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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 18070
Region: Northern Territory

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Last Updated: April 23, 2018

Looking for one or two helpers who can help us with the daily running of our household to stay with us and work 4 hours in exchange of accommodation and food.
You will have your own room with double bed and ensuite.
We also have a pool in the back yard to cool down in.
I work full time so unfortunately do not have time to take you sight seeing as much as I would like to! Although you are of course welcome to explore in your own time and happy for you to come along on our activities which are usually kids birthday parties, water parks and rugby training!
We cannot cater to special diets or vegetarians - sorry!
We have a cleaner come in fortnightly as well so itís not just cleaning you need to do!
Things we need help with are:
Cleaning windows (there are A LOT!!)
Cleaning the house
Cooking and cleaning up after meals
Garden maintenance (cutting the long grass)
Childcare - I would love to be able to go to the gym in the evening..
Washing up/dishwasher
Making beds
Emptying bins
There is Zuccoli parade shops and bus stop around the corner that can take you to Palmerston interchange. But it would be easiest if you have a car. Unfortunately I cannot take you around and pick you up in the middle of the night.. as most of the time I am on my own with the kids while my husband works away.
We have 2 pet turtles and a cat called Lily.
We are a family of husband and wife. Michael is a greek aussie and I am English. I came to Australia as a backpacker doing help x (Melissa Blewitt) and met Michael.
We have 2 children together aged 5 and 7 and Michael has 5 children from a previous marriage who live with us on and off but are growing up into young adults now!
We both work full time. Michael is a builder and I am a teacher so we are at work all day during the week and struggle to get all the household and garden chores all done!
We have unlimited NBN wifi and Netflix
We live 30 minutes out of Darwin city by car and with having young children we are not a clubbing / partying household. So if thats what your after then we are probably not the place for you! But if you have your own transport then there is nothing stopping you going out!
We don't mind if you want to work one long day and take the next off etc.
I mostly need help 4pm till 8pm weekday evenings
There is public buses around but they dont generally run that late at night.

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