Come and Help a Catalan family with Chinese Madarin and English near Barcelona, Spain



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    Hello ! We are a Catalan family with one son, Mat, 8 years old. My husband Mateu, is a veterinarian, and I am a biologist, I work in a laboratory. We live in Granollers, a modern city, which promotes all kinds of cultural activities, hosting the International Handball Tournament Cup. Granollers is located 30 minutes by train from Barcelona, and our apartment is five minutes walk from the train station . We are a family open to different cultures and eager to improve our level of English and help us take our child to extracurricular activities. We want to welcome speakers of English / Mandarin and the volunteer . We want the volunteer enjoy with kids and has skills to teach mandarin to kids and help us our english ( my husband and me) .We offer opportunity to have an experience in living the Catalan culture and can enjoy a cosmopolitan city like Barcelona because of the proximity where we lived.
    Something more about us, we are very interesting about meditation, spiritual practice and new medicine german.

    We offer to stay until 6 mounths

    Hola ! Somos una família catalana con un hijo , Mat, de 9 años. Mi marido Mateu, es veterinario, y yo soy biologa, trabajo en un laboratorio. Vivimos en Granollers, una ciudad moderna, que potencia todo tipo de acitvidades culturales, siendo sede del Torneo Internacional de Balonmano Cup. Granollers está situada a 30 minutos en tren de Barcelona, y nuestro piso está a cinco minutos a pie de la estación de tren. Somos una família abierta a las diferentes culturas y con ganas de mejorar nuestro nivel de inglés y nos ayude con el Mandarin de nuestro hijo Mat y llevarlo a las actividades extraescolares. Por lo que deseamos acoger a personas de habla Mandarin/ inglés. Que quieran tener una experiencia , vivenciar la cultura Catalana y pueda disfrutar de una ciudad cosmopolita como es Barcelona por la proximidad donde vivímos.
    Algunas cosas más sobre nosotros, estamos muy interesados en la meditación, practicas espirituales y en la nueva medicina germánica.
    Ofrecemos estancia en casa hasta 6 meses.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Babysitting and creative play

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The volunteer who comes home has the opportunity to have an experience with Catalan culture and be able to live very close to Barcelona, ​​we are 35 minutes by train from Granollers to Barcelona.
    Granollers is a reference city within the Vallés region, where the International Handball la Cup events take place every year.

    El voluntario que venga a casa tiene la oportunidad de tener una experiencia con la cultura catalana y poder vivir muy cerca de Barcelona, estamos a 35 minutos en tren desde Granollers a Barcelona.
    Granollers es una ciudad referente dentro de la comarca del Vallés, es donde cada año se realiza las jornadas internacional de Handball la Cup..

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    Hi! We are a family to live in Granollers close to Station Train 'Granollers - Canovelles' (only 6 minutes' walk), line Renfe 3. We are looking a student (speak mandarin and English)to help us to teach mandarin to my son Xiao Long and English to my husband and I.
    We offer a place to live room in an Apartament. There is another volunteer, both of you will share the apartment. The timetable that we need is: Monday-Tuesday- Thursday from 19:25h-20:00 and Wednesday from 18-20:00h, Friday from 16:30-17:30h and Sunday from 10:00-12:00 AM. As there are two volunteers, the timetable is fixed but both of you can change shift, which is quite flexible for you.

    One day a week, usually on Friday we can dinner together and share a good conversations to share about life.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Single room with desk and wifi in the room and a shared bathroom, kitchen and salon room with other people who live in the apartament.
    About the acomodation the volunteer will live in the apartament different that our but in the same building. So, the volunteer need their provide own food, we only offer one lunch a week toghether where we will share a good conversation.

    Dispondrá de una habitación individual con escritorio y wifi. Un lavabo, cocina y salón compartido con otros huéspedes que vivan en el apartamento.
    Sobre el alojamiento el voluntario vivirá en un apartamento diferente al nuestro pero en el mismo edificio. Entonces, el voluntario necesita proporcionarse su propia comida, sólo ofrecemos un almuerzo a la semana donde compartiremos una buena conversación, normalmente los viernes

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    You will live in an apartment different from ours, and given our work, you will have a very large margin of freedom. You will have an internet and maybe some other companion in the apartment. We can offer the apartament to leave and sometimes you can shares the apartament with other people who rent rooms for a short time.

    . Vivirás en un apartamento distinto al nuestro, y dado nuestro trabajo, tendrás un margen de libertad muy grande. Dispondrás de internet y tal vez algún otro acompañante en el apartamento. A veces alguna habitación del apartamento la alquilamos temporalmente.

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    • Internet access

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      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Can host digital nomads

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 2 hour a day, 5 days a week

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