Help at our home and discover life in the medieval town of Feldkirch, Austria



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We offer the opportunity to live with us and work with us in a project of self determined living for Thomas, a mental handicaped person, 26 years old. The goal: to create life quality - for Thomas and us all.

    We are: Thomas and Gabriela, his mother, organizing this project and writing this profil.

    Both of us live in our own apartments in the same house and there are two rooms more in the house - maybe for you.

    We live with one dog, two cats and a garden close to a forest and a medieval town, Feldkirch, Austria, close to the border of Liechtentein and Switzerland.
    One can see the mountains. The Lake of Constance is close by.

    We like nature, hiking, swimming, biking, music and dance, gardening, cultural events and trips.
    A healthy lifestyle and good, organic food are important to us.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Charity work

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The benefits are: developing deeper insights in human condition and human needs, what realy matters in life/life quality, authentic relationship and understanding.
    A lot of wonderful nature around, cultural events, the option to travel to Switzerland, Germany, Italy - all close by, inspiriring dialogs, learning German (I am an author and love my language!).

  • Help


    Help with "life assistance": to prepare meals together, to do a little bit of house keeping togehter, to assist to dress (by showing the right order to put on cloths, Thomas can do it on his own), to assist in the bath room (Thomas can shower and brush his teeth on his own), to do some gardening and animal care togehter.
    The abilities which are requested: patience, understanding, repect, to create a trustfull relationship, serenty. Understanding for emotions. One should be able to reflect oneself with others.

    There are 8 people in the team - the others assist „jobs“ outside home (horse stable, petrol station, gardening company, etc.).

    No smokers, a very stable personality.
    One should have already experience with mentally handicaped persons or with otherwise behaviourally extra persons.
    Stay longer than one month is requested.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    German, Englisch, French, Italian,

  • Accommodation


    We offer a bedroom with a toilet and a shower and additionally, a living room with balcony.
    There is a sauna in the house, a bike to offer, sports available in the area

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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