Help with childcare in an amazing location on the Caribbean coast, Costa Rica


Costa Rica

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  • Description


    Our family lost my wife in April, 2018. We are recovering from that loss and I need another adult to help take care of the kids while I study and when I need to do errands in town. You would act as a part of the family and be a role model for my three children.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house

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  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We live in an amazing location on the Caribbean coast, 5 minute walking distance from the beach and bike ride to a national park. There are many artists, yoga instructors, locals and expats from all the world; making a very culturally diverse community to explore.

    The local language is Spanish, but there are also speakers of English, Italian, German, French and many others.

  • Help


    My wife passed away early this April 2018 and I'm looking for help during work hours with my three children, ages 8, 12 and 15. Also, some light housekeeping and cleaning.

    I need privacy to work and my children need the attention of someone to help them get food, get dressed, play around on the beach, and having fun!

    Basically I need someone to be the first line for my children while I concentrate on my studying, however, I'm always available for any urgent problems because I work from home.

    I'm currently attempting to move to Berlin. For this reason I'm avoiding long term hosting.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will have your own bed in our large house. You will have full access to all the food, internet (wi-fi), local phone, and a large living space to enjoy. We have one indoor cat (named Charlie.)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are buses (MEPE) for local travel and most locations can be reached by bicycle (which we provide) or gipsie taxis. We are walking distance from the beach and a market, with five other major beaches within easy biking distance. There are cultural experiences all around, from artists and artisans, musicians, local shamans, and yoga retreats and the animal rescue center. We live in a tourist destination, so many people you will meet are from all over the world. It's a great experience!

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      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

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

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