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We are looking for a volunteer to come and help us around the house in Freiburg, Germany

  • Germany
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  • Last activity: 22/12/2022



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    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 opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Elderly Companionship
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    language practise in German and French, lively university city , hiking and sightseeing, nture exprience in a beautiful surrounding

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Housework,, shopping, ironing, garden work, feeding of animals (chicken,sheep). Availability of 5 hours per day.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner
    Polish: Beginner

    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


    Very simple small room in the farmhouse, shared shower and toilet ,separate entrance . Use of bicycle.

  • What else ...

    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

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 h

Host ref number: 328337216687

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