Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United States
05/08/2018 - 05/08/2028
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:
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
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
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! :)
Babysitting / child care
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
I have volunteered in projects teaching English to children living in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro (Tabajaras, Vidigal and Rocinha)
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.
Always smiling :) and..
Funny (true story)
And more... :)
I'm a kid at heart, so I'm great with kids!
English, Turkish, pouco Português.
Instagram Account @annabigay
Special dietary requirements