Help us with kids and some light tasks in a peaceful countryside home in Munster, Ireland

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  • Description

    Description

    UPDATE ##
    It would be easier if anyone in Ireland at the moment due to the 2 week isolation restriction.


    We are looking for a Bubbly, energetic, mature person who will interact with our Kids and be Part of our family life and routine. If your a person who is very shy and quiet and wants to be Alone in your bedroom all the time, your Not the right person for us.

    We are a family of 4, two kids ,a school going boy Micheál 6 yrs old and a girl Amy 4 yrs old ( toilet trained).
    Very lovable, outgoing and easy going children. Love the outdoors. Live on a Farm in a quiet peaceful countryside. My husband (38)is a Sheep Farmer, Sheep Shearer and Fencing Contractor. Wife (33)a part time Nurse in local town.
    We live in a two story, 4 bedroom house, which is located in a scenic, quiet, peaceful area and is a 25 minute drive to Kenmare tourist town which is very busy in the summer. Also located on the Wild Atlantic Way. We go into town 4/5 days a week.
    Bus transport departs Kenmare town 3-4 times daily in the summer to Killarney town and cork city. There is a Train station in Killarney town also. Plenty to see and do, walks, swimming, cycling, fishing, mountain climbing, horse riding etc . Swimming pools / gym in kenmare town.
    Kids have a large outdoor play area attached to house ( off kitchen door) and can freely go out and in and is safe.
    Every chance we get, the kids love going for long walks near our home.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn and see loads and get to see the farming and family culture. When we go on family outings, you are very welcome to join us.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for a Workawayer with Good speaking English, to help mind our kids in our home and help around the house.
    I know my shift a month in advance, so u will know ur times and days in advance and can then plan for your days off.
    There are a lot of au pairs in kenmare, Killarney and cork, in which you could meet up with on your days off.

    Possibly help out 4 days a week to mind the kids and help around the house. I.e. vacuum, mop, laundry and clean up after kids. You Might have to mind the odd Saturday also.

    6yr old micheál , goes to school Monday- Friday 9am-3pm. 5yr old Amy is starting school September 2020.

    You will have your own double Bedroom en-suite ( with shower also) downstairs. Family sleeps upstairs.

    We have 5 dogs, 2 kittens age 7 weeks old and plenty sheep & lambs, cows on our farm. You will get the opportunity to see my husband shearing the Sheep also and possibly bailing silage/hay and getting to know our culture and way of life.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Your own double bedroom ensuite downstairs with shower also. Family sleeps upstairs. Your own Tv with Netflix and DVD players, with a selection of dvds to choose from and English reading books& materials. We have 2 Televisions , Wifi, Netflix , Disney plus, Sky TV. Wity regards to meal times, the day you might mind the kids for the evening, you might make dinner for 5 pm. Other days Mom will make it. We can share culinary ideas etc also. Fridge will be stocked at all times with food and help yourself whenever. Any dietary requirement you can let me know. I've also made up a folder with brouchers and information on all the tourist attractions near by. You can use my library card also if you would like to borrow books to read.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Plenty to see and do on your days off. Our Lambing season at home is April & May and Sheep shearing season June-August. So you\'ll get to see a lot also. A famous waterfall called Gleninchaquin waterfall within a few mins drive from our house. Also a lake for swimming or fishing can be used and is also few mins from house and can be seen from house. Fishing rod supplied if needed.
    Bicycle provided if needed also.
    The local town called Kenmare 25 min drive from house and we nearly always commute daily in and out. Buses leave the town and go to other various towns , e.g. cork City, Killarney, Tralee . You can enjoy loads of boat trips locally, kenmare Arts & Theater center, horse and pony trekking, swimming, fishing, hill walking, golfing, bus tours,rock climbing, shopping , local food markets,etc, not forgetting the \'Ring of Kerry\' tour.

  • 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?

    One

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    Hours expected

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

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