Renovating, painting and garden help near Öland, Sweden

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Sweden

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    19/09/2019

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  • Description

    Description

    Hej!

    Together with my sons I live in a big house in a small village. There is some work in the house and in the garden that needs to be done. Some advise and brainstorming will be great, but most of all I need practical help. We love to meet people and to learn other languages and of course you can learn our language too. We are a Dutch family, living in Sweden for more than six years and we speak several languages.

    Note: I really need someone who is fit for the job, physically, mentally and otherwise, you can't crash here. After having had some unfit people I need someone who can and wants to do something and has know how .

    You cannot be here if you are depending on alcohol, drugs or even prescription drugs.
    A certificate of conduct is required.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural environment (glasfactories) a lot of space and fresh air. You can learn to speak Swedish, English or Dutch. The possibility to visit interesting places, like the castle in Kalmar, the county museum, the forrest to pick berries and mushrooms. You can fish or swim in one of the lakes.

  • Help

    Help

    Renovating
    Painting
    Gardning
    Help in the house
    General maintenance are the main things.
    The children love to meet people and are very open and frank, would be great if you like to spend time with them too.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Dutch, English, Swedish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a room ready for a volunteer and we share the bathroom. We can have our meals together if you want to eat here, mostly flexitarian food, not to much meat. In the weekends we can go out and visit places, or you can go by yourself to the gym, swimming pool or play volleyball.
    You’ll have two days off during week days.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Easy to travel around once you are in the next village, Emmaboda where the train station is. There is a buss from the small village we live to get to the train station or you can borrow a bike (8 km). By train it's one hour to Växjö, Kalmar and Karlskrona in the middle of 'Glasriket' in Småland. The nearest airport is one hour away. 'Utvandrarnasled', is with walk, cycle and canoe trips. This is the route the emigrants took when they left Sweden and went to the USA.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week








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