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Last Active: Active 22 minutes ago
City/Town: Tullamore
Farming Methods: Organic
Accommodation Type: In Our Home
We are looking for up to 2 people to help feed cattle and sheep, and a handyman that would like to do some building work such as fencing. We have 1000 acres of native vegetation, 4500 acres of grazing country for farming & bee keeping, with red undulating soil. Volunteeering on our farm includes sheep & cattle stock work, farm chores, fencing, organic gardening, milking cows, tending sheep, chickens & turkeys, pruning trees and whatever else needs doing. At the moment we have some baby lambs and calves that need to be fed and taken care of. If you are interested in learning something new and getting to know what life on an Australian Farm is like, you are more than welcome to stay with us. We love to get to know different people from other countries and are happy to teach you new skills. We hope that you will have an unforgettable and unique experience with us on our rural farm in the Australian outback. We generally prefer longer stays.
Last Active: Active 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
City/Town: Sarina
Farming Methods: Permaculture
Accommodation Type: Separate Building
We have a six acre property half way between Sarina and Sarina Beach which we purchased 14 years ago. The six acres was cleared with very little vegetation or trees when we purchased. We have created zones on our spray free property with over 200 different fruit trees, a rain forest and many other garden zones. We are now in the process of converting our house yard to a zone 1 with 18 grow beds and a large greenhouse to be more productive. We have a large flat that is fully self contained with all amenities adjacent to our home. We have 3 rain water tanks which supply the house and flat with filtered water. We are very fortunate to live in a community with many other permaculturists, which we come together on a fortnightly basis to swap produce, learn and share skills. Our property supports a large cross section of natural wildlife and we also have many bee hives for our Natural and pure honey supply. I use our home grown produce for our homesteading needs. Our property is on a hill with a wonderful view facing Mt Chelona hence our property is called Chelona View. We live 5kms from Sarina Beach, which is a picturesque walking and fishing beach. We are also close to Finch Hatton Gorge and Eungella National Park. Airlie Beach is only 3 hours drive north of Sarina.
Last Active: Active 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
City/Town: Macclesfield
Farming Methods: Organic
Accommodation Type: In Our Home, Separate Building
Thank you for your interest in volunteering. We appreciate help, enjoy young people and having an excuse to visit the beautiful and interesting places Adelaide, the hills and the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia have to offer with them. Due to the corona virus all our booked overseas helpers had to cancel their flight to Australia. The first time in Years we might at times be without helpers at all. Some local Australian helpers, unable to go overseas are now filling the gap which is very nice as we used to have overseas helpers only before. Please read through all the text below and only apply if you think this is for you. We live on a 2 hectare property with the young Angas River running through. We have organic gardens with fruit trees, all sorts of berries, vegetable gardens with free roaming bantams, big layer hens, a Muscovy duck, flower beds, lawns as well as two goats on paddocks and a cute house cat. 1 of our 4 kids, Katharina, is living next door with her partner. Bernward is semi retired but still runs a sustainable architecture and building consultancy business part time from offices attached to the home. Barbara works at the local hospital. We have been accommodating helpers since 2011  through various help exchange sites. If you want a break from travelling in a non judgmental  friendly  family environment and you are open and self-motivated, this is the place for you. This is not an action or party place but rather a place to relax and get creative with great light, & scenery for painting and photography, write and get back to nature. A big woodworking workshop invites creativity. I enjoy teaching woodworking skills to our helpers with the option to learn how to fit out campervans and tiny houses. A couple of times a week we heat up our Sauna and helpers are welcome to join. Help is always needed in the garden & paddock, picking berries & apples, looking after animals, weed control, making firewood, compost, cleaning up sheds & around the place, sometimes on a sustainable building site. We live 45min by car from Adelaide, 45min from safe swimming beaches & 45min from the surf, so we are pretty central. Accommodation  for 2 in separate stone cottage & own room in the main building. All share in home cooked evening meal. Mixed diet. No smokers please. Longer stays (min 3 weeks) preferred after initial few days. Please contact us via email only.
Last Active: Active 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
City/Town: Exeter
Farming Methods: Organic
Accommodation Type: In Our Home, Separate Building
Belted Galloway cattle farm in the southern highlands. We milk these cows, too - they love to be patted. We also raise chickens for breeding and eggs, have a Permaculture veggie garden, and have just planted hazelnut trees. We are at our next stage of bushfire recovery having completed fencing and felling some trees. There are many tasks still to do even though it has rained and looks green. We need to expand the permaculture areas, constant weeding, pruning fruit trees, planting bare rooted vines and transplanting fruit trees. We also maintain a small wildlife reserve on part of the farm and look at grasses to make sure that the wombats we co-exist with have enough to eat. Volunteer tasks include feeding chickens, tending veggie garden, moving cattle to strip graze, milking cows (in non drought situations), weeding, collecting firewood, composting & worm farming. Accomodation for 2 within our home. Shared meals, all cook together. Mixed diet. Vegetarians & vegans catered for. Children b.a. No smoking on property. Initial stay 12-14 days. Longer stays negotiable.
Last Active: Active 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
Age: 21-25
Gender: Male
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Regenerative Agriculture, Composting, Soil conservation, Animal Care, Worm farming, Beekeeping, Building, Natural building methods, Tool making, Using and caring for tools, Mechanical, Wild food foraging, Fermenting food, Bread Making, Off-grid living skills, Environmental recovery/regeneration work
Last Active: Active 3 hours, 1 minute ago
City/Town: Hay
Farming Methods: Organic
Accommodation Type: Separate Building
A disused holiday park on 8 acres of land with clean accommodation. It sits on the edge of Wilson Inlet with a small jetty. There still are four fully functional chalets.It is 9 km from the town of Denmark.There is also a trail from here that leads into the town centre.
Last Active: Active 3 hours, 56 minutes ago
City/Town: Crowea
Farming Methods: Permaculture
Accommodation Type: In Our Home, Separate Building, Tent, BYO Accommodation
We moved in to this 100 acre property, situated between Pemberton and Northcliffe in the South West of Western Australia, at the end of 2018. It is surrounded by stunning karri forrest and on the crossing of the Bibbulmun walking trail and the Munda Biddi cycling trail. We have a productive home orchard and veggie gardens, as well as ponds and a lake with marron, the largest freshwater crayfish in the world and pretty tasty. We have cows, sheep, chickens, and a couple of worm farms. Also a very energetic young pomeranian dog, Rupert. Plenty of water is also a bonus in this country. In addition to our rammed earth house, there are also 4 holiday cottages on the property. Most of the time, our helpers can stay in one of the cottages if it is not during busy holiday times or long weekends. Otherwise, they stay in our house in the spare room. We have spare bikes for our helpers, so that they can go and explore this beautiful area.

