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Explore the interactive list and map view to adopt an awesome Backpacker / International Student or to find an amazing Host.
Refine your search by adding filters like country, type of profile and availability.
Browse through relevant information from their profiles and read user reviews to see if they are the perfect match for you.
Connect with other users by using real time messaging that also allows you to send and receive adoption request in a click of a button.
Your new friend or best employee could be just one adoption away. The possibilities are endless.
Be part of a lovely family, work as an Au Pair, secure free accommodation in hostels, find employment through our job board or complete your Australian 88 days WHV.
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This green pin represents individuals travelling locally or internationally that are looking for free accommodation through help exchange, jobs, travel buddies and/or hangouts with new friends.
This dark purple pin represents young adults who travel to a foreign country looking to be part of a host family. He/she helps with childcare or light housework in exchange for food, a room & pocket money.
This orange pin represents friendly locals that don't offer accommodation but love to share authentic local experiences and cultural exchange, like a weekend road trip, hiking or a friendly hangout.
This blue pin represents local households that offer free accommodation in exchange for help around the house or property.
This light purple pin represents families who are looking for the next big brother or sister to join their family who helps with childcare & light housework in exchange for food, a room & pocket money.
This red pin represents business establishments/employers around the World that offer paid jobs, internships & volunteering positions. (Ex: Cafe's, Pubs, Restaurants, Hotels & Recruitment Agencies)
This brown pin represents Australian employers that can sign off 2nd & 3rd year Working Holiday Visas* (Visa subclass 417 & 462).*Available in Australia only.