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Home Stay Haut-Rhin, France

4.5
7 reviews7

Help re-organizing garden, furniture, and flee market items


Immerse yourself in the local culture
A traveler recommended this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with nature
A traveler recommended this experience for reconnecting with nature
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

18h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get

4

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
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The Experience

This is an unpaid position with various tasks only 18 hrs per week for at least 2 or more weeks. Food not included. No WIFI/TV here. Village and no nightlife now. You save min 25 Euros a day for hostel. For 18 hours of help weekly, you get a bed in shared dorm and can use the facilities (bathroom, equipped kitchen, entertainment equipment) a bicycle with a deposit (in case it gets stolen). The broken tires need to be replaced (cost about 5 Euro)

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Requirements

  • Between 18 and 80 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
6 weeks

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7 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Home Stay

5.0

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

1 Immersing in the local culture

1 Get in touch with nature

1 Meeting locals

Macao

5

Maida is a very nice person. I enjoyed so much during my experience with her. She provided everything I needed and shared many stories of hers and her volunteers with me. I was encouraged to explore the area, the nature and sometimes she was even going with me. I was so glad to have participated in this volunteer work, which was not very heavy, and I have learnt a lot from the experience I have had there. The guest house was very nice and I felt very comfortable as if I were in my home. If possible, I would do it again and highly recommend to anyone who loves living in countryside!

3 months ago

Mexico

3

I’ll admit I’m not perfect. Now, Maida is a really kind and sweet woman who just wants her volunteers to feel good, but her greatest quality is also her greatest weakness. She tries so hard that the volunteers feel good, that she stops taking care of herself, making her tired and with a lot of pain. This makes her feel not good. When your host is not feeling good, it’s hard for them to create a “feel good” environment for everyone else. Advice: stick to what is said in the web page and make no deals in word with her (she will forget or modify the deal). More details, private message. Good luck

about 2 years ago


Maida replied

My biggest mistake was to give in to Santiagos constant asking to go traveling during the time he was supposed to be helpeing after a free weekend. He wanted to leave because he didn't get along with the two other helpers.
None of this was my change but O tried to avoid stress for Santiago and they all left one week earlier not being able to make the agreement work.
I was not asked and my schedule was not respected.
So please Santiago, keep your own commitments and don't give others advises.
That was exactly why the other two volunteers didn't get along with you. You were the youngest of all of us but you felt like leading the work without being experienced in any of the tasks.
Please advise yourself in the future.

Brazil

5

Great learning, friends for life!! Packerss, move your ass and get trough the mess! 🤣🤣
Nice job and lovely place!
Kisses sweet see you soon 😘

over 2 years ago


Maida replied

Theo, you were a very nice helper. I thank you very much for the time you spent here. Wishing you all the best for your future. Kindest regards. Maida

Colombia

5

literal un hogar lejos de casa, maida es una persona muy especial, piri (mi perrita) y yo nos sentimos muy bien recibidos y no solo eso, me alegra decir que tengo una gran amiga en esta parte del mundo y un motivo para regresar.
ella es comprensible, casismatica y mil cosas mas. aprendi mucho de ella y estoy seguro de que lo seguire haciendo por que ella es de ese tipo de personas que quieres mantener cerca.
muchas gracias por esta primer experiencia como voluntario.

over 1 year ago

El Salvador

4

Maida es un mujer muy especial es directa inteligente, fue una lastima que mis habilidades no son las que ella necesita para continuar su proyecto, pero ella me recibió con los brazos abiertos, mostrándome una nueva forma de ver al mundo.
espero utilizar lo que aprendí con ella.

una experiencia excelente llegue como un voluntario y me fui con una nueva amiga.

dios te llene de bendiciones Maida.


about 2 years ago

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