Come and be a part of our family in Volleges, Switzerland

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  • Last activity: 30 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    We are a bilingual (English French) family of three living in a little village called Cries, close to the world famous ski resort: Verbier. The parents, Adam and Caroline, are mountain guides and their daughter Olivia is 10 years old. She is happy, sporty (climbing, skateboarding, biking, skiing, ski touring, ice climbing, ice skating, swimming, we also have a trampoline, etc.) and loves her school. We have a dog called Brownie. We live in a new house we built with a spare bedroom for "our" workaway.
    Our community is mostly bilingual and very active. In the winter, we guide skiing, ski touring and ice climbing and our schedules change a lot so we need help to have more flexibility with Olivia's schedule and to walk the dog and help with cleaning. Mostly, one of us is around but sometimes we need help to take Olivia to her activities and around the house. We would need the dog to be taken on walks or bike rides once a day minimum.
    During our free time, we do lots of activities with Olivia and on our own and would be happy to include "our" workaway when possible.
    We are looking for someone independent, helpful, kind, self motivated, reliable and sporty. We would like that person to take Olivia skiing, biking and doing sports when we can't be around. An added bonus would be someone who could teach Olivia music or a language.
    More about us here: ask us for the links

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Animal Care
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are multicultural family and would include the person in our family and home and outdoor activities.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    - Olivia: taking her to her activities when needed, playing with her, teaching her, be an inspiration for her
    - Help cleaning around the house and cooking
    - Walk the dog 1-2x a day

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    German: Intermediate
    Italian: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    Single bedroom in a nice new chalet

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    1-5 hours a day, 5 days a week, sometimes more, sometimes less

Host ref number: 865238922941

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