Family welcomes some help around the house in Kingston, Canada

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  • Last activity: 15/01/2023




  • Description


    We are looking for someone to help around the house! We need help organizing the house, creating and making meals, playing with the children, driving the children to activities, as well as help at our two businesses (a yoga studio and a massage therapy/physiotherapy clinic).

    I am a teacher and my husband owns his own business as a Registered Massage Therapists. Our children are 14, 12, 10, and 8. We have a 3 year old chocolat lab and 3 cats. We live in a lovely family-friendly neighbourhood. If you are here in the summer we have a pool and a lovely backyard to enjoy. We live right on a walking and biking trail. In the winter there is sliding and skating and snow fun!!

    Kingston is located on Lake Ontario and in the middle between Ottawa and Toronto with train and bus service to both mAAjor cities.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    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

    Kingston is an amazing city to visit!! We are a quick bus ride from downtown where you will find Lake Ontario waterfront, lots of shops and restaurants, Queen's Univeristy district, large hospital, and more! Kingston is a city full of history and is very beautiful!! There are many bilingual (English and French) families in our city - including us!

    As a workaway, you will be a part of our family and will be welcome to join us in all of ourfamily activities! We will teach you what it is like to live in eastern Ontario, Canada. We will teach you about our food and our culture. And we would hope to learn about your culture as well!

  • Help


    We are a busy family of 6 with 4 children, one dog, three cats, and several fish ;) We would love help with grocery shopping and meal preparation, help organizing, tidying and cleaning around the house, lawn/garden/pool maintenance, yard work and some building/repair work outside, playing with the younger children, walking the dog, etc.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: 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


    You will have your own bedroom and have access to shared bathroom with shower. You can enjoy everything in our home including wifi and our pool for swimming in the summer months! Meals and food will be shared with the family - you are welcome to anything in the kitchen! We would love help with groceries and meal prep.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are many local spots to check out: Fort Henry, RMC, Downtown Kingston, Lake Ontario, pools, beaches, lakes, hiking and biking trails, and so much more!! It's lovely here!!

  • 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.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 777782747931


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