Ellie

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  • My status

    Travelling

  • Description

    Hi, I'm Ellie!

    I'm from the UK but have been enjoying living in Canada for the past few years. In that time I've helped at a wide range of workaways, which have consisted lf many jobs, involving carpentry, gardening, animal care, painting etc. I enjoy the diversity of jobs presented to me.

    I love workaway for many reasons, but in particular due to the amazing humans I've met from it. Learning about new people and their backgrounds is really interesting. It has given me a new perspective on life, and opened my eyes to options outside the standard 9-5 way of living. I feel like I've learnt many important life lessons from each and every workaway so far.

    I am happiest when surrounded by animals, be it at a rescue center, seeing wild animals in their natural habitat, at a sanctuary, or a home with pets. So being around animals would be a bonus!

    I’m active, reliable, hard working, energetic, love learning new skills as well as improving what I already know, and trustworthy. Some of my hobbies include: hiking, travelling, dog sitting and walking, rock climbing, canoeing, visiting art galleries, snowboarding, yoga, being creative with food and art, and attending gigs.

    I have been vegetarian for 19 years, and vegan for 5, so staying at a workaway that can accommodate, or allows me to cook for myself, or is willing to try vegan food, would be ideal.

    Also, I have a full Canadian driving license and a vehicle.

    Thank you for taking a look over my profile :)

  • Skills and knowledge I'd like to share or learn

    I'm interested in:  

    DIY and building projects
    Life at a Farmstay
    Eco Projects

    Some knowledge of:  

    Gardening
    Being an elderly companion
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Helping with Computers/ Internet
    Teaching

    Able to teach about:  

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Helping around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Art Projects
  • More details about your skills

    I am very comfortable in animal care, gardening, general tidying and small maintenance jobs

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Age

    28

  • What else ...

    In general I'm a reliable, happy, enthusiastic, positive, and honest person. The opportunities and experiences Workaway has provided so far has been incredible, so I'm excited to see where else it will take me. I've only got a short amount of time in Canada, so I really want to make the most of it.

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements
      Vegan

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