Come and enjoy your time with kids while teaching them the English language in St. Petersburg, Russia



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    Hi, there. We are a big Russian family residing in a St Petersburg historical center.
    I am (Sergei, 44) a professional hostel owner and manager (Friends hotels and hostels). So if you wish you can also be involved in our hostel activities, some translation, social media, quality testing, volunteering, etc together with our large friendly English speaking hostel team.
    My wife Anna (35) is a fulltime mama looking also after extremely active Grigoii-Gregory (4) and a little Fedor-Theo (1)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Free acommodation and food. Russian language practice, learning about Russian culture, explore St Petersburg.
    During your stay you may visit our country farm near ancient Russian town Novgorod Veliky and enjoy real Russian countryside life with fresh air, wild forests, natural food and Russian banya (bath, sauna). 250 km away from St Petersburg.

  • Help


    We would be happy to host a mature, friendly native English speaker (or a couple) to spend time with our older kids Uliana (10) and Sergei Jr (8) for some language, art, sport, cooking, games and other activities. No childcare or babysitting.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Russian: Fluent

    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


    We provide a nice room with en-suit or shared bathroom in one of our properties (rating on a 8.8-9.5). All our hotels and hostels are located straight in a St Petersburg city center with all major tourist attractions within walking distance.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Food. When it is not a family lunch or dinner, a meal (stuff meal) in our café will be provided.
    Minimum stay is 2 weeks.
    Availability. September – April except winter (25 Dec – 14 Jan) school vocation.
    If you need a visa for visiting Russia (I guess you need), we can provide a special invitation letter required by a Russian consulate for your visa application.
    I am sure you’ll enjoy your Russian experience with us)

    Two years ago we invited volunteers to help us with a farm work, so the feedback left by Antonia here is related to something different. Inviting workawayers to a farm turned to be quite a difficult task for me (logistics, our stuff speaks only Russian, sometimes very specific food requirements, etc). So the current offer is for the city.

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    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

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 736671898847