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Victoria/Brentwood Bay
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1/2 acre
Persons: 1 to 3 persons
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 83887
Region: Vancouver Island

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Last Updated: March 30, 2020

Dear Help Xers Please contact us if your on the hunt for placement during these changing times of COVID-19, we would like help. To discuss how we can possibly work with you by means of self isolation by staying in our Suite but still being able to provide labour in the areas which we require . We can't guarantee that we can take you on but would like to see who and when we can match up to our mutual benefit.

Large seaside residence with multiple accommodations, gardens, swimming pool, mountain and sea views. One block to hotel, pub, eateries, wharves, beach and ferry. Local access to fishing, shrimping, crabbing, whale watching, otters. Activities nearby include kayaking ,paddle boarding, cycling, sailing , fresh water lakes, swimming, tennis, International climbing site. Long Beach surfing and skiing at Mount Washington. Airport 12 kilometers, American border 50 kilometers for easy exploring.

- Access to 34 ft sailboat, kayaks to borrow, bicycles to borrow, and possible car use with required licence.
-Hosts are Willing to teach Sailing or Kayaking
- Hosts are a highly active couple

- Looking for self motivated, self starter individual or individuals who have good work ethics and maybe a little experience in welding, plumbing, bricklaying, plastering, renovation or building, gardening, sailboats or are looking to learn in these areas.

- Expectations: Accommodation in exchange for approximately 4 hours per day of work per person for each day you stay. Welcome to join on some meals but normally we just point you to the fridge and pantry and leave you to prepare what you like. It may be possible for us to assist you to get temporary paid employment to help support your travel fund during your stay with us. We can also help defray your ferry costs to Vancouver Island as we know that the cost of the Ferry may deter you from choosing to come to the Island. Please feel open to discuss all possibilities.

- Accommodations in very private,very comfortable suite with own entrance, en suite and kitchenette. We also have single rooms with en suite, also single rooms with shared en suite, accommodation depends on availability. It is a very sharing environment. Prefer non smoker and no party animals please.

- the main focus is help on the property with renovation/construction and boat work. There are other tasks available as well, I always offer someone the opportunity to get involved in something that is closer to their interest or skill set. "Oh Yeah our Biggest focus is on "Having Fun" and Learning New Cultures
Thank You for considering us for your Help X experience.

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