Help on a small hobby farm in the beautiful hinterland of Byron Bay, Australia

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Australia

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    11/06/2021

 
  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello,

    We are a family of 5 on a 5 acre property in the beautiful hinterland of Byron Bay. We speak English and Spanish at home as we are both of south american decent and welcome all nationalities.

    Centrally located with 5 mins drive from the quaint village of Clunes, 15mins to lismore and 30 mins to Byron. Just a short 5 minute drive from the stunning rainforests around "Minyon Falls", Rocky Creek Dam & Whian Whian falls. Every 2nd Sunday there is the famous Channon craft market just a 10min drive from where we are.

    Our property gets regular visits from koala's and Wallabies, Goannas and Echidna's as well as an array of birdlife.

    We have 2 gorgeous dogs, a cat, chickens and three piglets.

    We are interested to meet and assist travelling couples (or 2 friends) in exchange for assistance with property maintenance, painting, gardening, weeding and veggie gardening, cleaning, and a few small building projects if the skills are there etc.

    At this stage we are looking for couples (or 2 friends) who are are 24 years old or older.

    Usually we ask for 4 genuine hours per day / 5 days week or 20 hours/week - it can be spread out over the week in whatever way suits YOU!

    In return we offer you accomodation in a 6 berth caravan with access to seperate toilet and shower facilities. The caravan has a fridge and cooking facilities, a double bed and 4 single beds. dinner will be included daily.

    Free WIFI access.

    Oh: We are a Non-Smoking Household...
    Also: we can ONLY accept people who have their own travel-(including medical) insurance!
    And: it really would be best if you have your own car as there is little public transport around here.

    Look forward to meeting you!
    Cristian and Silvina

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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  • 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 are a multicultural family with an aim to become self sustainable and live off grid on our 5 acre farm. You will gain knowledge and experience in running our farm. we have chickens, pigs and a vegetable garden that we are trying to expand.

  • Help

    Help

    We would require help with general gardening and permaculture garden projects, taking care of our animals and general work around the property.

    some of the jobs are;
    1. helping build and maintain our farm fencing
    2. helping to maintain our chickens and piglets
    3. general gardening and weeding
    4. helping to build our permaculture garden
    5. help constructing an extension to the farm house

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    6 berth Caravan with seperate shower and toilet facilities

    We will provide dinner daily. The accomodation includes a fridge and cooking facilities for breakfast and lunch.

  • 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.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week


Host ref number: 665476846652