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Peter (70)

World, Oceania, Australia, Dunsborough

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Come on, Pete!

Volunteer since
2015

Speaks
English

About me

Quiet, DIY ER. Interested in improving life skills, like cooking, and in developing craft skills like screenprinting, leatherwork (moccasins) timber work using scrollsaws and bandsaw etc., and small engine fault finding and repair (electric and petrol).

Preferred location

I'm newly retired. I'm looking for small business experience in leather craft screenprinting or plant propagation or fastfood cooking.

Skills

I trained as a prof structural Engineer. At 35 i bailed out, built a house and spent the last 20 years working in orchards, stock food plants, aluminium joinery, vineyards as an unskilled labourer. No family, no partners, no dependents, just ball and chain close relatives. DIY to the core. Dropped engine into a Ford Laser, grown azaleas and rhododendrons from seed. Built my own home, plan to return there April 2016.

Additional info

I am not a smoker, I have a drivers license, I am not a vegetarian and I have no allergies.

Type of work I want to do

  • construction
  • farming
  • gardening
  • maintenance tasks

Where I want to volunteer

Oceania

Australia, New Zealand