Come and help our family with the kids and home in Galini, Greece

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Greece

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  2021 

 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

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  • Description

    Description

    Christos and I are working sculptors with a small farm and two wonderful children who are 5 and 8. We live in a beautiful agricultural valley surrounded by mountains and sea. During the summer months we are hosting marble carving workshops almost everyday. We would like to invite individuals who have interests in art, Greek culture, history, permaculture, cooking and who love children and and animals.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have a blended, multicultural, family. Greek-American. Here you can see the village life, immerse yourself in the Greek language and culture. Our villages are located in an agricultural (with breathtaking views, mountains and sea) valley filled with farms, orchards, animals. I study also Permiculture if we have time to work in the garden. I will show you how to carve marble and join in at a workshop. On Sundays we do a beach BBQ, you can join us or have the day free.

  • Help

    Help

    From 8 AM until 1 PM I will need someone to be with the kids. I will make breakfast before we leave. Your duties will include light household chores, dishes, laundry organising, and sweeping and moping. Of course my kids will help you! I usually spend about an hour and a half just keeping the house this side of chaos. Then the rest of the time you can go for a walk, to the park, play games ect. They are super creative and fun. They love building projects and making up their own games.

  • Languages spoken

    Greek: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There are a couple of options for accommodation depending on what is most comfortable for you. We have a loft in our house with a comfortable bed just large enough for sleeping. In the garden we have built a stone dome hut for sleeping up to 2 people. It has pine wood floors with mat and pillows. So those who are looking to unplug there is no electricity as of yet. You will have use of the the grounds outdoor kitchen and outhouse. We are very close to our house and the village for showering, charging phone, and using the internet.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Grimantis is 1/2 kilometer from Amitis Beach, 1 kilometer from Eggares, and 1 1/2 kilometer from Galini. The river valley has hiking trails that lead to the mountain villages. The village is 7 kilometres from the main port town Chora. You can bike, take a bus, or a taxi. There are several tavernas, mini-markets, cafes, free wi-fi within walking distance. Other things happening on the island are archaeological sites, art exhibitions, music, and night life.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 321687944579