We are looking for 1 - 2 people to help with weed picking and other jobs on our farm.
Date of arrival on the farm is Wednesday 5th August , with work commencing on the 6th August
The accomodation would suit a couple or 2 good friends who are happy to share a double bed.
Pick up / drop off is from Berry train station. Berry is an easy 3 hour train trip from Central train station in Sydney, on the south Coast line, requires one change at Kiama station and if you sit on the east side you will see coastal scenery. Our farm is located in Wattamolla, a 10 minute drive from Berry.
5 days work is being offered , 8 hours per day , $100 per day . If the weather is bad and its too wet to pick , you are welcome to extend your stay to ensure 5 days of work is achieved
Picking weeds is not difficult, but you will spend your working days in the paddocks, so bring hats, sunscreen, water bottles, covered shoes and wet weather jackets.
Our farm is not registered to supply work for those looking for visa extensions so your time with us will not go towards your application.
Accomodation will be in our small dairy room which has a microwave, kettle, toaster, crockery, small bar sized fridge, heater and a double bed with all linen with, an electric blanket and towels.
You will need to bring your own food and prepare your own meals. Berry has an IGA supermarket, weekly farmers market and we can take you to town as needed to buy supplies.
Outside is a large gas BBQ with all kitchen utensils, pots pans etc .Your own bathroom facilities are in the farmhouse, a 50 metre walk away. You are welcome to use our laundry facilities .
Please note No smoking in buildings.
Due to the current COVID situation, please respect social distancing guidelines and adhere to hand hygiene when you enter and leave the farmhouse. Our small community is Covid19 free and you must not of have been unwell, infected or in contact with Covid 19 individuals within 3 weeks of your arrival to our farm. You will find Wattamolla a perfect place to practice social isolation !
We have had 30!backpackers to date help us and they have all really enjoyed the experience.
Please feel free to view our Farm on Facebook " Old Mountain View Farm
Postcode: 2535 (Wattamolla, New South Wales)
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Mountain View Farm
Member since: September 2018
Old Mountain View Farm is a 130 acre property located in NSW's beautiful Shoalhaven district . The farm has black Angus cattle , dropper sheep and chickens . We welcome backpackers to help with general farm work, accomodation being in our now unused Dairy . Access to to farm is easy being 10 minutes from the train station in Berry , the train trip from Sydney being approximately 3 hours . As well as the beautiful green vistas , and mountains , we are a 20 minute drive from some of the East Coasts most beautiful beaches .
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