Help for a creative fun-loving American-Swedish family in beautiful nature in Dalarna, Sweden

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  2022 

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  • Description

    Description

    *Please note!* When contacting us, please tell us what it is that attracts you to our family in particular. :-)
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    We are a Swedish-American family who enjoy opening our home to guests from around the world. I have two children, Liam, 11, and Talila, 13 every other week and one foster child, 17 (plus three cats). We enjoy getting to know new people and we also enjoy opening guests' eyes to the beauty of rural Sweden.

    We are looking for a person with a good command of English or Swedish who can help us with household jobs: cooking vegetarian/vegan food, cleaning, laundry, cat box, watering plants etc.
    Plus some painting jobs and smaller projects. Cooking skills are a merit.
    We also want to get some gardens started this year.

    I am into yoga, dance, meditation, singing, hikes and other nature experiences, massage and vegan/vegetarian cooking. Together with the kids, I enjoy goofing around, movies, board games and card games. Talila likes reading, studying, singing, dancing, Justin Bieber and arts & crafts. Liam likes Playstation and hanging out with his buddies.

    We have a relaxed and natural atmosphere here at home filled with warmth and laughter and we are happy to share this with others. We are all fluent in Swedish but speak mostly English.
    We live in a 30 year old eco-house in a small picturesque village on the countryside.

    How it works? We offer you a room and provide food during your stay. You help 4 hours a day 5 days a week, excluding cooking and cleaning up after meals (which we all help out with).

    We are social and friendly, and we want you to enjoy your stay while contributing. I am happy to offer tips for outings or take you along with us when we go on outings and activities.

    There are different activities happening in the area such as ecstatic dance evenings and a choir that i lead. Some of my neighbors often also host workaway volunteers so there is an opportunity to hang out with them.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The nature here is very picturesque. Ours is an open and relaxed family and, together with the peacefulness of the area, this can prove to be quite healing for mind and soul. We speak English at home mostly.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    Examples of tasks...
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️household chores - cooking, cleaning, ironing, laundry, watering plants
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️small repairs and odd projects around the house
    *garden work (spring & summer)
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️sewing and mending
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️clutter clearing/organizing

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have your own room in the house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Buses into the nearest town go two times a day.
    There is much nature and many scenic areas to be explored. On your free time you might enjoy borrowing a bike and exploring different lakes. If you have a license, you can borrow the car as well.

  • 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

  • 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?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    4 hours a day, 5 days a week

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