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Hostel & Farm Work in Ireland

Ireland, Donegal
Accepting volunteers
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ShaunFarmer & Hostel Owner
We're a short distance from the highest overhanging sea cliff in Europe, on the west coast of beautiful Ireland. Stay with us and experience the real Ireland.
Languages spoken: English
Response rate: 2%
Response time over a week
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Shaun is part of:Derrylahan Independent Hostel
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Shaun is part of:Derrylahan Independent Hostel
Basic information
min 1 month(s)
18+
2 helpers

Fancy spending some time on the west coast of Ireland? We need helpers who are fun, social and outgoing, with a good grasp of English. You'll help with all the tasks and daily chores associated with the running of a busy hostel and camping grounds.

We Accept Helper(s)

From:
01 / 01 / 2017
To:
31 / 12 / 2017
Not available
Available
Help Required

Helping with Tourists

Farming

Help in the house


Hours & Roster

30 hours/week

Work Days

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Help Required

Welcoming and checking guests in and out.
Reception duties - answering phone, email enquiries and reservation management.
Housekeeping - dish washing, room and toilet cleaning.
General maintenance of building and grounds.
Feeding the animals.
Repairing fences and buildings.
Organising sheep for lambing season.
Drainage, cutting brambles, clearing waterways and repairing ditches.
Turf footing and bagging.

Hours & Roster

5 hours a day with 1 day off.
Stay length 1 month minimum, 2 months maximum. The first week is a trial period.
Email and interview chat via Skype before agreeing stay.

Sleeping
Family Home
Single Private

Eating
Breakfast

Linen & Laundry
Yes
Yes

You will stay in a designated staff room within the house/hostel. The room includes a bunk bed that sleeps two. There is a shared bathroom. As I live in the same house/hostel, we will share the kitchen, lounge and dining area. You will have full access to the house/hostel, and are free to come and go as you choose.

Getting There

Get Free Quote

Bus from Dublin to Donegal town, approximately 4.5 hours travel time. You can hitch hike or get a local bus to the hostel, approximately 40 minutes. I can provide more details on best ways of getting here. 

Males & Females welcome

Couples NOT accommodated

Families NOT accommodated

Pets NOT allowed

Smoking allowed

Alcohol allowed

Amenities & Preferences

You must be over 18.
Male and female helpers accepted.
Single travellers
Smoking allowed only outside.
Free Wi-Fi.
Pets accommodated.
Parking available.
No facilities to accept families as helpers.
Lounge and TV room.
Language Skills: I speak English, this is great opportunity to improve your English language skills. As I am located near a designated ‘An Ghaeltacht’ area, there is an opportunity to practice your Irish language skills in the local community.
Farm skills: You will gain first-hand experience in the workings and running of 30 hectare beef and sheep farm.
Bicycling: I have a spare bicycle which you are free to use to get about and explore the wider area.

Basic information
min 1 month(s)
18+
2 helpers

Fancy spending some time on the west coast of Ireland? We need helpers who are fun, social and outgoing, with a good grasp of English. You'll help with all the tasks and daily chores associated with the running of a busy hostel and camping grounds.

We Accept Helper(s)

From:
01 / 01 / 2017
To:
31 / 12 / 2017
Not available
Available
Help Required

Helping with Tourists

Farming

Help in the house


Hours & Roster

30 hours/week

Work Days

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Help Required

Welcoming and checking guests in and out.
Reception duties - answering phone, email enquiries and reservation management.
Housekeeping - dish washing, room and toilet cleaning.
General maintenance of building and grounds.
Feeding the animals.
Repairing fences and buildings.
Organising sheep for lambing season.
Drainage, cutting brambles, clearing waterways and repairing ditches.
Turf footing and bagging.

Hours & Roster

5 hours a day with 1 day off.
Stay length 1 month minimum, 2 months maximum. The first week is a trial period.
Email and interview chat via Skype before agreeing stay.

Sleeping
Family Home
Single Private

Eating
Breakfast

Linen & Laundry
Yes
Yes

You will stay in a designated staff room within the house/hostel. The room includes a bunk bed that sleeps two. There is a shared bathroom. As I live in the same house/hostel, we will share the kitchen, lounge and dining area. You will have full access to the house/hostel, and are free to come and go as you choose.

Getting There

Get Free Quote

Bus from Dublin to Donegal town, approximately 4.5 hours travel time. You can hitch hike or get a local bus to the hostel, approximately 40 minutes. I can provide more details on best ways of getting here. 

Males & Females welcome

Couples NOT accommodated

Families NOT accommodated

Pets NOT allowed

Smoking allowed

Alcohol allowed

Amenities & Preferences

You must be over 18.
Male and female helpers accepted.
Single travellers
Smoking allowed only outside.
Free Wi-Fi.
Pets accommodated.
Parking available.
No facilities to accept families as helpers.
Lounge and TV room.
Language Skills: I speak English, this is great opportunity to improve your English language skills. As I am located near a designated ‘An Ghaeltacht’ area, there is an opportunity to practice your Irish language skills in the local community.
Farm skills: You will gain first-hand experience in the workings and running of 30 hectare beef and sheep farm.
Bicycling: I have a spare bicycle which you are free to use to get about and explore the wider area.