Experience a sheep farm in the Fitzgerald Biosphere, Australia



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  • Description


    We seek a volunteer to help on on our property near Ravensthorpe (between Albany and Esperance) that runs 1,000 sheep. People who love the peace and quiet of the bush, native plants and animals, bushwalking and cycling will enjoy it here. Our farm is close to the Fitzgerald River National Park and beautiful beaches are 45km away.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    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

    You will get a unique experience working on an Australian sheep property. There are also opportunities to see native animals "up close".

  • Help


    Help includes looking after the vegetable garden and orchard, fencing, general maintenance, construction, wood cutting and collecting, and sheep work. Lambing occurs in August-September and lamb marking in October. Ability to drive a manual vehicle is an advantage.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation is in a caravan. All food provided. You can create your own meals most of the time and dine with us in our house sometimes. So you need to be able to cook or at least be willing to learn! You need to be self-sufficient and able to entertain yourself as you will be on your own a lot of the time.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We a person who is reliable, self-motivated, enthusiastic, physically fit and willing to work unsupervised. You must be able to understand and speak English.

    We work 5 days a week (Mon-Fri) for 5 to 8 hours per day, depending on what needs to be done. Weekends are spent exploring the local area or just relaxing and reading a book.

    We welcome people from other countries. We can collect you from the bus which travels via Ravensthorpe -see for timetables.

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    • 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 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 571274372155