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Think for yourself.

Volunteer since
2017

Speaks
English
I can understand some French and Farsi.

Current location
Spain

About me

I am a retired businessman. I own a number of homes and a small farm. I have spent most of my life maintaining these houses and developing my land. I have planted thousands of trees and landscaped the land and kept sheep and cows. I like to spend my time outdoors, involved in physical work. In my spare time I am usually at the beach paddling a kayak, sailing, windsurfing, or swimming. In our winter, when the water is cold here, I generally travel for a few months.

Preferred location

I arrive in Barcelona 26 July 2019. I would like to stay in Spain a few weeks, then perhaps spend some time in Portugal. I like to be part of the local environment and learn the langrage.

Skills

I have a lifetime experience in property maintenance, including roofing, building repairs, painting, basic electrical work. I am familiar with operating machinery, tractors, lawnmowers, chainsaws, motorbikes etc. Planting and pruning trees.

Additional info

I am not a smoker, I have a drivers license, I am not a vegetarian and I have no allergies.

I eat anything except offal, shellfish and Brussel sprouts.

Type of work I want to do

  • construction
  • gardening
  • language practice
  • maintenance tasks
  • teaching projects

Where I want to volunteer

Europe

Portugal, Spain