QLD, QUILPIE - Are you able you lend a hand to Margaret while she heads to town to be with her grandson?,
Activities: Margaret is almost 85 and she needs to go to Toowoomba to be with her family as her young grandson needs to go into hospital. She has reached out for support for basic caretaking including feeding the dog, cat and chooks, helping her get her garden back under control, assistance with window cleaning and other general household tasks and there are some handyman tasks as well including some door hinges etc Her garden means a lot to her and unfortunately, at her age, it has got out of control.
Duration: 3 weeks
Accommodation: Provided or BYO
Activities: A grazier has called us for back up support as he currently lives alone on his property whilst his three sons are at boarding school in the Perth. He is looking for support with odd jobs around the farm, gardens and looking after pets as well as domestic support with cooking, cleaning, organising and other housework. He would also love the opportunity to go to Perth to see his boys if our volunteers would be comfortable in farm sitting whilst he is away. Can you show the spirit of mateship? Showing that you care and lending not only your practical hands but also you listening ears would be priceless on this placement.
When: As soon as possible
Duration: 2 weeks - or longer
Accommodation: Available or BYO
Activities: David and Hayley are looking for support with their young family. Your duties will include cooking, looking after the children and helping with making lunches, doing the school run, supervising schoolwork. There is also some work out on the station including fixing fences, some mechanical work, and general farm hand tasks.
Duration: Up to 4 weeks
Accommodation: There is a room and facilities available