Local charity projects and help care for my chihuahua in Jackson, Mississippi, USA

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi there! I'm a 28-year-old female living in Jackson, Mississippi, and working as a mental health therapist at a local hospital. I recently moved from Los Angeles and hosted several WorkAwayers there in the past. (I still do travel between the two cities, so I may be able to host you in Los Angeles too!) I'm originally from Toronto, Canada. I love meditation, yoga (though I'm a beginner), horseback riding, and OF COURSE traveling. I work as a therapist and volunteer with many organizations helping those living in poverty and the LGBTQ+ community.

    I'm looking for a cultural exchange with some light cleaning and taking care of my chihuahua as well as company volunteering with low-income kids and families. Currently, I’m also looking for volunteers to help me with social media marketing and hosting events related to yoga, meditation, therapy, and holistic healing.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Teaching
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    Jackson, MS is an underrated city with so much to offer, including great southern food and culture. It is 2 hours away from New Orleans, Memphis, and 3-4 hours to other major cities. I love taking road trips to Florida beaches (4 hours away!) and you're welcome to join me!

    I am also happy to show you around when I'm not busy at work.

  • Help

    Help

    I am looking for WorkAwayers for assistance with volunteering, hosting holistic healing events, and caring for my dog while I'm away.

    I'm currently seeking some longer-term travelers (1 month+) but I'm open to shorter stays.

    I would love for someone to accompany me to volunteer with at-risk youth who are living in poverty. For this, you must be open-minded and enthusiastic about working with children and teenagers! Many of the people we work with identify as gay, lesbian, or transgender, so you must be accepting of this.

    I also need help with more simple tasks, like taking care of my dog when I'm away (he's a small chihuahua - only 3 lbs and 13 years old), some light cleaning and tidying around the house, and if you speak Spanish, I would love to do language practice.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner
    Thai: 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

    You will share a beautiful apartment with me and have your own room. There is a pool, lounge area, and shopping areas nearby. You are welcome to eat any of the snacks in the house and cook your own food. During the week I'm usually out from 8 AM - 6 PM so I can only guarantee that I can provide 1 meal (usually dinner). I will also give you some money to go to the grocery store to buy other foods you like for breakfast and lunch.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I still do travel between Mississippi and California, so I may be able to host you in Los Angeles too!

  • 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

    Yes, we have stable wifi!

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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