Help out an Australian with his hobby farm in Alberta



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  • Description


    Im a semi-retired Aussie expat living on a small acreage about 30- 40 mins east of Edmonton. I have been here for 10 yrs and would love the opportunity to share the beautiful Canadian Spring and Summer with some volunteers and show them how an Australian lives in rural Alberta.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Help around the house

  • 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
  • Help


    After our long winter its time to get outside and paint some fences, tidy up the acerage and prepare the veggie garden for our summer afternoon BBQ sessions.The property is a small hobby farm where we grow our own veggies and fruit and agist horses over the summer months.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    The property is a 4 bedroom/3 bathroom house on 20 acres. You will have your own bedroom plus bathroom and separate living area. Meals are supplied and shared.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are in a fairly remote area, so candidates would ideally have their own transport, though this is not mandatory. The property is 5 km east of Elk Island national park where you can spot Moose,Elk,Beaver, Buffalo,Deer etc. We also get local wildlife commonly frequent the property.
    5km from local sporting complex and 1/2 an hour to West Edmonton Mall, one of the worlds largest shopping complexes.
    Come and share life with an Australian on this peaceful working hobby farm in rural Alberta.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected


Host ref number: 774663132717