My name is Lynden and I live and work in South Gippsland, Australia.
I am currently looking to house mind from May to December 2017 in Geelong, Bellarine, Surfcoast or Otway regions to be closer to family whilst on maternity leave (my daughter was born January OR in Tasmania or Coffs Habour coast areas, places we are considering moving to.
I work for a state government agency that manages national parks and reserves. I am the team leader of the education and interpretation program at a major iconic national park. I have had numerous roles with arts and cultural development organisations and more recently in the human rights & environment sectors.
I am non-smoker, tidy and live a quiet life. I have prior experience of house and pet sitting for several home owners in Victoria, Australia for extended periods. I love animals and have prior experience of owning and/or caring for cats, dogs, birds, and fish.
I enjoy being outdoors and gardening, particularly fruit and vegetable gardening and forest regeneration. I have some knowledge of and a strong interest in organic and permaculture gardening methods and some handy person skills.
I have travelled extensively including undertaking many solo journeys backpacking and trekking in PNG, by bicycle through SE Asia, Malawi (Africa) and Canada as well as a Eurail adventure with mum through Europe and a work related trip to Japan.
Ideally I would prefer access to Broadband/wifi internet connection for period of housesit.