What should I ask WWOOFers before hosting them?

To get to know potential WWOOFers better, here are some recommendations of questions you can ask:

  • Why did you choose our farm?
  • Do you have any special interests? What do you want to learn?
  • What language(s) do you speak?
  • How old are you?
  • What is your profession / field?
  • Did you WWOOF before? How long did your previous stays last?
  • What skills do you have?
  • How long would you like to stay?
  • Do you need someone to pick you up at your arrival?
  • Do you take initiative and work independently from time to time?
  • Do you have a driving license? 
  • Do you smoke?
  • What is your usual diet?
  • Does the proposed housing work for you?
  • Are you vaccinated against tetanus / encephalitis / COVID-19?
  • Do you have any allergies or other health concerns that we should be aware of?
  • What type of insurance do you have? Health insurance, insurance against accidents, travel insurance, liability insurance?