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Help in the heart of an ecovillage, Queensland, Australia

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Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    I am developing my home into a wholistic sustainable lifestyle earthship in the world's first permaculture village with 2 United Nations Awards.

    We have the fastest internet in Australia. I am after self-motivated happy fit helpers for cleaning, gardening, building and all sorts of amazing projects and adventures.

    All projects on the property are not for profit . I invest my time, money and resources in creating more sustainable futures worth living into.

    I have 25 years of experience in natural health and Sustainable Life Style development.
    I am passionate about connecting people to like minds who wish to live into the paradigm shift one breath at a time.

    I am a musical instrument maker and developer of the Slide Didge.

    I love any excuse to get out into exploring nature.

    Strictly Non-Drinking Non-Smoking Drug-Free Environment. Sport, Yoga Mountain Biking Fitness, rock climbing bush walking, creeking, kayaking, waterfalls wildlife is our drug.

    We are located in the sunshine coast hinterland, 150 meters from the upper mary river. Sharing 640 acres of common land with a community of 250 people strong with a village market, bakery, great parties, farming, bamboo forest 17 dams walking tracks, music night in Maleny and much more.

    This is paradise but we are not a permaculture utopia where you get a course in permaculture gardening.

    I am looking for open-minded, easy-going, hardworking self-initiated paradigm shifters who weave goodness into a future worth living. Share the Love.

    I have a property on the Gold coast and also help manage my father's acreage in Brisbane workaways often come along to help out and enjoy these environments too.
    Hope to have some good adventures.
    The place has attracted many beautiful people with much to share. If you have read this far your probably one of them 🤣🤣😍😍

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Elderly Companionship
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will experience the best Australia has to offer in a pathway to natural health and sustainable lifestyles. Lots to share about local indigenous culture, alternate lifestyles, transition away from a consumer paradigm.

  • Help

    Help

    A great attitude is important, sometimes the task is challenging sometimes easy. 5 hours a day 5 days a week with weekends off is normal. splitting time up with tea and meal breaks and working with the weather.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    I am well travelled and easy going with people learning English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Bunk beds for singles and queen beds for couples are available. In a variety of locations within the house. We have everything we need for a top quality stay but some of it may need unpacking.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Bush walk along many tracks within community, swim in river and dams, go to community party on friday night where everyone is welcome Village saturday morning Cafe, bonfire, play instruments or have free lessons, go to upfront club music night on a monday night. Lots of fun mixed in with some hard work.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    Fastest internet in Australia. But Like everywhere sometimes the connection fails. However expect 1gb uploads and down loads on fiber connection 12gbn -200 gb on wifi connection depending on distance from wifi box. Please note that if you intend to work or study you need to be very well organised to do workaway with me so as to fit in effective hours. After the first two weeks of workaway hours is more appropriate time frame to manage studies or work as you will be more efficient in simply knowing tasks location of stuff and my general go with flow attitude according to weather, events and subsrquent changing priorities.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Yes I am open to a single campervan on the property but it makes no difference to workaway hours as I have plenty of rooms and great accommodation possibilities

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 336147534835

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