After almost 4 years it is time to say goodbye and good luck to our much loved farm hand and his family.
We are a small family run farm stay business in beautiful Port Stephens, NSW (15 minutes from Nelson Bay) which can accommodate a maximum of 38 people in a range of accommodation on our 30 acre property.
We are currently seeking a new farmhand / family to live onsite from mid-August 2019 and assist with general up-keep and guest interaction in exchange for onsite accommodation and extras.
Although a farming background is not essential a love and dedication to animals and the ability to communicate well with a diverse range of people is.
It is anticipated the below tasks take up to 20 hours per week, additional hours will be paid at an agreed hourly rate. What we offer: Your own on-farm house, Gas and water supplied Electricity to be negotiated, Flexibility, A fantastic farm environment for kids
Afternoon Farm tour 2/3 times per week (farm tour takes about one and a half hours) , General animal husbandry
Property ground upkeep including lawns, weedeating, gardening.
Firewood preparation in Winter
Checking accommodation and BBQ’s prior to guest arrival
Morning animal feed out of chicken, one miniature horse and two donkeys.
Closing of chicken coops at night. Putting out bins for collection
Some basic weekly laundering. Occasional weekend cleaning of accommodation as and if required.
About the area:
15 minutes from Nelson Bay, 15 minutes from Shopping Centre
30 minutes to Newcastle, 8 minutes to local shops (post office, baker, IGA) and great beaches. Small country primary school at end of Rd
Wonderful close knit community
This position may suit persons that currently have a local part time job, semi-retired couple or a family looking for a life style change. Start date 9th Aug 2019. For further information please ask when applying.