We are a family of five. Thomas, Sandra and our three girls born between 2005 and 2012. We live in a house with garden in the east of Berlin, some 30 min away from the centre. While travelling the world we have met many wonderful and interesting people. Now we are enjoying our time in Berlin after having lived for a few years each in New Zealand, Sweden as well as Georgia in the Southern Caucasus.
Who are we looking for:
- Women only!
- one person
- 2-4 weeks
We do not smoke and ask that you do not smoke in our house. You are allowed to smoke in the garden. No use of drugs and heavy alcohol consume accepted!
We eat everything, but try to reduce our meat consumption. So if you are vegetarian, we are happy to learn from you. We have no allergies what so ever. So we are not prepared to provide you with special diets.
We have bees living on the garage roof, a hamster in the house and two rabbits in the garden.
Saturday and Sunday you are free. Please plan your days and organize your own meals during the weekends.
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
We can teach you some German. It would be nice to sit together and chat or cook together. You will also have time to conquer Berlin.
Around the house
There is always work to do around the house. (Especially taking care of the laundry but also hoovering, cleaning, cleaning windows, cooking, grocery shopping)
It would be awesome, if you can practise English and/or Swedish with the children. It is just about speaking with them - actually to all of us.
We try to manage ourselves, but you will be asked to pick up the younger ones from school from time to time.
If you are an enthusiastic gardener, perfect. There is definitly room for improvement in our garden.
Woodworking, renovating, painting projects
I have usually always some wood working projects going on or something to paint/renovate.
Just write, what you have to offer and we will see how things fit in. But there will be always some cleaning the house required.
You will have a bedroom for yourself under the roof, including a small kitchen and your own bathroom.
You have the weekend off and also the evenings.
Stations for S-Bahn, U-Bahn, tram are not far away. So it is easy to get to the city centre.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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