Tamara & None

From: United States

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    Canada

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    Travel dates

    All times

  • number of facebook friends

    Nº of Facebook friends

    261

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  • Description

    Cannot get rid of couple account....currently only myself (I'm the older one)
    TAMARA: UPDATE June 24, 2018
    In California, Semi-retired, working PT as Finance Consultant for City of Lindsay with flexible schedule July/August and Nov/December (my travel time).
    EXPERIENCE:
    NOV 2018 worked 3 weeks with All Hands and Hearts Smart Response as volunteer on hurricane relief project in St John, US Virgin Islands - Debris Removal, Muck & Gut, Painting
    JUL-AUG 2018 worked 4 weeds at Bayview Gardens B&B on Moresby Island, Hadaii Gwaii, Canadad (best place on earth!)
    MAY-JUN 2017 worked 3 weeks for pub/motel in the Scottish Highlands.
    FEB-MAR 2017 worked 3 weeks as a cat Wrangler at a rescue in Greece.
    APR-SEP 2016: Worked as the Lead Hostess for the 49th State Brewing Company, a seasonal brewpub in Healy, Alaska. Won mid -season top emplover award for outstanding work performance. Contract ended Sept 2nd - closes for the winter.
    Previous work experience:
    Worked for a small city in Central California, USA. Professional certifications: current CPR, expired Lifeguard, former Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor, AFO (Aquatics Facility Operator) exp., CIF High School water polo & basketball Official, BA in Public Administration and AA in Criminology.
    Retired January 2016 and looking for placements with a "give back" feature to them that will be helpful to others and/or the environment. Volunteered for Angloville language programs in Poland in February 2016 and also spent a week at Hungarian preschool. January 2017 I worked for a cat rescue on Syros, Greece.
    Interested in placements that work is out doors, but open to all as long as there is plenty to do ; I do not like to be idle and need to earn my keep while staying with the host. Prefer rural setting and animals would be a plus - very interested in learning new conservation and sustainability practices. I have experience coaching basketball, soccer, and softball/baseball for young children and grew up in the country with horses and other farm animals - no allergies and I know how to move around them safely.
    I have experience mentoring and tutoring children and am a past volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate for foster children which means I have an FBI/DOJ background clearance (2016). Share housing with my daughter who has 3 kids: 11, 4, 2 months so plenty of experience with children.
    *️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️*️️️️️*️️️️️️️️I have experience in the hospitality industry and am excellent at customer service, organization, and maintaining a positive vibe - I love to laugh and am not prone to bouts of seriousness HAHAHA.
    I am a very hard worker - I worked 2 jobs most of the year (ok, the 2nd job is officiating sports which is more of a pleasure than work, but it does keep me out an ad'l 4 hours after regular work day). I have a very high energy level and like to stay busy - don't mind getting my hands dirty. For downtime, I love to sit quietly and read or just watch nature. I am also excellent at internet research projects.
    Been a namny in Andorra, Taught English in Poland and Morocco, Herded cats in Syros. Greece, Feb 2017), cleaned holiday lets in the Scottish Highlands (summer 2017) - always give 100% cuz its all about immersing in the local experience.
    I am interested in everything!

  • Type of help

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

  • What skills do you have?

    TAMARA: CPR (cert expired 7/2017 and haven't yet renewed), Cooking (basic, varied including vegetarian), Cleaning (thorough and diligent), Sports Official (water polo and basketball) & Coach (basketball, soccer, baseball), AFO - experience with pool maintenance, former restaurant Owner and Bartender Extraordinaire (gotta try my lemon drops), Restaurant hostess, Accounting & Cash register operation, Horse feeding, grooming, riding, stall cleaning, conscientious about feeding times and animal needs, love animals and they love me, resort work including tourist check-in/check-out and cabin maintenance, pool cleaning and maintenance, lifeguard and swim instructor (very strong swimmer), very literate and able to teach children, catalog inventory, assist with a research project, or edit writing (English only). I am a certified diver (last dive, Mexico SEP2017) that knows my way around boats and dive equipment; I do not get sea sick. Experience with snorkeling and sea kayaks.

    In addition to being fluent in English, I am able to speak, read and write basic Spanish and am currently also working on learning Italian.
    My communication and inter-personal skills are my best attributes.
    😀

  • Languages spoken

    English, basic Spanish, trying to learn Italian

  • Age

    59 & 34

  • Nationality

    American

  • What else ...

    Happy, Harmonious, Reliable, Adaptable, Honest, Easy-going, Fast learner, Patient, Old-school work ethic, country girl comfortable in quiet rural areas.
    😀

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies
      no

    • Special dietary requirements
      no

Photos

Sloth at Jaguar Preserve-Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica Nov-2012
South Beach Miami May-2014
Zip line adventure Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica Nov-2012
Tortuguero, Costa Rica Nov-2012
Canillo, Andorra Nov-2013
My lovely Andorran family: Luis, Lassa, Nayele in Palau De Gel in Canillo, Andorra Nov-2013
Lindsay, California Sep-2013
San Clemente, California Aug-2013
Sydney - the boss of the house
Springville, California countryside (where I grew up)
NOV-14 My beautiful Andorran chicas, Nayele & Lassa
NOV-14 Camel trek Merzoga, Morocco

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