Join our fun family -childcare, help around the home in Dunedin NZ.


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  • Description


    We are a family of 5. 2 working parents and 3 children (girls) aged between 8 and 2 years. We live in a beautiful old home that we are renovating. We like to spend time together, laughing, eating and exploring the wonders of Otago and NZ.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are a fun loving family that enjoys exploring our local beaches, walking tracks and parks. You will learn what is like to live and eat the NZ way.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

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    Opportunity in Dunedin NZ. We are a family of 5 (2 adults and 3 children- girls aged 3-9 years old) who need some support with childcare, help around the home in cleaning, and cooking in exchange for food and accommodation from the 22/6/17 to approx 20/7/17.

    A female with excellent English language, childcare experience, no criminal convictions and a clean drivers licence is required for this role.

    Applicants must be fun, loving, peaceful, tolerant and respectful to children's needs.
    Hours of help vary, but typically range from 1.00-5.30 3 days a week and 9 to 5.30pm x 2 days a week.
    We offer unlimited internet, 1 minute walk to bus stop, 20 minute bus to the city, 15 minute walk to the beach and a fun family home.
    We have plenty of yard chores and house renovation work for a second (partner) workawayer too if you are travelling in pairs.
    We welcome non smokers and cannot accommodate pets.
    We will need to fully vet applicants with references, police checks and an interview process. Please contact us with your interest, skills, qualifications, character traits and interests. Thanks for looking.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Own room, unlimited internet, shared bathroom and toilet.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are withing 2-3 hours drive to Central Otago and the Catlins. Dunedin is home to the albatross and yellow eyed penguin. We are within 1 min walk to the bus, 15 minutes to the city, and 15 min walk to beautiful St Clair beach.

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    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

Host ref number: 467226184232