Help us with general maintenance, child care, and gardening in Tasmania

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  • Description

    Description

    We live in a lovely property 30 minutes outside of Hobart, with fruit trees, a large vegetable garden, bees, fish, and chickens. We have a 6 year old son who is engaging, creative, curious, and funny. We would love help around the property, with gardening, property maintenance, housekeeping, and child care.

    We can offer a private bedroom, plus meals. Depending on our other visitors, you may have your own ensuite. The guest bedrooms are on the opposite side of the house, so it is very private. There are lots of walking tracks around the area, you can walk to the local beaches, and there is bus service in to town. Additionally we travel to Hobart about once a week and are happy to give lifts. We would be happy to take you with us on small excursions when we explore the land and sea.

    We are looking for someone that would be interested in integrating into our family life for the length of your stay. We would prefer someone with a drivers licence, but that is not essential. Non-smoker preferred.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have spent a lot of time overseas, and happy to teach English to people for whom English is not a first language. Also we will involve our helpers in any camping, hiking, or fishing activities that we do while they are around. If we can't go out ourselves, we will do our best to facilitate sightseeing in the local area.

  • Help

    Help

    We recently moved to the property, and need help around the grounds, maintaining, gardening, cleaning, etc. We also plan to do some small building projects, and can use help there. Additionally, we have a young son, and would be grateful for some child care. We are very easygoing, and flexible with respect to the time and schedule. We are happy for you to set your own schedule for the most part. Occasionally there will be time-sensitive jobs, but primarily they can be completed at your leisure.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Intermediate
    Indonesian: Intermediate
    Italian: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    I speak English fluently, and would love to improve my French (passable), Italian (poor), and Indonesian (conversational once!)

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have a room of their own, with ensuite (depending on our other guests). You will be invited to become part of the family, participating in meals and family excursions.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are lots of great things to do in Tasmania - beaches, hikes, walks, city activities. There is a public bus, and we go into the city regularly as well as going on excursions throughout Tassie.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Approx 20-25 hours per week, flexible with timing

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Host ref number: 664798327313