Join our busy family helping with painting, gardening and around our home near Dublin, Ireland

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  • Description

    Description

    Farmhouse Just outside DUBLIN

    Beautiful quiet, verdant, rural location, 30 minutes west of Dublin City in the beautiful Boyne Valley.
    Small cattle farm, assist around farm and also some help with childcare due to various after school activities and help in house and cooking

    Help with busy active home

    We are looking for someone mature with a good helping hand ethic, common sense and cop on.
    I do not want to have to point out the obvious and hand hold, like bring in the laundry EVERY DAY, if it rains, it comes in, even if I am not at home to tell you.

    Would love someone who can help the girls declutter and organise their rooms and someone who can also put items up for sale online, as a means to get surplus items out of the house.

    Preferably have worked Full Time somewhere and lived away from home for a period of time
    Must not believe in the cleaning fairy, the cooking fairy or the laundry fairy. These fairies do not exist.
    However, the tooth fairy does exist

    Hands on Person required
    For some small tasks around the house and garden

    Upcycling project, paint some furniture pieces.

    Painter/decorator always wanted to keep sticky fingerprints at bay

    Assistance around home required and to referee the kids!!
    Looking more for hands on people at this time ie handyman, interior design inspiration, painter,

    Childminding, at most it is supervising at home while I am at an activity with another child, or if activities/games overlap, to stay at one venue while I taxi between activities.

    Beautiful rural location. 30 minutes west of Dublin City in the beautiful Boyne Valley.
    Small cattle farm, assist around farm and also some help with childcare due to various after school activities and help in house and cooking

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    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

    We live close to the historical town of Trim and the Boyne Valley and have a three ring fort on our doorstep.

    Explore the local royal canal greenway with 160km for paths along the canal

    Volunteers will see how different types of fodder are made for cattle and also will participate in the day to day running of the home

    Also would appreciate input into possible further opportunities we could pursue in our farm enterprise

  • Help

    Help

    Always looking for help in the home

    GARDENER

    internal artist / mural creator / interior decorator required, want to jazz up bedrooms, creativity hugely appreciated


    We are located In a beautiful part of Ireland, west of Dublin City, close to Maynooth University.
    We live on a small cattle farm and require an extra pair of hands.
    We have 3 children (aged 10 to 13)
    Help around farm, keeping cattle fed. Tractor driving experience will be a big asset re farm help.
    Help around house

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Sleeping within the main house
    All food provided and eaten with family.
    We also have a man/woman cave with snooker table
    Wi fi is also available.
    This is a very busy and active household with play dates, after school activities, training, matches, b&b......

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are 2.5 miles from our nearest village and there is a regular bus and train service to dublin and the west of Ireland, and once in Dublin, the country is your oyster!
    We have bikes for local exploring and there is an abundance of local places of interest to visit. We are beside the Royal Canal greenway.

    I am looking for someone to assist me in the smooth running of the household

    Duties will include, but are not limited to:

    Household duties include:
    Keeping house tidy, floors cleaned, toys in playroom, help clearing up after meals and meal preparation
    Playing and engaging with the kids, being creative, teaching them new crafts, or games, a musical instrument if you play an instrument, introducing them to your culture and new experiences.


    Cutting Grass, Chopping firewood, general gardening and maintenance of garden, paint garden shed, make flower pots........ Basically whatever you are good at, I am sure we can find a use for
    Anyone that can paint walls (internally) or hang wallpaper. If you have a talent, then feel free to use it here!!
    Herding and feeding cattle (and calves if there are any)
    Keeping farm yard in order and clear of any dangers

    We have hosted many paying guests and au pairs over the years and are used to sharing our home,

    Please note

    This is a smoke free and alcohol free home. Smoking is NOT allowed anywhere
    Guests cannot be drunk in the home, we will not allow drunk people around our children
    Drugs are not allowed, anyone found with drugs, or suspected of having drugs, or suspected of being under the influence of drugs will be required to leave. We will not endanger or family

    But we really have a great sense of humour and are fun loving!!!

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Doughnuts!!




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