Rebecca & Megan

From: United Kingdom

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    Norway, Switzerland, United Kingdom

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    Travel dates

    29/10/2019 - 29/10/2020

  • Badges

    Super Workawayer

  • Description

    Two adventurous girls who met in the Swiss mountains in 2018.
    Ready to share our skills and learn lots along the way!

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

    Some knowledge of: 

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Being an elderly companion
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Life at a Farmstay
    Eco Projects
    Helping around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Helping with Computers/ Internet
  • More details about your skills

    Hospitality - managed a hostel in the Swiss Alps and team leader for Cardiff University's student union.
    Outdoor instructor - mountaineering, rock climbing and high ropes - UK & NZ.
    Multi activity sports coach - UK & NZ.
    Teaching english as a foreign language in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia.
    SAE LAO Project Laos - organic farming practices and environmentally friendly building techniques.
    Humanitarian aid work - Fisherman’s Rest, Malawi.
    BSc Biomedical science - Cardiff University.
    Hospitality - restaurants, hotels & lodges.
    Animal care - previous workaways spent on husky farms in northern Norway.
    Childcare - au pair Switzerland.
    Language skills - German, Norwegian, Danish.
    BSc Anthropology - University College London.

    Recent Workaways:
    1. September 2019: Numbi Valley Permaculture Farm - South Africa.
    Caretaking of the farm for Kath & Ross. Building the cob house extension - collecting, transporting, sieving sand to make cob. Also painted the guest cottage, looked after chickens, weeding in the veggie gardens, removal of invasive species from the olive orchards.

    2. October 2019: RockUp Adventure Activities & Farm Help - New Zealand.
    Instructors & Assistants to all of RockUps activities e.g. Rock Climbing, Archery, Inflatables, Team Building etc. Loading and delivering the equipment with trucks & trailers.
    Farm help involving the care-taking of chickens, cattle and sheep. General gardening & removal of invasive species.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    German: Intermediate
    Norwegian: Intermediate

  • Age

    27 & 26

  • What else ...

    We are looking to gain experience as we travel around the world together - ready to get out hands dirty and our minds challenged.

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements