Helping hands needed in the former old watermill in southern France

volunteer project, hospitality exchange, france, volunteering opportunities

We are renovating a former watermill and the surroundings into its former glory. It sits on 8000m2 of land. We looking for people with skills in gardening, building, cleaning etc.

What type of host are you?
  • Private/Individual/family
What are you looking for help with?
  • Building
  • Computer/Web
  • Farming/Gardening
  • General Help
  • Writing
What’s the mission of your community?

We would like to mix different cultures to exchange art, food and music from all over the world. Maybe we are stuck in the seventies, but we would like to make the world a better place again.

How many volunteers could you host?

More than two volunteers

When would you need volunteers?

From the 25.06 2019

How many hours of help per day?

4-5 hours of help per day

How many days of help per week?

5 days per week – 2 days off

Life at the old Watermill…

Please people with happy vibes and actually willing to work only. Skills would be good.

Are accommodation and food included?

Yes, we offer food and accommodation

What type of accommodation can you provide?
  • Private Room
  • Private room for a couple

Diet – nutrition information

As we have more than 1 helper Vegan and Vegetarians have to cook for themselves.

Fees transparency

All basic food is free here, except for alcohol and sweets. You have to buy it for yourselves.

VISA – could you provide Visa support/info/invitation letters?

No. We cannot help with VISA.

Volunteers’ benefits:

Cultural exchange and great tips and tricks on how to prepare food.

What to do in your free time

Toulouse, Carcassonne, Castelnaudary and Narbonne (beach) is all close by within 20 mins- 1 hr. Many historic and world heritage sites on the doorstep.


English, French, German, Spanish

How to get to your site

Airport Toulouse Blagnac / Shuttle bus to the train station Toulouse Matabiau / train to Castelnaudary (52 mins.) Bus to Villepinte.

Orย Airport Carcassonne /ย Shuttlebus to Carcassonne train station, train to Castelnaudary (20 mins.)ย bus to Villepinte.

Is there internet access?


“Paying guests” Option. Could you accommodate “solidarity” tourists?

No, we cannot accommodate paying guests. We only need volunteers


WhatsApp 0034 633 350 913
Hostname: Angie
Host Email:

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