Must love dogs, and beach life! Family looking for bit of help around house, half way between Surfers Paradise and Brisbane CBD



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    Small family, 1 nine year old boy (at school), plus two cats and a lively dog. We both work full time.

    Live half way between Surfers Paradise and Brisbane CBD.

    Need help in the home with our pets and housework, prefer stays of 3 weeks plus we can only host singles.

    We love to spend time at the beach, walking our dog, exploring this beautiful part of the world but we also love travel and travelled all over the world before settling here.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have been hosts for over 5 years so have lots of experience...we also were backpackers once and travelled all over Australia and many other parts of the world so always keen to provide advice and good travel tales..we also have a wide knowledge of the local areas from Byron Bay to Far North Queensland as well as the rest of the world and can take our workawayers to places that are off the typical tourist tracks...

  • Help


    Our son is usually school all day so not much child care will be required. Possibly some baby sitting in evenings if convenient and some help in school holidays.

    The main help would be helping us look after our home, bit of cleaning, gardening and helping us look after our 5 year old Vizsla and our two cats. We need someone who must be able to stay at home in the mornings only, afternoons, evenings and weekends are entirely free time.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    German: Beginner
    Spanish: Beginner
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Within our 3 bedroom house, fully furnished double bedroom with separate lounge area with sofa and TV/DVD/Netflix etc..share bathroom with son only.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Please note we only accept singles as there is not enough work for two people here

    Ideally you will have a car but we are near a bus stop which can take you to train station... mainline into Brisbane (50 minutes) or Gold Coast (35 minutes to beach) and airports (1.30 hours).

    Also have a bike available (train station is within a short bike ride).

    Have the famous Gold Coast beaches, theme parks and the beautiful hinterland all nearby.

  • 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

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