Stay in beautiful Sechelt, BC where we have world class hiking, biking and kayaking. Very friendly and comfortable family.

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Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a professional household with no children. We live on the waterfront in an executive home with a large swimming pool, a professional home gym etc. on the beautiful sunshine coast of BC.

    My husband and I work full time and need a suitable person to cook, clean and garden. We also have small building projects and painting projects on occasion. Our community (Sechelt, BC) has world class mountain biking (gravity park and trails) and white water kayaking (skookumchuk narrows).

    We also have many outdoor opportunities: ocean kayaking, hiking, cross country skiing, camping, SUP, fishing, etc. We look forward to hearing from you.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    World class outdoor activities. Learn English. Stay with an accommodating family who are very nice to volunteer for and happy to make you comfortable.

  • Help

    Help

    We are 2 professionals with children in University and one dog. We require help in the garden, cooking, and general maintenance and painting.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Bedroom, full bathroom and kitchen. Full use of house and swimming pool, kayaks, standup paddle board, mountain and road bike and a car if you have an International Drivers License.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The Hidden Groves area is next to the Sandy Hook neighbourhood 6 km from downtown Sechelt and 2 km from Porpoise Bay Provincial Park. The Groves offer trails for hikers and walkers, with easy walks of 15 minutes or so, and longer treks of 3 or 4 kilometres.

    All the trails are very well marked and prepared. There are signs at all intersections containing directions, maps and guides. You cannot get lost. In addition there are take away printed maps in a box at the entrance.

    The Groves includes: ancient giant trees, maple wetland and rocky promontories; there is access and parking at the entrance to the trails; views of Vancouver Island and Sechelt Inlet; and it is a legal off-leash area for dogs.

    The Sechelt Heritage Forest portion of the Groves is a protected interpretive forest, as designated by the Province. Hidden Grove is currently part of the BC Forest and under a special tenure to the Sechelt Community Forest, which has declared the Grove a special high-priority recreational area and mandated it shall not be logged. Volunteers provide daily maintenance and development.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week or long days adding up to 25 hours per week

My husband and our dog Clover in front of our house
At Squamish Sea to Sky Gondola with our daughter and our current workaway - (we hiked up)
Camping Beach by our house
2 minutes from our house
Cross Country skiing close by in the winter - if there is snow - starting mid December
Your bedroom
Your private bathroom
From our deck
Myself and my husband






Host ref number: 831144985482