Help in Marlo, Victoria with animals, gardening and carpentry



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    Hi, I am situated Far East of Victoria en route to Sydney via the coast. I am an owner builder. My home is eco built, have own power water and some food. I work part time in disability as a carer. I have a beautiful Staffordshire, kelpie cross female dog. Two friendly ex feral indoor cats that have a run. 3 horses and 1 Shetland 1 miniature pony.

    I love nature, bush walking, swimming, horse riding, and am very creative.

    I am vegetarian eat a little fish and like to sing, mad keen gardener, grow my own food.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Help


    Hand made lime rendered home, with organic garden, and horses, 1 is totally blind. Plenty of wildlife property used to be a w/s. shelter.

    Mulching the garden, carpentry, general farm help.

    Cooking and painting, also help with the horses. 1 Andalusian mare currently being trained. Would love some help, and company, great time of year for swimming.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Queen bed, in own bedroom. Ocean views, lime rendered room with bridge beams. Cool room in the summer. Part of main house.

    Set on 179 acres of wet lands, and coastal bush.

    Close to Snowy, Brodrib and Yeerung rivers.

    Alternative home on solar power and rain water. I am not a productive farm have animals as pets, friends.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can walk on a coastal forest track to a secluded beach. Or drive /ride to a surf beach 2km.

    Its 6km to the mouth of the Snowy river, where it meets the ocean.

    Bike riding, swimming, horse riding, kayaking, surfing, snorkelling, Gym in Marlo.

    There is a Bus from Marlo 11 km away, to Melb also from Orbost. I am 26 km to Orbost. Foxtell TV. Buchan Caves and World Heritage Errinundra Plato 1hour 15 min away. Great oceans, rivers and dams to swim in when it is hot..

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 963815565369