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Caring For Horses, Dogs & Maintenance On Small Rural Property


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FREE ACCOMMODATION in return for your volunteer help on our small rural property in the Murraylands of South Australia, 90km NE of Adelaide.. Your help would be greatly appreciated. Unfortunately due to government changes to 2nd year visa, volunteering is not acceptable so I can no longer sign applications after doing so for 5 years..

We are pensioners trying to maintain our rural lifestyle but due to health problems need help on our small property. Must be genuine animal lovers with some handyman skills for general maintenance around the property. You would be helping to care for Arabian bred horses and German Shepherd dogs, cats and chickens. All our animals are very friendly and use to various people handling them. Comfortable accommodation in private wing of house. We supply three meals a day, you need to supply your own extras, fruit, chips and drinks. A small fridge is available to keep your supplies cold. Be aware if you are allergic to cats as they like to sleep on beds. You will have plenty of free time to do your own thing, we usually work in the morning and afternoons are free until afternoon feed up around 4.00pm. Some work in the afternoon if not finished in morning or when we go shopping. We go shopping fortnightly to a large rural city 90km away. Wi-Fi is available .
Time and weather permitting we do some sightseeing trips. Our weather is usually mild, cold morning and enjoyable days.Come and relax from city life and constant travelling and enjoy the peace and quiet of country living, explore the Natural Reserve opposite out place and see the kangaroos and if lucky the wombats and emus. Great place to take photos, view go on for miles, superb sunrises and sunsets. We are “off the beaten track”, the beautiful Barossa Valley is approximately 45kms, the mighty River Murray 20 km down the road If experienced, our horses trained in natural horsemanship and are ridden, bareback and no bit.

  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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