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Experienced Builder Carpenter Needed

Tonga, Kingdom of Tonga
Not Accepting volunteers
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Cindy & BarryResidents
Languages spoken: English
Response rate: 50%
Response time over a week
Basic information
min 14 day(s)
18+
2 helpers

We are Canadians who live in the Kingdom of Tonga in the beautiful South Pacific. We are looking for volunteers to help complete the building of our home.

We Accept Helper(s)

From:
To:
Not available
Available
Help Required

Building

General Maintenance


Hours & Roster

30 hours/week

Work Days

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Days off

Saturday

Sunday

Help Required

We have done all of the work so far ourselves. We have built the shell of our home and now we would like help in finishing the construction of windows, doors, bathroom, cabinets and closets. Barry is finding he is being pulled in a 1000 different directions.We need someone who has experience in carpentry and finishing work. Someone who could get a little direction from us and then work independently or with our assistance. Also if time permits, we will require help with setting up a vegetable garden, orchards, landscaping and fencing. However for now, our main focus will be to finish the house first.

We need help with the following tasks and would love to hear from an experienced builder or carpenter:

Finishing construction of windows, screens, doors, bathroom, cabinets and closets.
Painting inside and out.
Some plumbing and electrical work (if qualified).
Furniture building.
Setting up a vegetable garden, orchards, landscaping and fencing.

Hours & Roster

Approx. 4-5 hours a day with weekends off.
Preferably one month or longer.
Email message conversation before agreeing stay.

Sleeping
Other
Single Private

Eating
Full Board

Linen & Laundry
Yes
Yes

You will live in a large tent, set up like a very small private home with bed, chair, table, etc. You will share our bathroom and kitchen facilities. We have internet connectivity, solar power and a generator. We will provide all of your basic needs. 3 meals a day, prepared by us or by volunteer if desired.

Getting There

Rarotonga International Airport (RAR)

Get Free Quote

You can get direct flights from many countries including New Zealand, Australia and Fiji. Once you arrive in Tonga, we will arrange to pick you up at the airport and take you by boat out to our home. Once we have agreed on working with each other, we would be happy to help you with assistance to ensure that your trip here is easy and convenient.  

Males & Females welcome

Couples accommodated

Families NOT accommodated

Pets NOT allowed

Smoking allowed

Alcohol allowed

Amenities & Preferences

One perhaps 2 volunteers required. Maybe a husband and wife.
Given the nature of work, we would prefer males over the age of 25, with experience in carpentry and building.
Experience and learn off-grid and self-reliant living.
Free Wi-Fi available.
Things to see and do: Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkelling, Whale Watching, Diving, Fishing, Kart Safaris, Tongan Feasts and Botanical Gardens.

Basic information
min 14 day(s)
18+
2 helpers

We are Canadians who live in the Kingdom of Tonga in the beautiful South Pacific. We are looking for volunteers to help complete the building of our home.

We Accept Helper(s)

From:
To:
Not available
Available
Help Required

Building

General Maintenance


Hours & Roster

30 hours/week

Work Days

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Days off

Saturday

Sunday

Help Required

We have done all of the work so far ourselves. We have built the shell of our home and now we would like help in finishing the construction of windows, doors, bathroom, cabinets and closets. Barry is finding he is being pulled in a 1000 different directions.We need someone who has experience in carpentry and finishing work. Someone who could get a little direction from us and then work independently or with our assistance. Also if time permits, we will require help with setting up a vegetable garden, orchards, landscaping and fencing. However for now, our main focus will be to finish the house first.

We need help with the following tasks and would love to hear from an experienced builder or carpenter:

Finishing construction of windows, screens, doors, bathroom, cabinets and closets.
Painting inside and out.
Some plumbing and electrical work (if qualified).
Furniture building.
Setting up a vegetable garden, orchards, landscaping and fencing.

Hours & Roster

Approx. 4-5 hours a day with weekends off.
Preferably one month or longer.
Email message conversation before agreeing stay.

Sleeping
Other
Single Private

Eating
Full Board

Linen & Laundry
Yes
Yes

You will live in a large tent, set up like a very small private home with bed, chair, table, etc. You will share our bathroom and kitchen facilities. We have internet connectivity, solar power and a generator. We will provide all of your basic needs. 3 meals a day, prepared by us or by volunteer if desired.

Getting There

Rarotonga International Airport (RAR)

Get Free Quote

You can get direct flights from many countries including New Zealand, Australia and Fiji. Once you arrive in Tonga, we will arrange to pick you up at the airport and take you by boat out to our home. Once we have agreed on working with each other, we would be happy to help you with assistance to ensure that your trip here is easy and convenient.  

Males & Females welcome

Couples accommodated

Families NOT accommodated

Pets NOT allowed

Smoking allowed

Alcohol allowed

Amenities & Preferences

One perhaps 2 volunteers required. Maybe a husband and wife.
Given the nature of work, we would prefer males over the age of 25, with experience in carpentry and building.
Experience and learn off-grid and self-reliant living.
Free Wi-Fi available.
Things to see and do: Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkelling, Whale Watching, Diving, Fishing, Kart Safaris, Tongan Feasts and Botanical Gardens.