Help on our farm with cleaning, gardening, babysitting /childcare & general farm help on Kangaroo Island, Australia

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  • Description

    Description

    *travel history may be required due to covid 19 restrictions

    We are a farming family on a 2,000 hectare property on Kangaroo Island.

    We run free range chooks for eggs, sheep & a few beef cattle, we also grow crops for grain to feed back to our chooks.

    We have Maremma stock guardian dogs protecting our chooks from predators.

    The farm house is currently used as office & employee lunch & wash room & accommodation for helpers. Family live nearby in another area of the farm.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Experience farm life on Kangaroo Island while interacting with farmers & farm hands. Learn about pastured free range egg farming. Opportunity to explore this beautiful part of South Australia.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for help with cleaning, gardening & tidying up the grounds & also some general farm help. 3 hours per day, 5 days per week in exchange for accommodation. Or maximum 15 hours per week with full days off to allow time for exploring the sights of our beautiful Island.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation is in the separate farm house (currently used as farm office & employee lunch & wash room). Self contained, 1 bedroom & 1 bathroom with the kitchen & bathroom being shared with other farm employees during the day as their lunch & wash room. Volunteers are to provide & cook their own meals.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Would suit couples or two friends travelling together. Our farm is located 25km from Kangaroo Islands main town of Kingscote so your own transport would be a great advantage, although there is a bus going past the farm gate twice a day. Wifi is available & if you have a Telstra mobile phone you will have signal at the farm.

  • 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.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week (meals not included)

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