We are excited to welcome like-minded travellers to volunteer on our permaculture property in exchange for a furnished room in our Off-grid Home. If you are looking to volunteer to renew your visa, we are in a flood recovery zone post code 2463. The hours you spend with us can be accrued for 2nd/3rd Working holiday visa holders.
We are specifically looking for two people who are happy to complete their 88 days with us in a volunteer caretaker capacity. Starting Nov 21st.
30 day volunteer stay is also welcome.
We have 146 acres of protected coastal wetland in the Clarence Valley and inviting volunteers to help in both bush regeneration and general farm management.
Specifically we are looking Volunteers that also have experience with carpentry, building or even marketing/social media. If you have past experience with gardening or permaculture please let us know.
We have a two comfortable furnished bedrooms in the house plus a cosy camper trailer available with access to camp kitchen, hot outdoor shower and composting toilet. During your stay we share dinner once per week and volunteers bring their own meals. You are able to stay in a a WOOFING capacity meaning you exchange 3.5 hours per day for room and utilities. For a single person this is 24 hours per week. We will have 5 half working days per week and around 1/2 hour per day of daily tasks. The caretaker role will be roughly 2 hours per day looking after animals and general garden maintenance.
We ask for a the 88 days stay subject to a 7 day preliminary visit to make sure it is a good fit for all.
We are a plant based, non drinking /smoking & substance free home with yoga and mindfulness principles. We have also travelled around the globe extensively and understand how it is to be in a foreign country speaking another language. We make sure our volunteers feel safe and respected while staying on this farm! We are establishing a permaculture education centre and food forest garden based on regenerative principles and welcome any volunteers eager to learn more about this way of living.
Please contact us for more information
Postcode: 2463 (Tyndale, Coffs Harbour)
Not a backpacker? That's ok. We accept applications from Australian citizens, permanent residents, international students as well as working holiday visa holders. If you are qualified for this position, please register and apply via the form below.
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Higher Ground Permaculture
Member since: August 2020
It is an off-grid sustainable living project set amongst 146 acres of protected coastal bushland. A newly evolving permaculture venture, we welcome guests, friends and willing workers to join us for a unique and authentic experience. Cultivating deeper connections with the earth, the cycles of nature and the true sense of community,
It is an off-grid rustic, experience around 30 mins drive from both Yamba and Brooms head. We also have a native American Tipi with fire pit that perfect for gatherings and sleeping out in the elements. Outdoor hot showers and toilets are nearby and access to the rustic camp kitchen for our guests.
You can choose from a room in the house or camping out under the stars.
This is your opportunity to really get away from it all and learn about new ways of gardening and sustainable living. We welcome you to drop into a safe space to truly experience the healing power of nature and the magic of the Australian Bush.
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