Projects include:

During the winter months, David is busy planting lots of trees, so you will be able to help create a lasting benefit for the future. There are trees for fodder, shelter, fruit and some for longer term timber resource.

We are experimenting with regenerative farming and improving the soil with growing a diverse mix of grasses and making and applying compost teas to increase the subsoil life. Other ongoing projects:

Constructing and maintaining permaculture gardens and orchards, picking berries and fruit. Planting native flowering plants for the bees, propagating and seeding vegetables. 

Making compost and mulching the gardens. 

Woodworking projects, ranging from making greenhouse to re-fitting kitchens in the cottages.

Chopping firewood and collecting kindling.

Last Active: Active 4 hours, 23 minutes ago
City/Town: Daylesford
Farming Methods: Organic
Accommodation Type: In Our Home
Our home, in the township of Daylesford in Central Victoria, is on a small block at the back of another home. Our house is only 10 minutes walk from the shopping centre, library,  pubs, bars, local Sunday Market, and in summer, outdoor swimming pool.  We are setting up a small permaculture garden and orchard. Learn about permaculture and gardening by the moon. Singles, a couple or 2- 3 friends  or families, who don't mind sharing one room are welcome. You will have your own en-suite bathroom, TV and Wi-Fi. Volunteering is for about 4 hours in the morning and may include compost making, building new garden beds, fencing, digging, weeding, pruning, mulching or landscaping.. You may like to go bush-walking with our local group on Fridays, or attend the local Market on Sunday. Two days off a week. Public transport (Train with connecting bus) from Southern Cross Station to Daylesford. We can pick you up at the bus stop at Daylesford. Stays of  4-10 days , or longer BA We would love to hear from you!
Last Active: Active 4 hours, 27 minutes ago
City/Town: Taralga
Farming Methods: Permaculture
Accommodation Type: Separate Building
Holmbrae is a small farm specialising in free-range egg production. Located in a beautiful valley on the edge of wilderness. We also have an organic, no dig vegetable garden in Taralga that grows fruit and vegetables for our hotel and restaurant - the Argyle Inn.
Last Active: Active 4 hours, 46 minutes ago
City/Town: Captain Creek
Farming Methods: Organic
Accommodation Type: In Our Home, Separate Building
We have a rural property, 18 acres. scattered gardens with fruit trees and vegetables. We have great accommodation with composting toilets, hot showers and laundry. We are both getting up there in years and would like some help while passing on years of experience. We have been involved with permaculture for 40+yrs, we are also believers in regenerative farming, we don't have a farm as such, but would like to pass on our knowledge for assistance in the vegie gardens and growing orchard. Mowing, whipper-snipping etc. We have a large dam for swimming and a couple of boards to play around on. Nice and peaceful, plenty of wildlife, and a creek to explore. Any person interested must have own transport as we are 25k from town. We are interested in either a couple or singles. Oh and not be afraid or allergic to dogs as we have 3 Ridgebacks, all friendly. Limited internet access and Optus only mobile.
Last Active: Active 4 hours, 48 minutes ago
Age: 26-35
Gender: Female
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Gardening, Propagating, Composting, Soil conservation, Mulching, Pruning, Animal Care, Worm farming, Natural building methods, Preserving food, Wild food foraging, Fermenting food, Bread Making, Marketing produce, Off-grid living skills, Environmental recovery/regeneration work, Bushfire Recovery - for visa extensions
I want to actively learn and enjoy different experiences and WWOOFing just seems like the perfect way to do that. My biggest passion is being in the garden, I have a small veggie patch at home which I tend to regularly and I get immense joy from. I would love to learn sustainable methods to farming, I want to experience a day in the lives of other people, I just want to LEARN!
Last Active: Active 4 hours, 55 minutes ago
Age: 36-55
Gender: Female
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Regenerative Agriculture, Syntropic farming, Gardening, Composting, Soil conservation, Mulching, Animal Care, Worm farming, Beekeeping, Dairy, Natural building methods, Preserving food, Wild food foraging, Fermenting food, Bread Making, Marketing produce, Off-grid living skills, Environmental recovery/regeneration work, Bushfire Recovery - for visa extensions
