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Bring the world to our kids and help with daily life in Moretonhampstead in Dartmoor National Park, UK

  • United Kingdom
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  • Last activity: 26 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks



  • Description


    Busy mum looking for help around the house!

    Hi my name is Hope and I am married to Neil. Together we have 4 children, Brooke, Angus and twins Hamish & Florence. The eldest two children are in primary school and the twins go to nursery 4 days per week. I work part time 3/4 days per week as a nurse with the NHS. Neil is a full time plumber.

    We are looking for someone to work 20 - 25 hours per week in exchange for accommodation (private double/twin room), all meals and £90 per week pocket money. Please note you will need a bank account and right to work here.

    We are looking forward to meeting new people and and experiencing new cultures. We would love our children to speak another language other than English as well as appreciating other ways of life. We would like to pass on some of the experiences we learned whilst travelling and feel this could be a great arrangement for both parties

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We live in one of the most magical parts of the UK in the middle of Dartmoor National Park. Both Neil and I travelled mainly around South America before we got married and both speak good Spanish and basic Portuguese. We are part of the community here and you will get to know lots of the people in the town (less than 2000 people live here). There is live music in our pub on Friday nights or its 15 miles to the city of Exeter which has reasonable public transport links. If you have a full drivers licence and can commit to stay more than 2 months we can add you to our insurance so you can take our car (Landrover Defender)

  • Au pair

    Au Pair Help

    This host has let us know they’ll be complying with UK regulations for au pair stays.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We are looking for an individual or couple to help us around the house. I have recently returned to work so could do with some help with the endless amount of chores that come with having 4 children. The main work will be when I'm at work doing housekeeping, taking the older children to school. Neil is a former chef so is an excellent cook but we are always looking to try food from other parts of the world.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate
    Portuguese: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    We can offer a private double room in our house, all other facilities are shared.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Exeter is a very vibrant city only 15 miles away. Living in the middle of Dartmoor there is lots of countryside walks you can explore. Newton Abbott is our nearest big town with regular buses from Morten.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 289489828391



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