Literally on the beach and right in the city center! Help me with the house and enjoy Sicilian life at its best



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  • Description


    I am finishing to renovate the beautiful house in which I live and work, and need your help and your (good) tastes to improve the place.
    Although there is a cleaner I also need regular help in the house, for going to the fresh food market, help in the kitchen (I cook a lot) and other usual tasks.
    If you come from an English-speaking country or are an English teacher, your services will be greatly appreciated also for my coworkers.
    The house is right on the sea and situated in the most attractive part of the island of Ortigia in Siracusa.
    There is a beach from which you can swim literally downstairs.

    I am a French software developer, and have offices in the same building.

    You will get a double bedroom with its own bathroom.

    As it is also about living together, I will want to talk to you through phone, Skype, or WhatsApp (not just messaging, but proper talk) before accepting or not your request. I can speak Italian, English, French and a bit of Spanish. So if you have no way to be reached, or are not able to communicate in any of these languages, don't lose your time.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will be able to enjoy the beauty of Siracusa at its best as we are located in the heart of the ancient city/island: Ortigia.
    The sea and a small beach are at our feet. In an half-hour break and you can have a swim, dry in the sun and eat a marvellous almond granite.
    I have ben told the cooking and the life in the house are quite enjoyable...

  • Help


    At the moment I mostly need someone for cleaning one single room I rent every couple of days, go to the market and help me holding the house. That's it

    The skills I am looking for (in general):
    - decoration
    - DIY
    - Gardening: I'd like to make a veggie patch on the terrasse
    - arrangement ideas
    - teach English to foreigners (for my italian employees)

    - NodeJS! If you are a web developer using javaScript, please contact me!
    - If you are a graphic designer with good CSS knowledge, please contact me also!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    double bedroom with its own bathroom

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You won't need transport as you will be in the heart of Ortigia. If you want to visit the Greek theater or the museum Paolo Orsi there is an electric bus picking you down the house.

  • A little more information

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    • 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?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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