Having fun with homeschooling-kids, gardening, helping with daily household stuff in Hellikon, Switzerland



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  • Description


    We are a family of 5 with 3 homeschooling boys (6, 14 and 15). We live in a small village in nothwestern Switzerland surounded by nature and run a kids-clothes-onlinestore.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have spent many years in India, the kids speak German and English, we are vegetarians.... we combine Swiss and India in our life - if you are interested in a kind of multikulti, it could sure be great for you to spend time with us.

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  • Help


    We need help in and around the house, there is always a lot to do :) Cleaning, cooking (vegetarian), learning and playing with the kids, gardening.......

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We live in a big house with many rooms - all occupied by kids or ideas :) Which room you can use, depends on your requirements - if you travel alone, in twos or as a family - we surely find a good solution. The garden is big - a lot of work but also a lot of space/place. Our office and vegetable-garden is just on the next plot - forrest less than 50 meters away.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are vegetarians and do not accept non-vegetarian food in our house.
    We live next to the forrest and you can use the pool in the garden if its warm enough :)
    Nearby city is Basel which you can reach within less than an hour by public transport.

    WE NEED:
    -friendly people who like to spend time with children
    -happy and open minded people
    -helping hands

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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 possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Dogs welcome

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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