Enjoy a cultural exchange and help at our property near Paris, France

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  2018 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello to all caregivers,
    Welcome to all helpers reading our ad.
    First : Be carefull, many helpers write to us so we are full all 2018 .
    Next possibility for receiving you is mid April 2019, not before

    Please note :
    - we host only ONE people and for up to ten days .

    After, pictures (some years ago) : House with a garden (rear ), in a middle town near Paris (20 km or 25mn by train).
    I leave here just with my wife. We are retired .
    We have a bedroom (pic) for you (1 people) with a large bed, cupboard, table and chairs. You will share the bathroom and toilets with us.See our salon
    Free Wifi
    The house is NON smoking, if you smoke you will go outside but we prefer the "caregivers" no smoking. The smell of cold cigarette is very unpleasant
    There is a large forest near our home (10 min drive). We can lend you a bike. We can still help you in leading you somewhere occasionally.
    There is a pool in our city.

    We hope to speak with you about our culture and also about yours during meals, days time, evenings . . . .
    We can help you about informations if you want to go visiting Paris (We hope you want).
    We can to pick up you at the Charles de Gaulle airport, ONLY in daytime (some exceptions about date).
    We normally accept helpers for only up to 10 days. We rely on your courtesy. We would like you to come and eat and speak with us while you stay.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Help in the house

  • Help

    Help

    Each year, We have a great need help for :
    - April for nevoved, start the garden, ground, flowers, .. .
    - 1 to 15 June - pick cherries up
    - Jully, August, September for maintenance the garden and the house
    - october, november for preparing ground to sleep in winter.

    Please note we host only ONE people and
    We accept helpers for only up to 10 days

    Please, don't forget website deal.
    It's two exchange's goals :
    1)Exchange about each culture in the respect each other.
    2) Exchange in helps.
    The webside rules says : "the helper works an average of 4 hours per day and receives free accommodation and meals for their efforts."
    And also "Some host will give weekends off"

    For us, You can help us by, depending the period and your arrival day : (3h00/day for 6 days/week or 3h30/day for 5 days/week, depending on whether you are up early or not). You can help us in the morning or in the afternoon or a little both. You (and us) choose and you can change day after day. We would like you keep your week end free for visiting Paris (another days also, you can go and visiting Paris) Like YOU want. We are proud when you do that.

    Remember :You can choice :
    gardening, (especialy April, and november),
    chop wood and store
    do-it-yourself (paint, . . .
    Broken cement
    cleaning cars, home, . . .
    learning us better english

    We wait you and are happy to welcome you soon.
    Danièle and Alain

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Exchange about each culture in the respect each other.
    Visiting Paris
    Visiting Saint Leu La Forêt, our village, where Napoléon's familly lives 300 years ago. Napoleon was the first french "président" of the country after many, many kings (about 1000 years). He stay about 15 years "président".

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Français - Anglais

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a private bedroom for you (1 people) with a large bed, cupboard, table and chairs. You will share the bathroom and toilets with us. See our salon. You will eat with us.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can go to our village's swimming pool or in the forest, I will lend you my bicycle.

  • 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

    3 or 4 heures par jour max, 5 j/sem.

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Host ref number: 918628966664