Help with teaching our daughter and renovation art house project in Silesia, the south of Poland

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Poland

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    18/01/2022

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a Polish family consisting of parents and three children.
    We invite you to our beautiful Silesia in southern Poland.
    We live in the suburbs of Rybnik (it looks like a village). We both work in culture, NGOs, artistic activities, we are photographers.
    We are open people, we like books, music, art, philosophy and we love to travel, but first, we are parents.
    We have 3 children, older ones who study and work, and the youngest, Inez has been a homeschooler for the last eight years.
    The elders are 26 and 29 years old, the youngest is 16 years old.
    We live a little crazy life - we do a lot of activities outside the home, which is why we are looking for people with open minds who will be ready to help us in Inez education :) and take care of the home, cooking, and order.
    We provide the reconstruction and renovation of the second house (which we are preparing for one artistic and educational project) - we are looking for someone who will help us make it a warm and climatic place :)
    It is important - we want you to join us in simple everyday activities, such as lighting a fire in the fireplace, daily cleaning at home and cooking, because we do not run a hostel, we will try to create a family with you :)
    What can we offer
    Lots of fun with us, warm atmosphere, some charming Silesian dialect (not too much :)) interesting experience and more :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Warm atmosphere, long conversations about everything, good board games time, a little bit of lovely Silesian dialect ( not too much :), some learning of Polish language and interesting cultural experiences

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    More than 8 years ago we started homeschooling for our youngest daughter Inez because we wanted to try out the possibilities this alternative education offers. We decided to organize this because Inez learned in a music school too.
    So that, she had more time for their other passions and meetings with friends. Now she has returned to homeschooling after a brief attempt to return to classical education, but we are still looking for new ways to learn for her.
    Five years ago we bought an old house and we started work ... We have some idea for it...but it's constantly evolving.
    We are open to people, who will want to share with us their experience, culture, and language. We are also seeking a person to teach with Inez: English (she speak in it, more than intermediate level ), Spanish (intermediate level), Japanese (beginners) and other school subjects, help us in the house and garden. We need people who help us in rebuilding and the renovation of our second house ( which we prepare for one art and education project)too.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Polish: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate
    German: Beginner
    Russian: 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.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a separate room, on the ground floor for our guests. Sometimes you can stay with other persons :)
    The house is in the suburbs, close to the city.
    Around the house is a garden, it's near to the forest.
    You can share meals with us if you like of course.
    We don't smoke and smoking is not possible inside of the house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live close to Czech border, it's only 20 km from us.
    With your time off you can go to famous cities like Krakow (only 70km) or Wrocław (about 180km ). Thre are many monuments, art museums, historical museums, many of parks, green spaces and many more interesting places.
    From Rybnik are buses or trains to Warsaw, Prague and Vienna too.
    Interesting places nearby Rybnik are: Pszczyna, Żory, Racibórz, Rudy Raciborskie, nature reserve Łężczok, Arboretum Moravian Gate and a route of wooden churches. There is also a Industrial Monuments Route and many other interesting places, bike trails,we have less than hour to the mountain.
    Public Transportation Access:
    Bus - 1 min from home
    Train station - 15 min from home
    Car - A1 highway 10 min from home
    Plane - airports - Katowice, Kraków, Ostrava

  • 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

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    flexible, on average 5 hours per day, maximum 25 hours in week

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