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We are looking for a workawayer to help our 89 year old aunt. She lives in a beautiful 250 year old farmhouse in the Blackforest just 7 km from the center of Freiburg .
She is physically handicapped but she is still very active and open minded and has lodged students from abroad for many years . She would like to get some assistance for housework, gardening, cooking and in summer maintenance on the farm. The area is great for all outdoor activities and Freiburg is a very attractive university town. We ( a German/French family are living next to the farmhouse of our aunt and would like to welcome a reliable and friendly workawayer for a couple of weeks or longer. Freiburg offers many language courses in case you want to improve your German and the old lady is a good language teacher.
For December ( approx. 20.12 until approx.15.01.18). we offer a place to a female workawayer to be company for the old lady and some help in the house.
Types of help and learning opportunitiesGardeningElderly CompanionshipCreating/ Cooking family mealsGeneral MaintenanceHelp around the houseAnimal Care
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
language practise in German and French, lively university city , hiking and sightseeing, nture exprience in a beautiful surrounding
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Housework,, shopping, ironing, garden work, feeding of animals (chicken,sheep). Availability of 5 hours per day.
This host offers a language exchange
This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
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Very simple small room in the farmhouse, shared shower and toilet ,separate entrance . Use of bicycle.
What else ...
We would appreciate someone with some experience in housework and who likes to be with elderly people.
We like to meet people from different countries as we have travelled a lot. We can take you to places of interest in the area and visit the Alsace region. We live only about 50 km from the French and the Swiss border and spend our free time with hiking, biking and farm work.
A little more information
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Space for parking camper vans
This host can provide space for campervans.
How many Workawayers can stay?
It is a rural house with a lot of success with tourists, where there is always something to work on. The whole family welcomes you as if you were one more of them,
Freiburg, which is a very beautiful and lively city, is close to the house. If you love nature, it is also a fantastic
The hostel is perfectly situated by the calm forest, and close to the lovely city Freiburg. You can get there by taking the bus and the tram. The family knows the city very well, and took me to some beautiful