Join our family and help with childcare for 7yo in beautiful Yanchep, Perth, Australia



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    We are young mother (30) and son (7yo), both well travelled and recently settled down in beautiful, laidback Perth, WA

    We are seeking help Monday to Wednesday mornings for before school care and alternate Sundays all day care.
    Also meal preparation/cooking

    *vegetarian or vegan volunteers
    *21 years +
    **Please do not write if you are not naturally a clean person, we need not just tidy but CLEAN volunteers

    **We have a 3 day trial period

    Arrival preferred FRIDAY or SATURDAY. Can pickup/drop off to train station or bus stop, possibly airport depending on time

    ESSENTIAL must haves (please read carefully) :
    - Plenty of energy and patience for my 7yo energetic, active, outdoorsy child, FIRM but kind, can interact well with children
    - Initiative and common sense, CLEAN and tidy
    - Comfortable with dogs
    - Non smoker and drug free

    When writing, please include your birth date and preferred dates of stay

    Looking forward to hearing from you!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • 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

    Come and become part of a young gypsy family in sunny Perth, that have a passion for travel as well. I have plenty of tips and travel advice for the new travelers! We can share travel stories
    Save some money on accommodation
    Practice your English with us, we have seen huge improvements from some of our longer stay volunteers

  • Help


    Alternate Sundays - full day babysitting

    Monday to Wednesday - prepare my son for school and walk to school. 1-2 hours in the morning
    You will be free to do as you please from approx 9am
    Dinner preparation Monday to Thursday

    You are free basically 7 days one week and 6 days the other week to find another (paid) job

    If there are two+ volunteers, there could possibly be extra work around the yard or tutoring, cooking etc

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Help is in exchange for :

    Accommodation, unlimited wifi and all meals

    We are in a beautiful quiet spot surrounded by lovely neighbours and thick plant life and bird life. Walk to a beautiful beach only minutes away
    Relax, take a break and get away from the hustle and bustle

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Please ask if any further questions :)

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    12-22 hours a week over 3-4 days per week

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