General home help in beautiful Devonport/Auckland New Zealand

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  • Last activity: 11/01/2023

Availability

  2023 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ We are currently looking for a single or couple from mid 20's onwards who enjoys outdoor work and occasionally the company of people from different countries.

    Our home includes also a cat, called Pixie who loves her food and the warmth of the heater. We are placed right in the heart of Devonport and only 12 minutes by ferry from Downtown Auckland & the surrounding islands (Waiheke, Tiri Tiri, etc.).

    Our homely villa flows to a peaceful garden with a huge palm tree and a hammock - a beautiful spot to relax in the summer.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The historic centre of Devonport and the Community House (which offers various classes) is just around the corner from our home. Devonport, called the "seaside village" is very popular with international travellers for its cafes, shops, restaurants, art galleries, beaches and a historic cinema with great movies and shows). Yoga, Massage and Fitness centres are all on our doorstep.

    There are also lovely walks to the extinct volcanoes (North Head and Mount Victoria). Stroll through the parks and along Marine Parade to the ferry for a pleasant trip to the city or to the other islands.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    Most of the year - exept in the NZ winter time - we are looking for a volunteer(s) in central Devonport/Auckland. The help is about 3 hours per day, which involves general house-cleaning, some cooking sometimes (an "International dinner" with a glass of wine which we can share together) and a good amount of gardening ----- weeding, cutting and planting.
    Sometimes a handyman is required for painting and wood work. Helping me with computer related things ---- ESPECIALLY IMPROVING MY WEBSITE RANKING IN SEARCH ENGINES ----- is also an important part of the experience. We offer private comfortable accommodation in our garden sleep-out.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner
    Indonesian: 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

    Private accommodation in our garden sleep-out, double bed, tea & coffee making facilities in the room, wireless internet throughout the home. Please note that we only offer accommodation and do not provide food however we are very happy to share a meal occasionally. You are welcome to use our kitchen and bathroom facilities.

  • 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

    3 hours per day (max 6 days)

Host ref number: 8775621724a7

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