From: South Africa
13/10/2019 - 14/11/2019
Hi there, I moved to The Netherlands in 2016 because I've always wanted to live in Europe.
I grew up in South Africa am an EU citizen through my family being Italian.
English is my home language & I understand Dutch quite well but don't speak it that well.
I've recently ended my career as an assistant accountant to start a business offering adventure / activity group travel for women. Doing Workaways has been great to be busy and have some variety of duties during the day & then a few hours to focus on my business.
Professionally I'm a bookkeeper & event organiser & have been doing this for about 8 years. I've helped at my parent's lodge in Mozambique over many busy seasons, as well as at a small hotel in Johannesburg & my first Workaway - in The Netherlands at a BnB.
I really love hospitality work, helping with guests, planning activities for them & doing restaurant & kitchen duties. I find housekeeping relaxing for the quiet & focus.
I also enjoy manual work like renovating, gardening & general DIY, my experience coming from renovating homes we've lived in & other Workaway trips. I prefer to work alone & independently, or atleast not in too big a group of other Workawayers so we can each be responsible for our own standards & contributions.
I’m an animal lover, especially dogs, horses & most farm animals. I always feel comfortable & quite at peace when I'm in their company.
In exchange from a host, I'd love to learn about their country, their customs & culture, & to be a part of the family.
I believe in hard work & having a sense of humour & above all else being a good human being & helping other people feel the same way.
Thanks for reading my profile.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
Renovations: Painting, gardening, planting vegetable gardens, restoring & repairing furniture.
Guest services: Reception, reservations, helping with local tours & sight seeing,
Tourism: Guiding walking, horse or cycle tours.
English (native), creative Dutch!
Special dietary requirements