I have thought about WWOOFing for over 25 years; I decided it was time. I am hoping to relocate from rural SA to Darwin for an academic year for the purpose of undertaking an Honours degree at CDU. The current rental crisis requires some "out of the box" thinking in terms of finding suitable accommodation in Darwin. I am hoping to find a suitable Host farm at which I can stay and work for part or all of 2022.
Last Active: Active 4 hours, 56 minutes ago
Age: 26-35
Gender: Family
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Regenerative Agriculture, Syntropic farming, Gardening, Propagating, Composting, Soil conservation, Mulching, Pruning, Animal Care, Beekeeping, Dairy, Mustering, Fencing, Building, Natural building methods, Tool making, Using and caring for tools, Handyman, Mechanical, Cheese making, Preserving food, Wild food foraging, Fermenting food, Bread Making, Wine making, Marketing produce, Off-grid living skills, Environmental recovery/regeneration work, Bushfire Recovery - for visa extensions
Friends of us told us about WWOOF and we knew ‚we wanna try this!‘ As I wrote above: we love the nature and are super excited to learn new things. Both of us are not shy to do hard work or get dirty hands. We would also like to get to know Australia through locals and discover how they live and help out how they work.
Last Active: Active 5 hours, 49 minutes ago
Age: 36-55
Gender: Male
Skills I Want to Learn: Permaculture/Biodynamics, Gardening, Propagating, Composting, Soil conservation, Mulching, Pruning
I'm looking for an immersive experience to try different ways of living and hopefully gain hints about what kind of life is calling out to me. I need to gain lots of practical skills as well, and the best way to do that is through actual work with my hands. Hopefully I can be useful to the host during my stay there, doing whatever work needs to be done.
Last Active: Active 5 hours, 54 minutes ago
City/Town: Inverloch
Farming Methods: Organic
Accommodation Type: In Our Home
We have a beautiful 40 acre horse agistment property, veggie garden & fruit trees and approx. 5 acres bush. 3 min drive to surf beach, bay beach & Inverloch town or 10 min drive to Wonthaggi, a larger town. Push bikes available. We are very interested in living a sustainable lifestyle and hope that our WWOOFers are also interested in living sustainably and learning, and sharing knowledge of this. There are almost always wallabies at our farm and if you are lucky you may see kangaroos, echidnas, wombats & occasional koalas. Volunteering may include harvesting, food collection, composting, mulching, hay carting, weeding, fencing, planting, food preservation.  Sometimes there is some work caring for horses: often all the work is in the garden and paddock maintenance, as the horses are mainly looked after by their owners. Accommodation for up to 3 in our home, although we usually prefer 2. Shared meals, cook together. We eat a healthy, sustainable diet.  Bron is vegan and while Ray eats everything, many meals are vegan or vegetarian.  Vegetarians & vegans catered for.  No children, no smoking, all stays negotiable on application. Please let us know your available dates when you apply and the length of time that you would like to WWOOF here. (1 to 2 weeks preferred).
Last Active: Active 6 hours, 26 minutes ago
Age: 36-55
Gender: Female
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Syntropic farming, Propagating, Composting, Soil conservation, Mulching, Pruning, Animal Care, Worm farming, Dairy, Mustering, Fencing, Building, Natural building methods, Tool making, Using and caring for tools, Cheese making, Preserving food, Wild food foraging, Fermenting food, Bread Making, Wine making, Marketing produce, Off-grid living skills, Environmental recovery/regeneration work
I was a WWOOFingchost on a 10 acre rainforest and bushland property north of Mackay Qld for nearly 10 years. It was one of the most wonderful, memorable experiences of my life. I got out of it as least as much as I put in - which was a LOT! We undertook revegetation projects, built a shack from mostly recycled materials, did loads of weed management, grew fruits, vegies and nuts organically and had an absolutely fantastic experience with our WWOOFers. I always said I'd love to do it myself and now I am. I can cook, clean, garden, follow instructions, respect your privacy, play scrabble and appreciate your place, pets and projects as much as you do. I'm currently deepening my yoga practice after 