Volunteer at a rainforest home in Brisbane, Queensland Australia

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  • Description

    Description

    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    Welcome traveller :)

    We can take you for a minimum of two weeks.

    Longer term stay is preferred for a compatible person. There is a short trial period so both you and I together can decide if we will extend your stay.

    I have work for one person, sometimes I can take two.

    You will enjoy our family home nestled in beautiful Australian rainforest just outside Brisbane. Our home is not in the city.

    You will see wildlife, birds, reptiles, lots of nature and kangaroos.

    Our home is 40 minutes drive to Brisbane city. There is no public transport, however, I drive to the outer suburbs a couple of times a week and can take you with me. From there you can catch many choices of public transport.

    You will be staying with a household of 5 others, two cats and me.

    I do not take smokers. So if you intend to smoke please do not apply. If you would like to take this opportunity to have a break from smoking or to quit – even if it is just while you stay with us, then you are very welcome.

    We supply good, wholesome, healthy food. We do not supply sugared food, treat food, dairy products or snacks between meals. If you would like these foods, you will need to supply them yourself.

    If you are vegetarian or vegan you will need to supply your own food outside of the small serve of vegetables for lunch and dinner that is provided. You can have large serves of rice or pasta and bread with your meals. Our meals are made up of mostly meat and we rarely eat a purely vegetarian meal.

    We are very quiet people and spend our time reading or contemplating. In work times we are very structured and focused.

    I am unable to sign for your visa due to visa policy or sponsor you.

    Dates six months in advance is all that is currently released. If you'd like to book in later than the next six months, please contact me later in the year when these dates are released.

    What you will experience here are authentic, alternative people who are real and who show their emotions.
    :)

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will benefit from the peace and quiet of the forest. It is rejuvenating, cleansing and healing. You will breathe incredibly fresh air and drink pure water directly from the rain. You will share a comfortable home with amazing, intelligent and thoughtful souls.

  • Help

    Help

    You get three meals a day and accommodation in exchange for four hours of work a day. 5 hours per day 5 days a week

    Your tasks are housework, cooking, cleaning and a little garden work. Occasionally there is some building, fixing, administration, computer help and other random stuff.

    You will be required to cook a quick, simple, healthy meal each night. You do not need to be a chef. We eat very simple food, that is easy to prepare. Meat, rice and vegetables or a one-pot meal are perfect. You will need to be able to follow our recipes in English and cook it on your own without help.

    We are meat eaters. I don't mind if you don't eat meat although you will need to prepare and cook meat as part of your tasks.

    We supply good, wholesome, healthy food. We do not supply sugared food, treat food, dairy products or snacks between meals. If you would like these foods, you will need to supply them yourself.

    We are very busy people who work from home, in the community and in Brisbane, so you will need to be able to do your tasks independently. We are not very social people. We enjoy taking our meals together. And outside of meal times, we prefer to do our own thing.

    You must be independent and ok with working on your own, and spending time on your own as many times I am in my office all day and the others are at work.

    If you let me know what work you are good at, I'll do my best to give tasks relevant to your skills. :)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have your own bed in a shared space.

  • 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

    5 hours per day 5 days a week

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