior Design/Carpentry"
Looking for someone who can design an amazing room/dormitory whose furniture would be made with wood pallets... and eventual, if carpentry/woodcraft skills, doing it ;)

Other tasks can be asked (depends of what you like to do) :
-Helping with the house (cleaning, ironing,...)
-General maintenance

If your mothertong is english : learning language to Marie-Adélaïde and Pierre-Gaspard :)
german : learning to Marie-Adélaïde.
Bikes available during your stay (Thank you for taking care of the bikes and to maintain them for the next volunteers.

You are welcome in the life family (a mum, 3 kids, one cat...). Thank you for taking part in daily tasks (set the table, help store the kitchen after meals, clean up after you, ...).
We love optimistic and smiling people :)
We are a house without television, Ipad,... It is a choice. Sometimes the kids can watch a chosen video.
You organize your volunteer tasks like you want.
Others helpers can be at home for other tasks.

During the renovation of the second floor: basic room, shared bathroom, bikes (Thank you for taking care of the bikes and to maintain them for the next volunteers)
During the renovation of the roof, there can be trouble in the house...

We cook a lot by our own (bread, yogurt, jam, ...).
Lunch and dinner are taken with the family. We are not vegetarian, vegan, pescetarian, vegan raw food eaters, fruitarian, seedeater... We are an omnivorus family :) So think about if you can not adapt your diet...
Some helpers came several times at home.

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