Family and homestead help near Dunmore Co. Galway, Ireland



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    Our house is a whirlwind of kids, pets,love & farming.
    Do you think you can help our busy lifestyle both on the homestead and around the house then maybe this is the right place for you
    I need help both with kids and animals,with your help we can all farm together :)
    Sometimes I work off farm and need a babysitter for the children
    One minute you could be cleaning a goat shed next you could be cleaning up some split milk in the kitchen

    We need somebody who can jump in and help.
    With 3 children and a farm full Of young goats Life is very busy here but we love to welcome new volunteers into our family team

    We live close to Dunmore Co. Galway. Buses to and from Galway and Sligo pass through our village every day.

    Please write Caprine in the subject.
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  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have hosted many volunteers and pride ourselves on their involvement with our family. you will be one of us! This is a cultural exchange
    all the animals from our farm are sent to be turned into meat farm and you will learn alot about sustainable, ethical animal husbandry.
    We cook & eat eggs, pork, goat and mutton from our own farm, if you don't think you would like this please don't apply
    our friends and neighbors are here alot so you can learn from many Irish debates!
    Please mention 'Caprine' in your subject

  • Help


    general housework and babysitting with a dash of farm life
    boots are a must as the children love the outdoors
    Hours are not set but you will have plenty of free time. Mostly while the children are in school
    2 days off per week

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Share room in our home with another same sex volunteer. WiFi is limited(welcome to rural Ireland). The reason for our slow reponses

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are flexible with time off, we can arrange your days off to suit everybody
    WiFi limited in the house
    We have bikes for you to borrow. Alot of nearby cities are a bus/train journey away
    when we can our volunteers join in family activities.
    We want to welcome somebody into our family

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 151234164915