Help out with our kids and stay on a free range cattle property in a great environment 3hrs north of Sydney, Australia

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  • Última actividad: 21 jul 2024

DISPONIBILIDAD

  2024 

 Estancia mínima:  1 mes o más

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Welcome to our little slice of paradise!
    "Plans limit the possibilities of today " so if you're open-minded, like a challenge, and would like to see a real Australian way of life: WELCOME- this is the place you will never forget!

    WE ARE: Kevin, Sonja, Kaylen (5 yrs, smart, highly sensitive, energetic, loving, funny, eloquent ... ) and Karl (3+yrs , sunny, grounded, connected, cheerful, bright, playful, active ... ), plus Myka, 6 months feb2024.

    We have the honor to share life with Mother Earth on 900 hectares of grass-fed, free-range beef cattle pasture and forest. Located a 3-hour car drive north of Sydney - a short trip by Australian standards haha- you will find the serenity of green, rolling hills, the tranquility of the land, and fantastic views with eagles enjoying the breeze, whilst the ocean and local towns are just 30 min. away.

    WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU! YOU
    - would love to meet the Australian countryside on our farm with wildlife (wallabies, wild birds to eat from your hand, and lots more), cows, horses, and hills.
    - have a soft spot for children and can imagine sharing your space with them?
    - have a genuine, open heart with a compassionate and honest mind?
    - feel interested in sharing and learning new skills, or are you maybe even quite practically minded?
    - do not mind helping around the house & kids (cleaning, cooking, laundry- really just normal "shared housing"-stuff) ?
    - commit to a minimum stay of 4 - 6 weeks?

    YES? Well, please read on...

    ABOUT KEVIN & SONJA:

    Kevin is a true Australian Cowboy :-) He understands the language of nature to an impressive degree and knows every single animal of the mob! But he can not just teach you about fencing, pasture, holistic management & rotational grazing, but even more about machinery maintenance, woodwork, welding, and building if you are interested. We have a full woodworking workshop, as well as a mechanical/engineering workshop for repairs to cars, trucks, & tractors. People with the practical ability get a chance to learn to weld, and change the oil in the car ... We also have some great books on all that stuff to read if you're interested in making better decisions in your life! Simply so much info we can't include it all here...
    Furthermore, Kevin is always happy to share his knowledge and experiences of the real Aussie lifestyle and has the best travel advice.

    Sonja is originally from Germany, but living out here for several years now. She speaks German and English (as do our boys). Professionally she is a clinical psychologist, an equine-assisted therapist, and a horse educator practicing 'Natural Horsemanship'. She can help you to learn about technique and communication with these beautiful animals as well as learning about tantra, mindfulness, and meditation. It might be a great chance to expand your connection with horses (animals, nature...) to a new level. You don't have to be able to ride horses though, the horses are just complimentary to the farm situation- they truly roam free and are our friends. At the moment we do not have horses to ride on as some are too young, some too old, and others are still in training. But rest assured that the contact with our lovely herd has so much more to offer than riding and Sonja is happy to share that experience whenever possible in our busy life!

    We both share a deep passion for COWmanship and whenever possible we are happy to introduce you to a different perspective on cattle work.

    OTHER IMPORTANT THINGS TO MENTION
    - Longer stays are preferred- on the one hand because this farm is large with lots of opportunities available: 2 weeks are not enough time to relax- you need time to enjoy, settle in, unwind, and to learn new skills. On the other hand we do not want too many short-term changes in the household for our kids. Therefore, 4 - 6 weeks are a minimum. Stays of 6 months to 1 year have been accommodated in the past.

    -We do cater to vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters and if you have a food allergy we try as good as possible to accommodate your needs.

    - Motorbikes are used every day. If you can't ride yet but would like to have a go, we have a little one that's easier to learn on. We also have 4x4s for those that don't ride anything and there are lots of walks you can do if that's your thing.

    - If you are interested in instruments, gardening, planting, cooking, arts, painting, or spiritual exchange- you are very welcome to share your talents with us- We love to learn new things too!

    - We try and suit jobs to the individual's ability, but you might find yourself on the edge of your comfort zone too (they say that's where life begins!). You will almost definitely learn something - in which way ever - but most importantly, feel free to always express and communicate your limits!

    - Bookings are essential, and PLEASE KEEP US UPDATED if you change your plans.




    We have been hosting travelers for over 20 years, hosted over 500 people, and have made many friends all over the planet (many returned over the years). Seems many people find this a deeply spiritual place, taking with them memories of their insights. We look forward to sharing our special place.

    Close to the ocean- just a short drive away!
    Close to the mountains- just out your window!

    "Plans limit the possibilities of today " so if you're open-minded, like a challenge, and would like to see a real Australian way of life: WELCOME- this is the place you will never forget!

    If you have gotten this far reading the profile we would welcome an Aupair-style situation at present to help with the children but you must commit to a minimum of 3 months. If you are interested in the details just contact us.



    Heart blessings,
    Kevin & Sonja, Kaylen, and Karl!

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos artísticos
    Práctica de idiomas
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Enseñanza
    Jardinería
    Construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cuidado de niños y juegos creativos
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda informática
  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    We can share the German and Australian culture with you. We love to share our life in the ever-changing flow of nature and can support you in finding the beauty of mindfulness. We are happy to teach you important (life) skills and learn from you at the same time. Every encounter in life holds the opportunity to understand, learn and grow!

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    We love to invite you into our kitchen and encourage everyone to cook! Even if you don't consider yourself a good cook -
    practice makes perfect! It's just something we struggle to find time to do, so it's always greatly appreciated!

    We need help running the house and keeping it clean, tidy and comfortable for everyone after a hard day's work.

    There are often building projects happening of varying scales, from bird boxes and fences to eco cabins and many things in between.

    We have small fruit orchards with avocado, apricot, peach, lemon, orange and many more varieties of food trees that require some maintenance. Would love to hear from you if you have experience with permaculture or would like to learn about it together.

    All sorts of jobs that sustain and help grow daily life.
    On a side note: We don't milk cows, or feed our cows and horses daily- they are grass fed stock and roam free all year round

    We sometimes invite you to actively join us for stock work, but it's difficult to teach in one lesson so don't expect to be out there straight away. It takes time. You can always watch and learn though!

    It's a relaxed lifestyle, but always lots to do!

    Are you up for the challenge? You wont forget this place.

    Hope to see you soon!

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Alemán: Fluido
    Inglés: Fluido

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    Este anfitrión ha indicado que está interesado en compartir su idioma o aprender otro.
    Ponte en contacto con él para obtener más información.

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    Private room or caravan. Queen size beds. Shared dining and kitchen. Good food. Internet in the main house via Wifi. Shared bathroom with toilet/shower for the guests, not used by us.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    We believe that attitude is the key to success.
    Just having a 'go- attitude' is all that's required; your opportunity here is only limited by your imagination, participation and initiative!!!

    What we share with folk is worth big $$, but it will cost you nothing to stay here. After 1-month people often say: "We have spent nothing here and what a great time we had!"

    If you are a responsible driver, we are happy to share one of our cars with you (fuel at your expense). We have great sightseeing recommendations for your days off.

    You can reach us by car or public transport- please contact us for specific informations.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Este anfitrión ha indicado que le encanta acoger a nómadas digitales.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Este anfitrión puede proporcionar un sitio para autocaravanas.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

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    Horas esperadas

    4-5 hrs, max 25 hours/week

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 11419581654b

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