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Looking for a French speaker to help with childcare and maintenance in Hourtin, France

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  • Last activity: 15/01/2021




  • Description


    We are a family of 4 including 2 children (son : 11 years old, daughter : 9 years old). We also have 2 dogs (who are very kind and sociable), 1 cat and 1 turtle...
    We live in a house (120m square) in the small town of Hourtin ( region aquitaine, near bordeaux), west of France. We live in quoted of an attractive and big natural lake and near the atlantic ocean (4miles). The region is beautiful, but it necessary to prefer the nature to big shops.
    We need mid June, knowing that the children are still in school but for weekends and school departure and exit, until mid-September pretty much.

    We have a business with a lot of people in the summer, hence our need to have for the children a trusted person who can keep them, occupy them, bring them to bathe and a learning of English in playful form would be a plus .
    We would leave you a car to join us at our store history to see a little children knowing that it is a quarter of an hour from the house and also at the edge of the ocean.
    Help at home for meals as well as a minimum household would also be in the deal of our deal.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Discover a beautiful region of France.
    Exchange custom, language, idea, food, experience of life

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Because we work, need daily assistance, especially to take care and play with children. Help in daily, housekeeping, cooking (we would be very happy to know your specialities, and make you discover ours).
    If you like nature and countryside will be a plus to be able to help with a little watering and gardening, but the contrary is not serious.
    We take care of our 2 dogs and our cat.
    We would also like volontary person can talk to our children in their langage.
    The purpose being an exchange of culture and mutual help in the greater simplicity to pass a good time.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We leave you a bedroom in our house with bed (the room of our daughter who will sleep with his brother), closet and garden view. We'll share kitchen, bathroom and living room.
    We have a big garden, so if you prefer camp, it's no problem.
    We can lend you bike if you want to ride lake or ocean. We go there regulary and can put down you by car for longer route.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We already had an experience with workaway the summer 2016 which is pretty much going well. We look foward to meeting new people, to share and learn from them, exchange with our family and for make discover our region, gastronomy and custom.
    We have a simply life and without artifice. We like to be at home and see the world from time to time (family and friends who go on summer for party), go to the lake and ocean.
    A presence in everyday life, share language, cook and custom ; assistance and games with children, all this in the respect for the intimacy of each other. Here is what we look for.
    You'll have 2 rest day a week, and we are a couple has the listening and respectful of the life of others.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5h/day - 5day/week

Host ref number: 317532753522

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