Help around the home on 5 acres near Gympie Queensland, Australia - Join in our fun, holistic lifestyle



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  • Description


    We are a family of four. We home-school 2 creative children, ages 11-girl and 9-boy. We have extensively travelled Australia and love meeting new people. Enjoy sharing stories of adventures.

    We live on 5 acres just out of Gympie Qld. 1 hr to the Sunshine coast and 2 hrs to Brisbane. We run a home-based business. We have a small dog, cat, talking bird and some very friendly ducks, we live a happy holistic, lifestyle!.

    Our place is surrounded by lots of wildlife – wild king parrots, Kangaroos, possums, wallabies, kookaburras, frill neck lizards, birds etc. We love the great outdoors, bush, nature, beach, gardening, camping, swimming, boating, exploring, picnics, campfires, camp oven dinners, travelling, tennis and music.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities


    You will benefit from being apart of a fun Aussie family, learning natural healthy living! Plant food and knowledge of a low tox lifestyle. Enjoy sunsets, stars, peace n quite with a rural outlook. An opportunity to learn about the local area and native animals. Be involved in growing great food in our Veggie garden, enjoy food from local produce markets. Trips to the beach & bush, exploring the local area.

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    Who loves fun, adventure, enjoys kids and the outdoors. A non-smoker who is friendly and motivated. Someone who can help with practical things around the house, garden, home duties and children. Assist with food prep, some cooking, spring cleaning, organisation around the home. Dishes, washing, cleaning, gardening in our organic veggie garden. Some help with paperwork filing. Also support with home-schooling activities. Reading/language/supervision. We have a positive approach/parenting style. (we have excursions too that a really fun! - lots of exploring )

    3-4 hrs per day - 5days per week.
    Can provide some paid work also. 10hrs max.

    Ideally staying 2-6 weeks. We want you to feel a part of the family while you’re here. We do weekly trips to the coast and would be ideal if you could come on these outings also.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    We provide meals, we follow mainly a wholefood organic vegetarian style diet with fish once a week. If you choose to eat meat, you cook it, we don’t mind! You will have internet access, own bedroom with a comfy queen-size bed and shared bathroom in our home and access to TV. On the weekends able to tag along with us or go exploring yourself in the local area. Own transport would be ideal but can accommodate those without transport.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The cooloola region has lots of amazing sights to see, beach and bush. The Sunshine coast is 1 hr away and we are happy to make suggestions of places to visit while here. But Rainbow beach, Tin Can Bay, Noosa, Malany, Montville, Eumundi Markets, Gold and Wood museums, Mary river - some nice spots.

    We will be making trips to the coast regularly, a great opportunity to explore.

    We do many outings and would be more than happy to show you our area!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    3-4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 942794444166