25 years of being a more casual fan. I love a chat but I also appreciate my own space/peace and quiet. I am travelling in a compact 4WD motorhome and left Qld in February 2021. Some power or water or use of an inside bathroom or laundry is always appreciated but not crucial. A little hut in the bush is always fun as I can spread out - but not too much! A spot to lay my yoga mat out is all I need. I do have a very cute, well behaved little dog but she has won hearts and changed opinions on dogs from one side of Australia to the other. Yes I realise that's a bit unusual. I've been doing a lot of house sitting and have great references to prove how housetrained and helpful we are. She is 10 years old and basically sleeps all day and night (in the moho). If you meet me or Daisy and don't think we are a good fit, we can just head on down the road. No worries! You won't be disappointed though. I love to learn and will be very happy to help you no matter how large, small or dirty the job. Plus I still have a lot of things I'd like to learn, so teach me and I'll really enjoy being a part of making YOUR dreams a reality. Having people in your home is a leap of faith and I've rarely been disappointed when the shoe was on the other foot. Give us a go.
Last Active: Active 6 hours, 35 minutes ago
City/Town: Auburn
Farming Methods: Organic
Accommodation Type: In Our Home
My husband Andrew and I (Sally) live in a contemporary self-sufficient home on 11 hectares in the Clare Valley in South Australia. We have a large fruit and vegetable garden, flower beds, bees and sheep and soon-to-be chickens. We like the quirk in gardens and have many more projects in the pipeline. We also have a pizza oven on our European style terrace at the rear of our home and an elevated deck floating over the valley for pre-dinner drinks and moon and star gazing. A deep rain water bath and pebble open shower await WWOOFers at the end of the working day.
Last Active: Active 6 hours, 52 minutes ago
Age: 26-35
Gender: Couple
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Regenerative Agriculture, Syntropic farming, Gardening, Propagating, Composting, Soil conservation, Animal Care, Natural building methods
We've spent almost six months fitting out our van because we love this way of travelling which allows freedom and close contact with nature. We also like the fact that living off-grid makes you realise the preciousness of energy and water resources and therefore makes you pay greater attention to your consumption. We've joined WWOOF because we strongly believe that changes need to come now regarding the environmental crisis and we want to learn skills that will help us become sustainable inhabitants of this planet, such as permaculture, organic and biodynamic farming. We are also very keen on learning natural building techniques. And if on top of this, we can have some friendly animals as roommates, that would be perfect !
Last Active: Active 7 hours, 6 minutes ago
City/Town: Woollamia
Farming Methods: Organic
Accommodation Type: In Our Home
Sorry must be vaccinated as I'm immunocompromised -Sorry Robbie and her partner Martin share a comfy home on 17 acres near beautiful Jervis Bay. Around us are forests to walk in, bright clear night skies to watch, beaches to play on, dolphins to delight in, and kangaroos & wallabies hopping about. We like sharing our life with WWOOFers. Robbie has been sharing her life with WWOOFers since the year 2000. There are horses (not for beginner riders), chooks, dogs & cats to care for, as well as maintenance of the home & 17 acres. We like to negotiate with WWOOFers what they should do and try to find tasks that suit the individual. Accommodation for 1 within our home. Shared meals, all cook together, mixed diet, vegetarians catered for. No smoking inside. Initial stay 3-5 days to ensure we are all happy. Longer stays negotiable after initial stay.
Last Active: Active 7 hours, 24 minutes ago
City/Town: Bororen
Farming Methods: Permaculture
Accommodation Type: Separate Building
Friendly easy going Aussie family farm experience which has the goal of becoming 100% self sustainable in the future. We have large vegetable gardens, aquaponics, cattle, a horse, egg laying chickens, and an abundance of native wildlife guaranteed to be kangaroos every morning and afternoon. Wi-fi, Netflix, Swimming pool, jacuzzi, bar, billiard table plus more. You can help with building and construction projects at times, and all types of maintenance work, plus planting, mulching composting etc.
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