Looking for some help with childcare - especially June and July (15 days at seaside), Tuscany, Italy



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  • Description


    We are a Family of 4 people. Me, Federica (40 years old) Alessandro (42 years old) and 2 children Leonardo (6) and Teresa (3). We live in countryhosue, among the beautiful hills of Chianti Region, in Barberino val d'Elsa (Firenze). I work in tourism and I'm a teacher in a school and Alessandro works in agriculture. We have flexible working hours.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can learn everyday life and explore our beautiful Region. We can Show you the surroundings, you can learn italian culture and cook italian Food with us, we can teach you italian language.

  • Help


    We are looking for a female (English or even spanish native - but english speaking necessary) for looking after our children. We would like our children can learn some English words, but the important thing to them is to learn other cultures. You will not be alone with them all the time, but you will be helping our parents who take care of the children and you can help them eventually in the house. Our parents are active and self indipendent, no worries. it will be just an extra help for them.

    IMPORTANT: Moreover In the first 2 weeks of July my mother is going alone to seaside with the children, and she will Need some help there. iT WOULD BE GREAT IF YOU COME HALF JUNE SO WE CAN KNOW EACH OTHER AND THEN GO TO SEASIDE AND HELP her WITH CHILDREN. She rented a house in a camping village near Grosseto, so you can enjoy the Tuscan seaside!

    You don't Need to speak italian, but a few words is preferably, especially when you are with our parents.. We can also give you some italian lessons, if interested.
    you will be staying with our Family, but during the day you may go to our parents 'house with children (10 minutes far)
    We are very flexible, it won't be a hard work and we can agree on what you can do while you are here. Any help would be appreciated in the daily routine. No more than 5 hours per day, 5 days per Week, food and accommodation Free, with one or 2 days off in the week. the important Thing is a positive attitude towards children and our life. Even if we don't work we appreciate if you we stay together. We don't live a in town, so you Need to love simple countryside life. No public Transport to the next village (5 km) but we can always drop you there, if necessary.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, french, german

  • Accommodation


    you will have a bed and bathroom for yourself in our house in the loft upstairs. Shower is only in the main bathroom dowmnstairs, but you can use it whenever you need. Kitchen is in common

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are positive and open-minded people, We had some workaway experiences last year in Finland and Estonia with our kids and we were so enthusiastic that this year we decided to host ourselves to share the beauty of our Tuscany and exchange experiences .

    In the surroundings you can see Florence, Siena, Volterra, San Gimignano, Certaldo, Greve in Chianti, horse-ride, nearby, go to the beautiful seaside, attend cooking classes, and much more!

    We are in open countryside, so consider that you will live everyday life, but we can always agree on free days, you can come and explore the Region with us or use the public Transportation to visit Florence and Siena. Public Transportation is 7 km from our house.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours per day, 5 days a week maximum

Host ref number: 465741195882