Petrina

From: Malaysia

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    Account Type

    Individual account

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    Travelling to

    Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama ... more

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    Travel dates

    01/03/2019 - 12/12/2020

  • Badges

    Top Workawayer
    Explorer

  • My status

    Travelling

  • Description

    Helloo! I'm Petrina from Malaysia and I'm very excited to help out here and there while travelling.
    When I was a teenager, I used to be involved in several missionary projects around South East Asia, where we would build bridges, paint buildings, choreograph performances for orphanages and the like. As adulthood and a full-time office job came along, such opportunities have lessened but I sure miss it.
    In 2013, however, I quit my job and went to America to be an Au Pair for one year. I had a wonderful time with the 3 kids and their family. Definitely picked up a lot of domestic skills throughout that year.
    I love volunteering at festivals to help set up and build stuff. I may not have any carpentry background, but give me a tool and instructions and I'll be more than happy to follow them.
    From June 2015 - July 2016, I hitchhiked from Stockholm back home to Kuala Lumpur by myself, with the tiniest budget. So I'm more than happy to rough it out or get dirty and muddy. I enjoy working around people. Or going solo. I love being at new places. Being out from big cities and in the midst of nature is always the best. I'm very low-maintenance. And extremely willing to learn.
    So I'm looking forward to working with you and learning and helping out wherever or whoever. :)
    ¡Hasta pronto!

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

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Eco Projects
    Helping around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Helping with Computers/ Internet
  • More details about your skills

    I don't think I have outstanding skills, but I can do a good job.
    I am a good cleaner and a better than alright cook.
    I'm relatively comfortable with tools.
    I love tending a fire.
    I'm good at writing. Average at painting. But I enjoy both.
    I'm a great listener, if you consider that a skill.
    I'm also really patient. I smile a lot.
    I've been cutting my own hair for over a year now, so I could probably give out decent haircuts.
    Everything else, as long as it's not Maths, I can learn. ;)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Malay: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Age

    34

  • Nationality

    Malaysian

  • What else ...

    I have a pretty good track record with all my previous employers and colleagues!
    My Au Paring host family had no complaints either.
    I've only Workaway-ed once previously, that was in Turkey. And the bosses were really pleased.

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies
      Nope.

    • Special dietary requirements
      Not at all. I'm very simple when it comes to food. I do love butter though.

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