From: Australia

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    Account Type

    Individual account

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    Travelling to

    Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Peru, Portugal, Spain ... more

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    Travel dates

    05/08/2018 - 05/08/2028

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    Good Workawayer

  • My status


  • Description

    Hi there!

    I am an Australian travelling the world without plans or timeframes and I have the goodwill and good willingness to help and work anywhere in the world.

    To date, my workaway project tasks have varied and included:
    Teaching English
    Activities with children
    Designing posters for events
    Shopping for general needs and equipment for schooling
    Teaching a life-skill (hairdressing) to a women's group
    Feeding chickens
    Watering plants, planting and harvesting
    Reducing trash, reusing where possible, and recycling
    Stripping paint, sanding and painting
    Cooking fresh homemade vegetarian meals
    Household cleaning, including removing mold off walls and ceilings
    Sanding and varnishing floors
    Repainting the interior of homes
    Live-in Nanny to one child aged 7, and
    Live-in Nanny to 3 children between the ages of 5 and 12
    General household chores
    Looking after dogs at a rescue shelter
    Hostel (Pansiyon) work, including bar work and preparing meals
    Work in a boutique hotel, checking guest in and out, coffee and bar work, preparing breakfast and dinner (speciality is an eggplant pasta dish, must try!)
    Free time included beach time, hikes, playing card games, jiu jitsu drills and rolls, learning Portuguese, being part of the local community and having a laugh 24/7! :)

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

    Some knowledge of:  

    DIY and building projects
    Being an elderly companion
    General Maintenance
    Life at a Farmstay
    Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Helping with Computers/ Internet

    Able to teach about:  

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

    I have volunteered in projects teaching English to children living in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro (Tabajaras, Vidigal and Rocinha) and completed an english immersion program with Pueblo Inglis in Spain.

    I have the physical strength to participate in hard labour and am a very active person (and I also love rolling in Jiu Jitsu)!

    I am a certified Personal Trainer and successfully instructed many group and solo workout sessions.

    I am also a certified Hairdresser and Barber of 18 years and successfully operated my own salon, managed many salons and worked as a Barber on the Royal Caribbean - Liberty of the Seas.
    I am:
    Always smiling :) and..
    Funny (true story)
    And more... :)
    Extra Information:
    I'm a kid at heart, so I'm great with kids!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Turkish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Intermediate

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  • Nationality


  • What else ...

    Instagram Account @annabigay

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements