Learn about sustainability and make new friends in our small family run eco lodge in Hervey Bay, Australia



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  • Description


    We are a small family run Eco Lodge with a dog, cat, cockatiel and many friendly travellers. We're set on 1 acre of tropical gardens in the middle of Hervey Bay and only a five minute walk to the beach, cafes and bars. Our 2021 project is to monitor our Solar energy production and usege, extensive recycling, compost and growing our own food. We'd love to have you here sharing with us and help us to make this dream possible.
    Work is reception, cleaning and gardening 2 full days and 3 mornings per week. Free rent and a wage is offered for a 4-5 month stay starting asap.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn about sustainability and what is required to operate a small accommodation business.
    We a variety of people staying with us so there are opportunities everyday to meet new people and also make new friends in our safe friendly environment.

  • 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.

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    We require help 5 days per week for 2-3 hours on 3 days and 2 full days to manage reception and clean around the property. We will provide you with free rent, wifi, laundry and a small wage. We ask for a 3-5 month minimum stay with the option to stay longer if needed. We also help you find other paid work in local cafes and restaurants if your interested
    A face to face interview is required for this position. Singles and couples welcome to apply.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    private room with shared bathroom

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We provide our helpers with free wifi, laundry and discounted tours during their stay. We have a beautiful safe beach for swimming and watersports. Hervey Bay is a laid back nature and wildlife lovers haven. Take time to visit Fraser Island, Lady Elliot Island and See Humpback whales between July and October.

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    • 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

    We have free wifi in rooms, common room and outdoor areas

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    Hours expected

    3 hours per day 3 days per week and 2 full days

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Host ref number: 878931633263