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Role: Firewood and garden volunteer/helper
Type: volunteer position with with food & accom.
Dates: Two-three week stay anytime between September 2020 and April 2021
Host: SeaRose Studio
Location: Echo Bay, Broughton Archipelago, B.C., Canada

SeaRose Studio, the home, studio and gallery of Yvonne Maximchuk is located near Billy's Museum and Echo Bay on the shore of Gilford Island in British Columbia's Broughton Archipelago. This is a water-access only community, the nearest town is Port McNeill, Vancouver Island. We can help arrange time and travel from North Vancouver Island with you. Due to the need for water travel, be prepared for changes in the weather which may affect travel plans. 

We seek an agreeable, flexible helper able to do the physical work of moving and stacking split firewood and various garden tasks, (weeding, transplanting etc.) for two-three week period anytime between September 2020 to May 2020. Some work days are longer and some short — we go with the weather and tides. Some indoor household chores on rainy days may be asked of you. 

Our kitchen offers fresh caught seafood, meat and chicken, fresh garden food and a mix of organic/non-organic veg. Not gluten free. We cook, you do dishes.

A suitable place for an aspiring artist, two studios and surrounded by nature. Plenty of time for interesting activities, exploring/sketching with Yvonne among the islands, possible wildlife and whale sightings, afternoon pool games, interesting neighbours. We’d love you to join our wilderness life for a time.

If interested please e-mail your resume and a covering note describing why you're interested in this role, and which date range you have in mind. If you have any dietary restrictions or health issues, or allergies ( we have a cat) please be sure to mention them. Send to: 

Thanks! Yvonne and Al

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 29 2020    ID: 56600