Help with housekeeping, painting, 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

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Language exchange.
    You will benefit exploring the great outdoors walking trails in the many tranquil parks.
    Marina activities , water sports rentals , Fishing , Whale watching., . A Ferry ride to Explore many nearby islands.
    Victoria Capital city is a one and a half hours drive away.
    Vancouver city is one and half hour ferry Ride on the mainland .

  • Help


    Presently seeking self motivated enthusiastic honest person who can do the chores independently If necessary.
    * detailed General Housekeeping

    Stage rooms , Organize / de-clutter to look tidy & inviting.
    Interior decorator skills useful .
    Food provided for you to plan your meals

    There is a variety of projects if you are interested.

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

    Add silicone around Bath Tub rim and shower.

    You will have time to relax rest and tour if you wish .

    As mentioned this workaway project is for a self motivated , organized honest person , who at the end of the work period can be proud to see the result of their efforts. If you send me an enquiry for a workaway vacancy i will Respond . Please have the politeness to acknowledge my response . Thank you.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    One Private bedroom , share bathroom.
    Cleaning supplies provided to clean up after yourself .
    Suitable for Single or Two people ( established couple )
    Please ensure the room is clean and dusted & ready for the next guest when you check out.
    Food is supplied & will be available for you to cook if 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
    To avoid any misunderstanding Inform me what help you can provide and that you are capable to perform the work you mentioned . Also indicate if you have a future workaway schedule booked. It helps me to plan for other workawayers who are enquiring for a stay .If you correspond with me requesting a workaway period please acknowledge / respond to my reply as I will respond to you.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Yes you Can park A small camper van on the property. Please send a photo to show & describe the size

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    25 hrs per week.

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Host ref number: 872329814119