Looking for help with childcare and/or homeschooling our children in Playa Venao, Panama



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    Hi! We are Leaf (Australia) and Irene (Austria), Kai, Til and Pia, who live in Venao Beach, Panama.
    We opened our hostel on the beach in january 2014.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Language practice

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    Oh how nice is Panama! Yes - but our little ones have to learn anyway - and we are looking for energetic super-people who can take on our rascals here at the other end of the world!

    We are, according to the current trend - a multi-cultural family, our kids have three nationalities, and after being the only one who speaks German as a mother I can use some lingual support! Therefore it would be good if you were a native speaker.

    Twice a week you will be spending the morning with Pia (3yrs), take her to the beach, read books with her and talk as much German to her as possible.

    You would also be helping me about twice a week with the German lessons for the boys. Maybe you have already taught German, or at least helped?
    In addition, you would prepare some exciting craft projects and organize a stimulating craft lesson.

    If you think you have the energy and desire to support us, please contact us!
    You should be able to commit to staying at least 2 months, so the kids (and us!;) don't have to get used to someone new all the time. The longer the better!

    We are looking forward to your inquiries!

    Kindest regards,
    Irene, Leaf, Kai, Til and Pia

    Oh wie schoen ist Panama! Ja - lernen muessen unsere Kleinen aber trotzdem - und dafuer suchen wir - nach unternehmungslustigen, energiegeladenen Supermenschen, die es mit unserer Rasselbande hier am anderen Ende der Welt aufnehmen koennen!

    Wir sind, ganz nach dem heutigen Trend - eine Multi-Kulti-Familie, unsere Kids haben drei Nationalitaeten, und nachdem ich als Mutter die einzige bin die Deutsch spricht kann ich soeviel Unterstuetzung wie moeglich in Sachen Deutsch gebrauchen. Deshalb waere es gut wenn du ein /eine Muttersprachler/rin waerst.

    Du wuerdest dich zwei mal die Woche vormittags um Pia (3 Jahre) kuemmern, sie an den Strand nehmen, ihr Buecher vorlesen und so viel wie moeglich Deutsch mit ihr sprechen.

    Ausserdem wuerdest du mir etwa zwei mal woechentlich mit dem Deutschunterricht der Jungs helfen. Wie ihr euch vorstellen koennt kann ich in dieser Hinsicht Unterstuetzung gebrauchen! Vielleicht hast du ja schon einmal Deutsch unterrichtet, oder zumindest dabei geholfen?
    Ausserdem wuerdest du fuer die Jungs spannende Bastelprojekte vorbereiten und mit ihnen eine anregende Bastelstunde veranstalten.

    Falls du meinst die Energie und Lust zu haben uns hierbei zu unterstutzen schreib uns doch! Ihr solltet zumindest bereit sein fuer 2 Monate zu uns zu kommen damit wir uns nicht staendig an jemand Neues gewoehnen muessen. Grundsaetzlich gilt je laenger desto besser.

    Wir sind schon gespannt auf eure Anfragen!

    Liebe Gruesse,
    Irene, Leaf, Kai, Til und Pia

    minimum 2 months stay.
    weekly hours: 16 - 20
    Compensation: Accommodation in our popular beach front dormitory
    30% off on shop and surfboard-rentals

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    At first Playa Venao may seem like a bit "off the grid", but this is the beauty of this place, with lots of dramatic landscapes around and the ocean right out front. The hostel is constantly fluctuating with people from all over the globe, the common area is a popular place for our volunteers to connect with all sorts of folks and to make new friendships that may last a lifetime. Even though we like to call Venao Cove "the quiet end of the beach" our volunteers enjoy the nightlife at the other end of playa Venao, as well as the company of the other volunteers who work reception and the guests - it is not uncommon for travelers to keep extending their stay and spend a month or more here.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Englisch, Deutsch, Spanisch

  • Accommodation


    You will be accommodated in one of our beachfront dormitories, they are clean and comfortable.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We think Playa Venao is one of the most beautiful places in Panama, especially suited for nature-lovers. We have a small beach-community of Ex-Pats as well as locals, who are generally laid-back, friendly and happy. There aren't too many people living in the area, we recommend our little paradise to people who like a quiet and peaceful surrounding, however, with the hostel constantly fluctuating with people from all over the world you really shouldn't get bored! ;)

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    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?


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    Hours expected

    20 - 25

Host ref number: 232269781352