Come and help around our grade and house in Amamoor-Queensland, Australia

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi we are English and Japanese couple with three kids(born 2013,2016,2018),running small upholstery business at home and has a hobby farm.
    General farm help (one person only)required helping around gardens and house.
    If you are interested stepping out of the City & Into the Country living in a semi sustainable eco lifestyle for a short time, then this is the place for you, some of the help does involve looking after children, so it is essential to be KID FRIENDLY as we have three little munchkins :)))

    The Farm is located 60 minutes from Noosa and 40 Minutes from Gympie which is nearest town from here.
    2 1/2 hours North of Brisbane from where daily trains and Buses run into Gympie.

    We can pick you up from Gympie or Sunshine Coast by arrangement, please contact by email initially.
    Farm has Comprehensive solar power,running creek and lots of mature trees and, extensive vegetable garden & Fruit Orchards in 26 acres.wild life sanctuary-registered with Land for wildlife, we are in the perfect spot surrounded by the lovely Amamoor Creek.
    We keep Chickens & Ducks for eggs and dog(1 x Jack Russell).
    It has a large mud brick house and stonewall bathroom. Helper's accommodation is a cute little cabin just off the house.
    Wi-FI internet ,Bicycle and bush walking for entertainment.
    Work includes gardening, weed control, child minding, animal care, house work, and whatever needs doing.
    Little note about diet here- as we get quite few enquiry from vegetarian and vegans.
    We do eat meat here(and eggs and dairy),we can accommodate vegetarians but strict vegan/fruitarian diet is not possible here sorry.

    Looking forward to meeting you!

    .Thanks Will & Miyuki

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    English and Japanese can be taught here for anyone who wants to learn it : travellers will learn the very important art of preparing and planting Organic Food :) sustainable living in our Permaculture Mandela Garden
    living a semi sustainable Organic Carbon light lifestyle, with all the benefits of this amazing surroundings :))
    lovely meals & surroundings :))

  • Help

    Help

    Person wanted for General farm help, child minding & jobs around the farm :))
    farming skills would be great but not needed for all applicants

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and Japanese

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Your own separate little Cabin in peaceful surrounds opposite the house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    we are situated in the Amamoor State forest region and there are amazing walks and views to be seen, mountain bikes for your use and a very keen Jack Russell dog to accompany you :))

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    25hours a week max

inside the house
ducks and our dog Mojo
inside the cabin
Jabuticaba tree
stone wall bathroom
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