Home help after our first born arrives in Vancouver, Canada

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  2020 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi! I am Malahat and I live with my boyfriend Moe is beautiful Vancouver BC. We are both originally Iranian, but have been living in Canada long enough and we are both citizens. Over the years we have had many international students live with us and we all have enjoyed the exchange.

    I am a designer by profession and I design the interface of software and websites. Moe is a supervisor in a company. I am more artsy and interested in psychology and social sciences and Moe is more into sports and volunteering. We have both travelled the world and love learning about new cultures and making connections.

    We don't have a child now, but we are expecting and we are due in October. I will be on Maternity leave for a year from then, but since this my first time, I am looking for help in everyday maintenance of home, cooking and shopping. We are hoping that you can join us one month in advance of the baby coming so we get to know each other well and establish our routines and expectation s by then. We hope you will stay with us till December but we are open for at least 2 months stays too.

    We live in a 4 bedroom house in East Vancouver. Our house has sweet old architecture, is nicely decorated and has a garden. It is located in a beautiful quite neighborhood. We also have fluffy cat living with us. We are very close to a sky train station snd that train can take you anywhere you want. In 5 minutes bus or train ride ( or 20min bike ride), you can get to one of the most hip areas of Vancouver, commercial drive. Commercial drive, also known as little Italy bustles with restaurants, cafes, boutique and little shops. It has a diverse population and is venue to music and theatre events. Another 15 minute train ride and you are at downtown Vancouver. From there you can go to Stanley park or the seawall and be beside the ocean. You will love our place for it's style and convenient location.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We can share with you our knowledge and experience of Canadian culture, and their norms and nuances. I can guide you to cultural venues and events if you are interested in the arts. We also have Canadian friends that you will see and interact with during your stay.

  • Help

    Help

    I am not exactly sure what the details are, but I think having someone who take cares of the house, cooking and shopping would be great. Maybe I may ask you to mind the baby while I take a nap, but that would be very light and I would be doing most of the baby work.

    It would be great if you have cooking skills, or can cook off a recipe. Some experience with caring for a newborn would be a bonus.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Persian (Farsi): Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have a room with a nice window looking to the backyard. Your room has a big closet and hardwood floors. Your room will be on the ground floor.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We can discuss this when we speak and I can answer your questions.

  • 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

    Can provide a desk in your room, and we have a decent wifi.

  • Can possibly acccept pets

    Can possibly acccept pets

    1 cat

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

On the way to the nearby park. We have two big parks in walking distance.
Commercial Dr ive
A corner of our living room
Street festival on the drive
Our house and Miko
Street festival on Commercial drive
Malahat and Moe
A coffeeshop on Commercial drive
Miko our cat
Host ref number: 523619739631