Need a little help in my apartment in beautiful Wiesbaden near Frankfurt

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  • Description

    Description

    I am an American but have lived only in Germany. Presently I live in an attractive apartment in Wiesbaden, an elegant and safe city center with good transportation 40 km southwest of Frankfurt. The main train station is five minutes away.
    My landlord, she is in her mid 80's lives on the ground floor and has a problem with men going in and out of my third floor apartment. But women are okay for her. She seems a little worried and too old to understand. So because she feels more comfortable with women, I therefore only ask women to send requests. Unfortunatelly I can not accept men or couples! Thank you for your understanding.

    I would like to host and cook for/with you or at community cooking events I organize, show you around and teach you a little about Germany if you like. In exchange I am thankful for further help you can offer in my appartment and garden.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Language practise
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Help

    Help

    Need some help in my apartment (655 m²). I always have plenty of healthy food and like cooking with/for others.
    I have many slides which need cleaning and being put into new frames. So I might need some help with that once in a while so I can finally start scanning in the slides with many memories of my family. Then I always have some clothes that need sewing work, with hand and needle or with my sewing machine.
    There is always some work to do in the apartment, like cleaning dishes, general housework, ironing, sewing work and fixing things.
    My nice garden does not want to grow in a jungle and as a community cook againt food waste I organzise many different events with veggies from Farmers that does not look perfect enough for food stores and consumers.

    During the warm season I organize community cooking events with veggies/fruit I get for free from farmers and food stores to make people more aware of reducing food waste and use up what is there.

    There is work to be done during the day or in the evening, depending on when you would prefer to explore the beautiful surrounding area. On some dates when I do public cooking events I will always need your help if you are here. That is about 3-5 times a month, sometimes more often.
    The famous Rhine river along with many castles is very close to where I live, and there is plenty more to see and experience.
    I like making cooking or dinner parties and hosting people from all around the world :) Perhaps you know how to play an instrument and like to practice in front of a small audience or at my puclic cooking events :) You can find me on facebook.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, German

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    In my nice guest room with large wardrobe, couch, two beds and some smaller furniture- either you alone or with one other women.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I like having travellers over from all over the world, meeting new people and taking them to interesting events of all sorts.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • ...

    Volunteering hours expected

    3-4


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