Help us with house hold and childcare in Carcassonne, France

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France

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    Last activity

    02/11/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a couple from Yorkshire who have relocated to Carcassonne, France where we plan to run a small Chambre d'hote and have a seperate house where we live with our little daughetr 2 year old Eve who you will meet and no doubt be dragged to the local park to play with. This will be our second season and so we are looking to repeat the fun and success we had last year with workaway.

    This year we are loooking for a couple/individual to stay with us to help with our family etc while we are the running the place; we found last year that the longer folk stayed the better the stay was. It gave more time to explore, get to know us and integrate into the life in France :-)

    We realise that 1+ months is a longer time than most WA experiences and that is a real commitment so we have changed a few things around to make the stay as good as possible and allow you to really integrate and experience this area of France with our family; including use of a lovely on site en suite. We are based on the banks of the river opposite the castle so ideal for walks and exploring; we can give you tips on what to do, how to get about cheaply to the coast and into the mountains if you want to go further afield. We also have loads of outdoor gear from tents to ropes to bikes so you can explore the great countryside in this area of France/Spain.

    Carcassonne is famous for its magnificent castle and old town; nearb are the beautiful black mountains full of Cathar history, the Pyrenees for the big mountain experience and the Mediterranean with all its lovely beaches. Plus Spain is next door :-)

    If you would llike to immerse yourself in France and its culture get in touch.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Carcassonne and the Aude are stunning and well regarded destinations with loads to do from concerts in the Castle and trips down the Canal du Midi to every sort of outdoor activity you could think of. The town itself has over 300 restaurants and is steeped in history.

    There is a great public bus/train service to everywhere including Spain which is near enough to make Girona and possibly Barcelona a day trip! We are also happy to drop you off at nearby places once a week or so so you can get the most out of the area. There are some beautiful walks nearby and of course you can spend your weekends skiing if that's your thing.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help

    Help

    The help would range from some child care when we are busy to light cleaning or general help on our house.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Double room ensuite or apartment.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We have a cheeky little toddler called Eve who will no doubt try her best to distract you at all times :-)

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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