Farm in the Texas Hill Country, near Austin, TX, USA

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  2021 

 Geforderte Mindest-Aufenthaltsdauer:  mindestens 3 Wochen

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    We are Clark and Lora Gray, and own 28 acres in the Hill Country just outside of Wimberley, Texas. On our property we have 2 horses, 5 goats, 40 chickens, 3 cats, 2 dogs, and 1 tortoise. We also have two vacation rentals that we own and operate year-round. In addition, we are always working on side projects, from property management to construction, to permaculture, gardening and landscaping. There is never a day without something to work on.

    Our ideal workers would be a couple (since we’re looking for two people and only have one accommodation). They would be willing to work with us for 4-6 hours a day, five days a week and be flexible around meals…sometimes, especially in the summer, we have lunch on the go and eat a very late dinner. We do eat meat, but not at every meal. If you require meat at every meal, this may not be the best fit for you. Many of our meals are vegetarian or vegan to suit those in our family who choose to eat that way. We are somewhat flexible around work schedules. For the most-part our work hours are between 8:00 AM and 2:00 PM (and then also evening animal feedings), but rain, heat, or other obligations can cause us to start later and end later, or work all day into the evening on one day, and take the following day off. We love our afternoon siesta, and expect our workers to also take a little break in the afternoons to reset for the day. We've always got a list of projects to tackle, but are also happy to rest after putting forth a big effort.

    We will pay our workers a flat fee per week (adds up to minimum wage for hours worked), and nice accommodation (plus food) will be provided. While we are English speakers, Clark is proficient in German and loves learning and trying out all other languages.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kunstprojekte
    Sprachpraxis
    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Gartenarbeiten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Hausarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele
    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Geschlechtergleichstellung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Regarding our location, the Texas Hill Country is often times compared to the hills of California. The square in Wimberley, our town, is about a 15 minute drive away from our property and is a popular tourist destination. There are many fun shops and restaurants in the square. Nearby are a large number of swimming holes, the Blanco River, and a handful of state parks under an hour away by car. For convenience, it would be best for our worker to have their own car, though this is not absolutely necessary.
    We can teach our workers a number of things about property maintenance, animal care, vacation rental management, and general construction, while working on the many projects we’ve got on our long to-do list.

  • Die vom Gastgeber angebotene Vergütung entspricht dem Mindestlohn

    Die vom Gastgeber angebotene Vergütung entspricht dem Mindestlohn

    Dieser Host bietet Unterkunft und Bezahlung.

    Der Gastgeber gibt an, dass er den gesetzlichen Stundenlohn seines Landes für jede gearbeitete Stunde zahlt und zudem die Unterkunft zur Verfügung stellt. Er sucht Mithilfe an seinem Unternehmen bzw. bei seiner Geschäftstätigkeit. Nutze bitte die Messaging-Funktion der Website, um mehr Informationen und Details zum gezahlten Lohn zu erhalten. Du solltest alle Absprachen im Vorfeld direkt mit deinem Gastgeber treffen.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    Help with Animals, with our vacation rentals, construction projects, and general property maintenance. We usually wake up around 7:00-8:00 AM and start our morning animal duties, which include: mucking stalls and feeding our goats, horses, dogs, cats, and tortoise. Then we have breakfast, followed by addressing any needs of our vacation rentals (cleaning, maintenance, hot tubs, landscaping, restocking firewood, and filling birdfeeders.) After that, we choose a project to tackle for the day (building a barn, pulling fence, trail maintenance, painting a mural, construction projects, gardening/landscaping, etc.)
    By 2:00-3:00, we are normally wrapping up work for the day, and spend the rest of the afternoon swimming in the pool or working on personal projects. The average workday is about five hours of labor, sometimes more, sometimes less.

    Our evening animal routine is very basic. Feeding everyone and making sure they're secure for the night. It takes about an hour and is a very enjoyable time to spend with the animals.
    Because of our accommodations (a one-room camper with one bed) we are hoping to find a couple who would like to work with us.

  • Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen
    Deutsch: Fließend
    Englisch: Fließend

    Dieser Gastgeber bietet Sprachaustausch an
    Clark is interested in all languages and would love to learn as we work together. He formerly taught English in the Slovak Republic, so does have a background in teaching the English language.

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    Accommodations available for our Workawayers are very nice. We’ll provide a fully restored 1967 Kenkraft camper, with a queen-size bed, a mid-size fridge, running water and a hotplate. The camper also has its own fire pit and private hot tub. The bathroom is a short walk away, at the main house, with an exterior entrance for privacy. The full kitchen in the main house will be available at any time. As hosts, when we make meals our workers will be welcome to join us in eating. Lora does not love to cook (hah!) so you'll be free to make your own meals most of the time.
    Unfortunately, there is not internet access in the camper. Guests in the camper usually use their phones as hot spots. There is decent internet access in the main house, and workers are welcome to come inside, or sit on the porch, to use it when needed.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    Our town, Wimberley, is a fifteen minute drive away, and offers a variety of fun shops and restaurants. There are many parks and swimming holes nearby too and, within an hour-drive you can reach a number of state parks and other destinations in the hill country. The town of San Marcos is a 45 minute drive away, and offers larger stores, chain restaurants, movie theaters, a floating tour on the river, and shopping malls. The state capitol, Austin, is about an hour drive from our house, and San Antonio (one of the oldest cities in the United States) is just under two hours away. It would be best for our workers to have their own car, however, if they’ve got a drivers license, we may be able to provide a car from time to time.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Our internet can be limited at times, however we are happy to host workers who have their own online obligations, as long as the time needed for those things can be somewhat flexible.

  • Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    We do have plenty of parking available, and may be able to accommodate a motorhome or campervan if our number of workers allows.

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    zwei

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