Help our family with some childcare in Vancouver, Canada

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  • Last activity: 31 May 2024



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    **Update January 2023 - possible need August or September 2024 for longer period if possible**

    We are non-smokers and prefer non-smokers.

    We are a small family of 3 girls... Mum, daughter and little schnauzer. We live in Vancouver and have wonderful neighbours. My daughter is 12 years old, and is in school and activities. I work shifts - usually 3-4 per week. We are an active family and enjoy the outdoors. Preference given to French and German speakers as my daughter is being brought up bilingual.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Animal Care
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I am Irish born Canadian. English is my mother tongue. I have lived in many cities in Canada and visited most of the others so can help you plan trips. My daughter will teach you piano if you do not know how, and french words.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    I am a single mother looking for a helper in the near future. I have an 11 year old girl and a little dog. General help around the house plus childcare while I am at work (shifts, 2-4 per week, various hours) is wanted, plus loving our dog and keeping her watered and fed and walked.

    Some cooking is required, dishes, tidying, help with laundry for my daughter. One Female only please. Plenty of free time. Bonus points if you speak German as I am trying to teach my child german (not my mother tongue). Double bonus if you speak German and French!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

    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


    Private room in our house with separate bathroom (could be shared with another). Shared living space with the family, access to bicycle, close to transit.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are in the city of Vancouver so everything the city has to offer is within reach with public transit. We have had German aupairs living with us for 10 years and enjoy the company of travellers. There is varied time off because of my shifts - sometimes days during the week, sometimes weekends, every week is different. There are 2 community centres within 15 minute walk of us with ice rink, library, pool and fitness rooms. Lots of cafes and shops a block away on the commercial drive we live near.

  • 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

    Reasonable high speed connection for uploading and downloading - probably not absolute fastest though.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    maximum 25 hours per week. 2 days off

Host ref number: 299946819631



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