Stay with a family of musicians and help with housework and childcare in Jelgava, Latvia

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Latvia

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a Latvian family with two adults and 3 young children. Need a helping hand at our home and support with taking care of children. We are both musicians and music teachers (classical guitar, singing.) hobbies:table tennis, movies, bicycles.
    We have a lot of experience with hosting people from other countries, because we also have our own organization-society for young musicians and we have been organizing a lot of international projects such as youth exchanges and European Voluntary service within our organization. But this is the first time we have decided to host someone privatly to make a difference in our family life.
    Our children are 3 and 5 year old girls and almost 8 years old boy. We are friendly, simple and open-minded.
    We own a privat music school, and our futures biggest dream is to renovate an old building that we own, to move our school to our own premises (instead of renting.) So we are seeking a balance between raising kids, teaching music, building school..
    We have had several great workaway hosting experiences; everyone has added something valuable to our family.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • 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 are a latvian musician family. We can offer some musical skills. We live in a nice and friendly town with about 60000 inhabitants. In the Summer we would like to make a few small jorneys in our country and maybe visit neighbour countries, and there is a possibility to join us.

  • Help

    Help

    In general: help in the house with keeping it in order and clean, take care of children if they stay at home a couple of hours, help with cooking and shopping. We usually have a lot of work with different projects, and we would love to find a balance between taking care of children and the house and working.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Latvian (Lettish): Fluent
    Russian: Fluent
    German: Beginner
    Lithuanian: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    Our son loves languages. He freely speaks English, and he likes to teach Latvian to foreign people. He is just 8, but really good at that. He has been learning Spanish and French on Duolingo, probably he would like to learn these languages with a real person.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    1 room, separate WC.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Latvia is an interesting country and we can offer some tours with our family. The capital city Riga is just 40 min by train or by car. Many interesting and historic things around to see. Green country, great for nature lovers.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We might accept a person with a cat. As the children are still young, a dog needs to be discussed.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

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








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