We are looking for companions for our family adventures in the countryside near Wodzislaw Slaski, Poland

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  • Description

    Description

    Hey!
    We are a large, happy, family of Polish consisting of mom, dad and three sons. Dad is working professionally, mom takes care of children and conducts homeschooling. The boys are at the age of 14 years, 8 years and 5 years.
    We invite you to our beautiful Silesia. We live in the countryside near Wodzislaw Slaski. We are couchsurfers so we have experience in hosting.
    What can we offer?
    Lots of fun with gorgeous kids, extremely warm atmosphere of family life, amazing sense of humor, peace in the air, lovely Silesian dialect and a little geocaching adventure.
    Each of us has a great collection of something… MIrela has great books and ekofriendlysolutions for everything, DOminik has an stones-collection, MIkołaj has LEGO, and KOsta - he has an impressive collection of ….
    HA! You have to find it guys!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I am sure anyone can learn a lot from us – how to make a perfect coffee, draw a mindmap, find a box full of toys in a forest, how to extend a short walk into some real challenge or how to wash your hair without a shampoo: ) We can learn Polish, talk about geocaching, the history of our region, to show monuments, nature reserves, local attractions. We are also very social life and certainly you will know many interesting people. We are happy also to share our knowledge and experience we have as parents and professionals in our fields (Kosta miner and Mirela is a teacher).
    In the neighborhood there are two other families hosting volunteers, so there is opportunity to meet other volunteers and joint tours

  • Help

    Help

    Homeschooling takes us a lot of time, which and so we have little with three children. We need help with the children, at home and in the garden. To help with the children, we would like volunteers to: play with the children, spoke English or any other language (not Polish). In the house we will treat volunteers as family members and we will endow his duties as the other (cleaning, assisting in the preparation and clean up after meals, shopping etc.). In the garden we have a lot of work with trees, shrubs and lawn.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Polish: Fluent
    English: Intermediate
    Czech: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We can host max. 2 people in the living room on one couch sofa bed with the sheets, pillows and duvets which is sufficiently large and comfortable.
    The house is at the village, close to the city. Around the house is a large garden and it's near to the forest. The room is on the ground floor and is open to the kitchen and dining area, and against a bathroom. The room has a sofa, 2 armchairs, piano, couch, bookcase. There is no TV. At night we are on a different floor, so guests will not be disturbed by us. On the day we use the whole house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Nearby is a forest with a nature trail, at which we have our goecaching trail. Nearby interesting places are: Pszczyna, Żory, Cieszyn (you can find there cieszynianka - anywhere else apparently not growing), Racibórz, Rudy Raciborskie, nature reserve Łężczok, Arboretum Moravian Gate and a few wooden churches. There is also a Industrial Monuments Route (zabytkitechniki.pl), museums and many other interesting places, bike trails, kayaking, mountain. With neighboring cities are direct buses or trains to Krakow, Warsaw, Prague, Wroclaw, Vienna. And this is only a small part of local opportunities.

    Public Transportation Access:
    Car - A1 highway exit is realy close,
    Bus and train - direct buses or trains to Krakow, Warsaw, Prague, Wroclaw, Vienna from neighboring cities
    Plane - nearest airports - Katowice, Kraków, Ostrava
    We can pick you up if it's not too far away.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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






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