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Come and join our family Farm stay with childcare help in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

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Availability

  2023 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a young, energetic, hard working yet laid back family of 4, Mum (Alicia) works off farm as a paramedic. Dad (Chris) works on the dairy farm full time, our daughter Mia who is nearly 5yrs old and our busy 2 year old boy Fletcher.
    Our kids are both bright, bubbly, mostly happy kids who are very inquisitive and busy.
    we have chickens and lots of cows!

    Our hobbies include everything outdoors! Camping, waterskiing, four-wheel driving, snow skiing, beach, fishing. However, with the workload on the farm we don't often get much opportunity to get away.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We offer you a genuine country Australian family experience and a farm stay to help you to get out of the city and see the real Aussie way of life. We have had travellers live with us previously and have formed friendships for life. We are open, honest and caring.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    Your role would be to help out around the house, with the kids. The role will also include some cooking, light housework and some washing. Renovation would also be very much appreciated!

    Good level of English is required.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We live in a 3 bedroom house on the farm. We can either provide accommodation in a caravan on the farm or in a share house on a farm nearby.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Gippsland is a very pretty place with lush green rolling hills and lots of wide open spaces. It is gorgeous place to explore and there are even great places to go for walks on the farm! We live on 800 acres of picturesque farm land where we milk 500 cows and rear cute baby calves (June to Oct).

    Middle Tarwin is a farming area which is 5 min drive from Tarwin Lower or 15min from Meeniyan .
    There is a bus stop in both towns that will take you to the centre of Melbourne. We do most of our shopping in Leongatha or Wonthaggi which is 25min drive away. We are 15min from the beach (Inverloch and Venus Bay, 1hr from Philip Island, 45min from Wilsons Promontory NP and 2hrs from Melbourne. We encourage you to explore the local area!
    Own transport is a must!

  • 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

    Lots of space

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5hrs 5 days/week

Host ref number: 344622874224

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