Help out with animals/children on a children's ranch in Texas


United States

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  • Description


    Update: I need help with ranch animals (ponies), projects (painting, fixing, decorating, etc..), dogs and other small pets. Children's programs are on hold due to the current health situation.


    I am a retired veterinarian offering international programs for children on our pony ranch.

    I am really looking for a country & animal (& children) lover to come help.

    Our programs have been put in hold for now allowing us to work on improvement! So might be more fun for 2 travellers!
    We do have a few children still coming to work on their academics or to come ride the ponies.

    Prefer college student who understands the importance of education. Can work on own high school/college work. I can help as I am also an educational coach (in English or French) with a passion for maths and sciences.
    American and foreign students welcome. Must have references.

    Prefer quiet person who enjoys board games/reading/sketching/handicrafts, etc.... For the times when we cannot be outside!

    Hope to meet you very soon.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Binational setting: French/American. Special activities (local visits, Sea World, movies...) will mostly be on the weekends.
    Weekend activities if desired.
    Our small town is quite "western" so unusual!

  • Help


    Must be available for 3 weeks or more.
    - Help at the pony stable and with the sheep, llama, etc..
    - Help with carpentry to repair a small house, animal sheds, fence. or whatever comes up!
    - Help with cooking + house chores
    - Help girls with languages (in summer mostly)
    - Help with our small dog and pony rescue program
    - Help with dog and small pets programs
    - Habitat restoration, wildlife feeding....
    - Would also love someone able to help me with setting up a bilingual website!

    Must love outdoors, children, animals, hiking, visiting places and most of all be ready to help wherever needed.

  • Languages spoken

    French: Fluent
    English: Intermediate
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    - Own room in main house for one/two traveler(s)
    - Own or shared bathroom with 1 girl (19 years)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Must be very family oriented and want to participate in our activities.
    Should understand the importance of education.
    French or English learner preferred!
    Must be happy living in an isolated area, and love children & animals.

  • 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

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

Host ref number: 792478732935