Queen Bee Organic Farm
ORGANIC FARM IN THE OTWAYS/ GREAT OCEAN ROAD
LOOKING FOR TEMPORARY/PART TIME
LIVE-IN FARM HAND/CLEANER
2 months **December and January **
(live-in optional) **December and January **
Suitable for **WORKING HOLLIDAY VISA EXTENSION **
$300 per week.
Suitable for a couple, or 2 travelling companions, or a self sufficient individual.
If you are backpacking or travelling, you love surfing, outdoors activities and gardening, or you would like to live in an eco-home on a farm for a short while this is a great opportunity to have free accomodation and paid, part time work in one of Australia most beautiful tourist destinations. It is an opportunity to save money because you can also take on an evening job such as bar-work or hospitality in one of the nearby towns, (Apollo Bay or Lavers Hill.) The work we require of you can be done in the mornings, providing you with free time in the afternoons to work a second job OR have free time.
Cleaning work: involves cleaning one or both of our AirBnB Eco-cottages, a very easy cleaning job that involves doing laundry of towels and sheets, making beds, washing floors and windows and taking out garbage. The cleaning work on both cottages can be done in 1-3 hours per day 10 hours per week
Garden work: involves weeding, pruning, mowing lawns, organic/permaculture gardening practices such as composting and companion planting , chopping firewood with a chainsaw, clearing fallen branches, using power tools to fix fences, and harvesting. 14 hours per week, 12 hours in exchange for accomodation.
PRIOR EXPERIENCE and REQUIREMENTS:
One of you must have a drivers licence and your own car or vehicle.
One or both of you must have experience with the following:
general handyman or farm/garden work; organic or permaculture gardening experience and knowledge; experience with cleaning work and general household maintenance such as mowing lawns, experience with power tolls such as a chainsaw, drill, ride-on mower and regular lawnmower, whipper-snipper and using a chainsaw; general outdoors lifestyle and camping experience; must be able to be self driven to complete tasks on your own, using your own initiative and complete tasks effectively and productively; You must have resonance communication skills and you must be reliable, and a positive cheerful attitude is preferred.
REFERNECES AND PRIOR EXPERIENCE ARE ESSENTIAL Please do not apply if you have never worked in a garden, or used a lawnmower, or cleaned houses before. We do not offer training, this is for experienced garden/cleaning workers only.
If your only experience is non-paid WOOFING or HELPX thats ok, but we must have written references and phone numbers for where you have stayed.
ACCOMODATION: A Unique, very comfortable, spacious, well insulated and clean Eco-friendly tree-house with beautiful views overlooking the Otways national park forrest. There is one double bed, and one single bed in the tree house. There is a kettle, one gas stove burner, eski, bookshelves, desk and a little deck to sit and enjoy a cuppa. The room is built around a large 400 year old tree, with beautiful views of the adjacent national park.
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