Come and be a part of our family and enjoy trips around in Kharkov, Ukraine

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello, dear workawaers!
    We are a family of three - Maria (38), Andriy (41) and Sasha (13). We are experienced workawayers - every summer we are traveling a lot to see new places and meet people and all the other time (autumn, winter, and spring) we are a host-family.

    I work at a University as a Professor. My husband Andriy is an engineer. Our daughter Sasha is 13 years old and 8 grade of school.

    We have an apartment in the very city center of Kharkiv in Ukraine. Kharkiv is the second-largest city in Ukraine with up to 2 million inhabitants, it has a lot of possibilities for everybody - cultural, entertainment, cuisine, shopping, music and sport.
    Also, we have two green parks near our home. Kharkiv is a peaceful and safe city with free Wifi mostly everywhere)))

    We are welcoming a female workawaer (sorry guys!) because we can offer only a sharing room with our daughter. The main work will be teaching languages - Spanish (preferably) or Franch or German.
    Also, Sasha can help you with German and English if you need to improve them.

    We are quite relaxed and non-demanding hosts! No hard and dirty work! Just enjoy your being in Ukraine as a guest!
    If you are interested to earn some money during your workaway trip, I can help to arrange some job - paid language lessons with my friends.

    Welcome!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Language practice
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Besides sharing our lifestyle and Ukrainian welcoming we can arrange some interesting trips to the countryside and to Kiev the capital of Ukraine. Your back trip can be from Lviv (Lemberg) so you can visit it too. OR! We have the Black Sea in Ukraine))) It is possible to arrange the swimming in it too (in summer)!

  • Help

    Help

    The main help will be speaking languages (teaching?) - German (advanced) or Franch (beginner) or Spanish (beginner) to Sasha. Also playing games with her, walking, doing some other activity that you can do with the kid.
    We are not asking you for hard and dirty work but of course, you are expected to take some part in our daily routine - wash the dish after the meal, maintain a room clean, help with cooking.

    IMPORTANT!
    If you want to earn some money by giving language lessons to my friends we can arrange this.
    Beside your volunteering in our family, we can help you to find some kids or students who need speaking practice.
    In Ukraine, you can get at least 3 USD per hour for this work. Not too much but you can get a nice dinner in a cafe for this money or manicure or...
    Life here is quite cheap.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Russian: Fluent
    Ukrainian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have an apartment with two rooms, a big kitchen, and WC, so we can offer only a sharing room with our daughter. There is a very comfortable sofa in it and we are not too talkative - so you will have enough private time and calmness.

    Wifi unlimited!
    Meals are provided!

    In general Ukrainian cuisine is very delicious and healthy. But as an experienced workawayer, I want to describe to you the main diet of our family that you know what to expect :-)

    We aren't vegetarians but trying to keep a healthy diet and will respect your food preferences.
    Our breakfast usually includes some porridge with eggs or cottage cheese with raisins. Lunch - borscht or soup with sandwiches. Dinner - pasta or potato with sausages or some meat, vegetables. Some fruits and sweats included. Coffee, tea also.
    Of course, this is all flexible and we will be glad to hear your wishes and to taste dishes cooked by you!

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 2-4 hours a day, 5 days




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