Wildlife and Nature Lovers Dream near Forster New South Wales, Australia

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Austrália

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    03/06/2020

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  • Descrição

    Descrição

    Hi Workawayer's I’m Karen.

    Help needed now enhansing wildlife habitat.
    Strong, fit person preferred, 25+
    if you like to keep fit whilst taking on a challenge this is the place for you.
    Good English is nessasary.
    Work hard in the morning and enjoy the wildlife and property in the afternoon.

    The usual tasks are:

    Picking up sticks and taking them to a fire pile
    Cutting down some small weedy trees and getting them to the fire pile
    Raking up leaves
    Weeding
    Mowing
    Moving rocks about in the creek to form a rock pool
    Picking up Wallaby Poo
    House work
    Planting grass
    And more

    When you come here it's NOT all about the animals, it's working in the bush, to maintain wildlife, habitat.

    I live on 11Acres of real (native) Australian Bush with winding tracks and Rainforest at the creek.
    It contains a few rare native plants and there lots of different ferns, palms, rainforest plants, vines and very tall gum trees.
    The creek has natural beauty even when it is dry.

    Wild Possums and Wallabies wander about in the evening.

    I renovated a site office and turned it into a home to temporarily live in.
    A shipping container provides work shop and storage. And a second container has been turned into clean, comfortable backpackers accomidation but there is no heating or cooling, so you have be tough and live within the elements.

    My workawayers are allowed one square foot of wall space to leave there international mark. The wall is growing and is fun to read.

    This property is totally self sufficient which means there are no phone cables, no power lines and no water pipes........a "stand alone" solar system and very noisy generator provides electricity, water from tanks and mobile phone and wireless Internet have great reception. BRILLIANT!
    But this does mean restrictions on power and water. So peeing outside is nessasary!
    The "very noisy generator " is unfortunately beside the helpers container/room which I try to minimise while you are here, but can't garantee it won't switch on through the nite.

    Experience with manual labor is preferred.
    The work is hard but rewarding.

    The animals you might find here are:

    Red Necked Wallaby's
    Swamp Wallaby's
    Paddymelons
    Koalas
    Thousands of wild birds
    Water Dragons
    Land Mullets
    Goannas
    Bandicoots
    Snakes
    Ticks
    Spiders
    Big Ants
    Leaches and heaps more but it depends on the season.

    PLEASE DON'T APPLY IF YOUR NOT INTO HARD WORK OR AFRAID OF CREEPY CRAWLIES!!
    I only take people for short stays 7-10 days.
    I can pick you up from Taree train station, or the state to state Premier Bus/Coaches stop at Nabiac. Greyhound Busses DON'T stop in Nabiac.
    If you have your own car it's only 20 minuets to the beautiful beaches of Forster and Tuncurry or you can come with me into town on a day off.

    I'm a licenced wildlife carer and conservationist and my property is classed as "land for wildlife"
    I also have a Certificate 3 in Conservation and land management, and Cert 2 in Horticulture


    PLEASE NOTE: I only provide 3 meals a day, so if you want anything to snack on between meals or alcohol they are at your own expense.
    On Days off we usually go into town and do shopping and sight seeing but you feed yourselves.

    Contact me for any questions,
    And please include your Australian phone number for quicker communication.

    Cheers,

    Karen.

  • Tipo de ajuda

    Tipo de ajuda

    Jardinagem
    Construção
    Manutenção geral
    Cozinhar / compras
    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Ajuda nas tarefas domésticas
    Cuidar de animais
    Praticar idiomas
    Ajuda com computadores / internet

  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Learn about our Ozzie wildlife and native plants.
    How to live off grid.

  • Ajuda

    Ajuda

    Volunteer work is mainly Cleaning up after the animals and working in the bush restoring habitat.
    Also lots of little odd Jobs.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas

    English

  • Acomodação

    Acomodação

    You will have your own private room inside a shipping container, with two single bunk beds.
    It's clean and comfortable.

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    Internet reception is available if you have a smart phone and your with Telstra.
    Intermitent with Optus ok.
    Limited WiFi

    I provide 3 meals on the days you help, and any extras like snacks, sweets and alcohol are at your own expense.

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  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    2

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    Horas previstas

    5 hours a day 5 days a week

Lazing with full tummy's.
Curio. He's all grown up now. Big gentle giant.
Boonie and Jirra. Eastern Grey Kangaroo's
Kookaburra and Eastern Water Dragon

Essas classificações são opcionais e foram dadas junto com os comentários dos membros.A classificação média deixada por cada opção é exibida.

Precisão do perfil: (5.0)

Intercâmbio cultural: (4.9)

Comunicação: (5.0)















































Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 614895171296