Anna

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, Thailand, Turkey, United States

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    Travel dates

    05/08/2018 - 05/08/2028

  • Badges

    Explorer
    Good Workawayer

  • 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
    Babysitting
    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! :)

  • Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    Elderly Companion
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • What skills do you have?

    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.
    I am:
    Always smiling :) and..
    Honest
    Adaptable
    Dynamic
    Optimistic
    Creative
    Energetic
    Communicative
    Funny (true story)
    And more... :)
    Extra Information:
    I'm a kid at heart, so I'm great with kids!

  • Languages spoken

    English, Turkish, pouco Português.

  • Age

    38

  • Nationality

    Australian

  • What else ...

    Instagram Account @annabigay

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies
      No

    • Special dietary requirements
      Vegetarian

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