Help with housekeeping, painting, carpentry and garden tasks on Vancouver Island, Canada




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  • Description


    I am a well travelled senior female and enjoy the company of like minded people .
    Retired to Nanaimo BC on Vancouver island. The area has beautiful scenery , beaches, several parks , located beside shopping, ferry terminals & a Float plane terminal. The Marina is within walking distance where you can rent water sports equipment.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will benefit exploring the great outdoors walking trails in the many tranquil parks
    .Also Marina activities , water sports rentals , Fishing , Whale watching., Surfing At the world famous surfing Torfino Beach,

    Winter activities has A ski resort located at Mount Washington .
    A Ferry ride to Explore many nearby islands.
    Victoria Capital city is a one and a half hours drive away.
    Vancouver city is a 15 minute flight or one and half hour ferry Ride on the mainland

  • Help


    Presently seeking self motivated organized person to help with ;;;;;
    * General Housekeeping

    Organize rooms to look tidy & .inviting.
    Food provided for you & plan your meals

    There is a variety of projects if you are interested

    * Help me Organize & tidy the garage .
    Outdoor Painting and the usual Garden care

    Future projects......
    Carpentry to build a small glass shelter house out of recycled windows in the garden .
    Build a Wardrobe in the bedroom
    Remove a bedroom carpet & put down vinyl Flooring .
    Add silicone around Bath Tub rim.

    You will have time to relax rest and tour

    As mentioned this workaway project is for a self motivated organized , honest person , who at the end of the work period can be proud & see the result of their efforts that I will certainly appreciate and enjoy ..

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    One Private bedroom , share bathroom.
    Single or Two people (;established couple )
    Food will be provided for you to cook when necessary.
    The house has a lovely ocean & forest view for you to enjoy.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Bus service is available to plan your sightseeing.
    You can travel all over the Island to World famous surfing beaches and parks
    Also visit other islands And Mount Washington ski resort.
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  • 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

    25 hrs per week.

Host ref number: 872329814119