French speaker welcome at cabin in Meadow Lake Provincial Park, Canada



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  • Description


    Our family lives in a remote location on a beautiful beachfront property. We are a family of 5 with 4 dogs. Both my husband and I are avid travellers and have stayed with families and friends from afar. In recent years, my husband has had a full hip and shoulder replacement (with another in the near future.) We are considering this exchange as a way to help out during post surgery recovery. We have 3 pre-teen age children in French Immersion and I am interested in bringing a fluent French speaker into our home. It is a very remote setting, so a person would need to be comfortable with a level of isolation and a love for the outdoors. We have a small yoga studio, paddle boards, canoe and kayaks. We fish, hike, quad and camp in the area. There is opportunity to fully explore a Northern experience.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We live on the water with access to paddle boards, canoes and kayaks. There are extensive camping areas and trails to explore. We have a yoga studio that looks out onto the beachfront property. We have connections to local First Nation communities and other southern areas of Saskatchewan. It would be an opportunity to learn about Northern Life

  • Help


    We have a busy life and would be looking for someone to support the chores around the house (cleaning, gardening, window washing, hauling and chopping wood) as well as supporting set up and take down of remote camping areas.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    This is a five bedroom house with well water. It would be a shared living area and kitchen. There would be a bedroom with all amenities available (sheets, pillows) and a closet and dresser. Bathroom facilities would be shared with the family.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This is a remote resort area. It has 13 cabins with limited store access ( 20 km to nearest town) There are canoe trips and rapids in the area and a lot of local lakes. There are deer, wolves, bears, foxes and beavers that are often within a 100 metres or closer around our home and an understanding of living safely with wildlife would be explained. There is no light pollution, and northern lights, and stars are quite brilliant ( we own a telescope) and the sunsets are amazing.

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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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 734666585968