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 work 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.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We live in an amazing location on the Caribbean coast, walking distance from the beach. There are many artists, yoga instructors, locals and expats from all the world over here, making a very culturally diverse community to explore.

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

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    My wife passed away early this April 2018 and I'm looking for help during work hours with my three children, ages 6, 11 and 13. Also, some light housekeeping and cleaning, although I already have a maid who comes twice a week.

    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 give first line for my children while I concentrate on my work, however, I'm always available for any urgent problems because I work from home.

    Primary responsibilities would be from 9:30pm to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. (Except during Holiday months, July, Dec and Jan.)

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  • Accommodation


    You will have your own room 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.

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    What else ...

    There are buses for local travel and most locations can be reached by bicycle (which we provide) or taxi. We are walking distance from the beach. There are cultural experiences all around, from artists and artisans to local shamans and yoga retreats and an 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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    • We are smokers

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    Hours expected

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

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