Experience life on our family dairy farm near Mallow in Cork, Ireland

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Ireland

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    Host rating

    40
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  • last activity

    Last activity

    16/11/2021

  • paid opportunity

    Host offers payment

 
  2021 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    Experience a 250 cow dairy farm near Mallow in Cork. Three of us work on the farm but we need help with calf rearing and occasional milking from now until April. You will live in with our family. Mallow is a busy town with lots of sports facilities etc. It is a 30min train journey to Cork and a 2 hour train journey to Dublin.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Farmstay help
    Animal Care

  • 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

    At the end of your term with us you will be proficient at calf rearing and have a good knowledge of milking cows. Mallow is a lovely town with lots of sports facilities. It is a 30minute train journey to Cork City. The historic town if Blarney is also closeby.

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    Projects involving children

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  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help

    Help

    Your main duties will be helping with calf rearing and milking cows occasionally. Other duties may include cleaning cubicles. It would be helpful if you have some animal experience as calves can be delicate.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have your own room in our house and dine with the family for all meals. If you wish to make your own food on occasion that is fine.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Mallow has a train station so Cork City is only 30mins away and Dublin can be reached in 2 hours by train.

  • 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?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    4/5 hours per day


Host ref number: 848585824251