Home away from home with a family in Perth, Western Australia

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  2022 

 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

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  • Description

    Description

    Project: Help around the family home.

    We are a family of five who are proud to call Perth our home.

    Perth is a beautiful city, we are only minutes away from the city centre with Kings Park, Matilda Bay on the banks of the Swan River and of course the stunning beaches nearby (Cottesloe, Swanbourne and City Beach).

    We are excellently serviced by public transport (200 metres away) and our location is central for University of WA, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, QEII Medical centre, Claremont Quarter shopping precinct and close to Northbridge, Perth, Subiaco, Cottesloe and Fremantle. You will also be able to use our bikes and possibly even our camping equipment.

    We love to travel and in between travel we enjoy meeting and hosting travellers. We have realistic expectations and look forward to the rich and diverse cultural exchanges work away will provide us.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will experience living as a local, gain first hand knowledge of our area and lifestyle and the joy of living in Perth.

    We offer you the opportunity to stay with a family unit, to interact with all of us and to experience life from this perspective. We enjoy picnics, bbqs, swimming at the beach, and day trips exploring. We can share our language skills, and exchange stories. We love travelling, we love to host and be hosted, and are keen to hear your travel recommendations.

    We prefer a minimum one week stay with a view to extending with the right workawayers. This gives us both an opportunity to make sure we are a right fit. Please, if you feel this is something you can achieve and require more or less time, please apply and we can work on this!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    During the week we may need assistance with some projects around the house, and help preparing meals.

    Saturday and Sunday off to allow you to work or travel and explore our wonderful city / countryside.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️We do have some flexibility, please ask and we will happily consider options*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️

    We need a responsible, self sufficient, friendly person who can help independently.


    Please include the following *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Bing is the best cat ever*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ in your message to us.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Beginner
    Tagalog: Beginner

    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

    You will have your own bed in a lockable bedroom, wifi, Netflix, desk, and shared amenities. Linen provided. Your room has heating/ air conditioning.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ We have a cat (Bing) who lives outdoors but wanders through the house occasionally, and a few critters.*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️

    We want people who have a genuine desire to meet and experience a cultural exchange.

    We expect around 20 hours in return for board and meals on those days
    This is usually self serve breakfast, lunch and shared dinner. As we are an active family, we allow for flexibility - you can prepare your own meals or share ours. If you are keen on cooking or baking that's a wonderful way to contribute.

    We do expect assistance with meal preparation, clearing up dishes and any other tasks that you would normally do in your home.

    You can make use of our amenities, wifi, washing machine etc. please limit showers to five (5) minutes. Please tidy after yourself and do not bring guests home overnight. Smoking permitted outdoors only. Please come through quietly if you are out late.

    Public transport is excellent, buses into the city run every 5 minutes and to other locations 10/15 minutes. Shopping, movie theatre, sporting complex, restaurants, takeout, cafes, picnic /bbq areas, are all within walking distance. You will be able to use bikes, sporting and maybe even camping equipment also.

    We can give you recommendations on day trips, or longer sojourns across the state. There's always something to see and do, it's a matter of finding out what takes your fancy. We enjoy eating out so also happy to share our local secrets.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    4 hours or as negotiated, 4-5 days a week

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