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My next destination:Germany - from Jun 2022 until Aug 2022 View all
I am a Journalism and International Communication student from the USA. I specialize in climate science journalism and I am passionate about sustainability, gardening, environmental restoration and animal care/rehabilitation programs.
German: Beginner and eager to learn more
Some of my favorite hobbies are gardening, writing, reading, painting, and hiking. I love being surrounding by nature and animals.
I greatly enjoy purposeful work where I can help people and make an impact on surrounding community. I have work experience in animal care (equestrian), secretarial work, journalism, and tutoring. I adapt quickly and love learning new skills.
InterestsMountainBeachNatureCampingAdventure sportsYoga / WellnessOutdoor activitiesHikingCharity workFarmingGardeningSustainabilityAnimalsLanguagesArt & designDrawing & paintingDIY & craftsWritingBooksMovies & TV
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Skills and knowledge I'd like to share or learn
I'm interested in:GardeningDIY and building projectsLife at a FarmstayEco ProjectsCharity Work
Some knowledge of:Being an elderly companionGeneral MaintenanceHelping around the houseTeaching
Able to teach about:Animal CareLanguage practiceArt ProjectsHelping with Computers/ Internet
More details about your skills
I have experience working on sustainability farms and animal rehabilitation centers. I worked on an equestrian therapy ranch for 3 summers, where I helped take care of the horses and facilitate safe interactions between the rescue horses and the community service volunteers. I have experience feeding, walking, washing, and riding horses.
I have experience in secretarial work, IT, etc. I can type 75 words per minute in English and I am proficient in Word, Excel, Sheets, Powerpoint, etc.
I have work experience as a tutor and student mentor, teaching writing, goal development, and time management skills
I am a skilled artist and writer. My paintings have won awards in regional California shows and I have published multiple articles as a journalist in the USA and the UK. In addition to articles, I write short stories and I am currently working on publishing my first novel.
I am not a great cook, but I am great at cleaning, gardening, animal care, and other household work
More details about my language interests
I am a beginner in German and learning more everyday. I am eager to be engaged with German culture and grow my language skills As a writer and previous tutor, I am able to English and writing skills!
What else ...
Some other hobbies of mine are video games, fishing, and baking. I love learning new skills and there are very few things that I don't like!!
Though I am not a great cook, I LOVE food, and will gladly and eagerly try new cultural cuisines.
I would be so honored to learn about your country and your family during my stay, and make lasting connections!! Thank you for your interest in my profile
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Special dietary requirements
I had an amazing workaway experience with Lora and learned so much about her culture and practices. I highly recommend Lora's home for open-minded workers that are interested in the magic of plants and the