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We are an Australian / French couple and our two young sons living close to the center of Castlemaine.
As well as making documentary films (Alex) and working as an engineer (Yoann) we are engaged in sport and activism in the local community.
We are politically engaged, social and love to host people. We are looking for people who want to help out around the house and possibly at the orchard.
We have loads of projects small and large and love having people come and stay with us.
Length of stay depends on what we're up to when you get in touch. We're happy to provide food and accommodation in a self contained studio in the garden in exchange for 4-5 hrs work a day.
We have a 5 year old & 2 year old and we speak French & English at home.
Types of help and learning opportunitiesArt ProjectsLanguage practiceGardeningDIY and building projectsBabysitting and creative playCreating/ Cooking family mealsHelp around the houseGeneral Maintenance
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
We are politically engaged activists alongside our other work, Yoann is an engineer and Alex is a filmmaker. We are more than happy to engage in conversation about the history and politics of Australia and much more.
Projects involving children
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We live in Castlemaine on Dja Dja Wurrung Country.
At home have a small garden which can always do with some love and small renovation projects and things on the go.
We are particularly keen on help around house and entertaining the kids who are bilingual and lots of fun.
We have a 6 year old and 3 year old so kids are most welcome too.
This host offers a language exchange
We speak French and English at home and our kids are bilingual (the younger one is just learning to talk).
Self contained studio with queen bed, lounge room, heating, cooling, wifi, sink and en-suite in our garden.
What else ...
There's some great walks nearby & so much to do in the region and Castlemaine has an amazing film, art and music scene with great gigs on every week. We can help with recommendations.
A little more information
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Can host digital nomads
The studio in our garden has a separate office and we have strong wifi.
How many Workawayers can stay?
4 hours a day, 5 days a week