All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 50
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 34248
Region: Western Australia
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Last Updated: April 7, 2015
2nd Year Visa - Fabulous Horse Stud
We are a small family farm only about 60kms from Perth. We grow truffles, wine and horses. We have a small village situated only 5 kms away and the village includes a pub, shop, post office, school/preschool etc. The position is very varied in that you will be doing any manner of things including working with horses, in the trufflery and vineyard, mowing lawns or gardening and some construction work.
We have our own Facebook page at Noblewood Woofers so you can checkout photos etc of our previous backpackers and how they have enjoyed the farm.
The position is for 5 days per week (Monday to Friday) with Satuday and Sunday your day off approximately 6-7 hours per day
Our volunteers are part of our family and it is important to us that they have a wonderful Australian experience. We have between 4 and 5 volunteers from all nationalities working on the farm at any one time.
Duties include but not limited to:
• Some basic farm work eg mowing, watering, gardening, feeding horses and some construction work.
Other required attributes:
• Drivers licence would be great
• Good English would also be great
• Someone who likes animals is a must
• Shared room in a new cottage near our house
• Meals bursary (all meals included)
• 2nd year visa sign off
• Free wifi
• Good telephone reception
• Shared motor vehicle for personal use
• Experience country Australia
• Insurance cover
We are a member of the WWOOF Association and are a registered WWOOF host number WP212
We and provide accommodation, working conditions and salary conditions as per the WWOOF guidelines. Our volunteers are also fully covered by Workers Compensation Insurance and we are able to provide full second year visa documentation. Working on our farm provides experiences to volunteers in organic farming/gardening techniques. We provide all food and clean, comfortable accommodation to travellers and students in exchange for approximately 6 hours of farm/gardening type work per day. We provide a safe haven for volunteers and engage in mutual cultural exchange and all our volunteers are treated with respect and consideration.