General spring help at our home in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a couple who have a nice house near the university in Waterloo ,On Canada. We are bicycling enthusiasts with a bicycles the candidate could use to get around the city. We need help with an extensive garden which attracts wild birds and animals in the middle of the city. Also need help with house cleaning and maintenance. We are close to Toronto and Niagara Falls and there will be opportunities to see both. You will have your own large bedroom with private bathroom . There is a walk out to back yard and also exercise equipment and hot tub which candidate could use. Waterloo is a very progressive city with 2 Universities and a leader in new technology in Canada. Also we have a famous farmers market that runs 3 days a week and which bus tours frequent. We have a big farm community of old order Mennonites in the area. Also we are only a 1/2 hour away from the renowned Shakespeare festival in Stratford Ontario. Kitchener/Waterloo also has a Symphony Live theatre with out standing artists. There also are Drayton theatres with professional entertainment close by. The grand river runs through the cities and there is opportunity to canoe or kayak on the river. There are also many hiking trails and clubs in the area.
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  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    See above profile re all there is in our area. English is the main language in this area and the candidate should have some knowledge of English but could improve it during the stay. The culture of the area attracts many tourists and would be a something new for the visitor. Such as the markets , the German heritage and food, and closeness to the universities with many students from all over the world. Many interesting pubs and restaurants. Local bus service down the street. Regular bus service to Toronto. We will supply bicycles, and there are many biking trails and roads lanes to explore the city and country side.

  • Help

    Help

    We won't need help until next spring starting around May and June. Will require help then to get gardens in shape and also house cleaning etc.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private bright bedroom overlooking the gardens with private bathroom with shower. Use of hot tub and exercise equipment. Queen size bed.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We have been doing this for about 3 years with this type of exchange.We are flexible and will help the candidate to see sights locally and Niagara Falls and Toronto are a bus ride away.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week







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