Hi I was a family of 2 adults and 4 children, I am now a solo mum with a 2 year old and 3 year old at home, a 19 year old heading overseas and a 14 year old son away at boarding school.
PROJECTS WE WANT HELP WITH (we also own a sawmill so have access to timber)
Garden Beds for veges
Build a small cabin
Build a childrens playhouse/ treehouse
Add on to house
Paint window frames and stain house
OTHER TASKS AVAILABLE
Gardening, making new gardens and weeding existing
Helping with Children
Helping organise house - kitchen cupboards etc.
I ALSO WELCOME ANY ART PROJECTS TO BRIGHTEN UP OUR BACKYARD AND HOUSE
We are happy to have a communal dinner, and food available for breakfast and lunch - which you may need to help yourselves too as I am busy with children in the morning.
We have a list of jobs, chores and projects up on the wall and invite you to choose what you would like to do, and ask for 4 hours contribution per day and to be done at a time that works for you around your daily travel plans. We like open honest communication and will endeavour to rectify an issues that may arise, mostly we hope you enjoy your stay with us, I am very laid back and sociable. :)
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
There is plenty of opportunity to help in different areas, childcare, gardening, farm work.
Option of a large caravan or sleepout with ensuite. Able to accommodate families.
Google Coromandel New Zealand and you will discover the amazing things you can do around the area, loads of beaches, fishing, great ranges to go trekking in, horse riding, surfing. It is a summer playground. There are also a lot of hippie communities that you can visit too. There is also a surf school about 1 hour away.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week