From: United Kingdom

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    Account Type

    Individual account

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    Travelling to

    Israel, United States

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    Travel dates

    09/08/2019 - 31/10/2020

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  • Description

    Hi, I'm Miriam. I'm a 20yrs old and fairly quiet - this may be one of the first things you notice about me. However, although I may not talk much (known as Selective Mutism), I can do many things and I am hard-working.
    In my life, at the moment, I'm spending a few years travelling and working before studying veterinary science (my current plan is such - it may change). And then I will enhance my veterinary skills by additionally studying some kind of alternative medicine because western medicine is…hmm….
    So now I'm exploring the world, meeting people and learning about cultures, seeing how I can best help on this planet, and trying to visit all of Ma Nature's beautiful landscapes and ecosystems! My interests: music is life; I do drawing and various creative things; lover of all animals; enjoy taking opportunities to try new things and learn new things; freedom of consciousness; books are better than screens (in fact, many many things are better than screens, but I still use em!); hiking is cool and I take long walks whenever I can. I have a lot of experience volunteering. I want to learn to live a life of freedom and closeness to nature. There are a lot of things I'm interested in, from history and psychology, to sustainability, God, natural medicine, music theory and climate change.

    Favourite song: Summer Day Reflection Song, by Donovan
    Favourite decade: the 60s
    Favourite thing to do: guitar + natural scenic setting
    See my 'virtual portfolio', aka instagram: @miriam_r_gallery

  • Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Charity work
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • What skills do you have?

    Knowledge of keeping animals: I have skills with lots of animals, although particular knowledge of the healthcare and keeping of birds/poultry. I worked, for many years, at my local wildlife rescue and local hen + turkey sanctuary. Recently, I did some Workaways at dog shelters and an ostrich farm.
    I have computer skills and good grammar, so I can help with websites and correcting translations to English.
    I'm hard-working, physically fit and good at taking instructions. I'll do any job, I don't mind about physical conditions. I have good general skills from working in a nursing home (cleaning, laundry, kitchen work), and from previous Workaways: some farm work, experience working in hotels. I love children and can help with babysitting.
    I love being creative, so would be more than happy to help with any art or music projects!

  • Languages spoken

    English and a little German

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  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements
      vegan where possible, otherwise no meat or fish

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