Dog sitter and childcare help wanted to join our family in Hessen, Germany

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  • Description

    Description

    We‘re looking for a dogsitter/aupair to stay in our family. We - that is Steffi and Frank, both working for Lufthansa airlines, and the 16-year-old twins Kai and Tobias (non-identical) - and of course our not so little dog Dinah who definitely is part of the family! She‘s a friendly and lazy mix between Rhodesian Ridgeback and Old English Bulldog - so knowledge of dog handling can be an advantage in this job. If you play football with her she will love you forever!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Babysitting / child care
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You could live in a German family and see how German life and traditions are (you would be part of the family). During your free time you can explore Frankfurt city and it’s surroundings.

  • Help

    Help

    It’s almost an Aupair job (we had many aupairs before) but mainly dogsitting as the dog can’t prepare its own food - the kids are old enough (16) to help themselves. They might need someone to make sure they get up in time in the mornings. Speaking English with the family would be perfect, so the boys could improve their (lacking) skills. And a little help in household chores are appreciated. We are both working with Lufthansa and are away from time to time, so we had aupairs since the boys were little.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    German, English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Own room (can be locked) of 16 sqm on first floor of our house - major bathroom to be shared with 2 boys (both 16). Our house has 8 rooms and 3 bathrooms. We live in the suburbs of Frankfurt in a small town. Would provide you with car to drive the boys to/from school if needed. The car or a scooter (can be driven with car license) may be used for private trips (fuel not included).
    As we did with the aupairs, you would share food with the family.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The boys are used to having aupairs - but they should learn to take over responsibilities by doing most things themselves now.
    This is what the aupairs did by now:
    Waking up boys in the morning, make sure they leave in time for school, take dog for walk. Picking up boys in afternoon if needed, take dog for walk again. Prepare dinner.
    This is what needs to be done when parents are both away flying. When one or both are at home work is shared of course.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week



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