Come help in our garden in a small village in the canton of Vaud in Lausanne, Switzerland




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    Hi! We are a couple Martine (63) and Jean-Paul (69)' and we have 4 children between 33 and 42 years old, but they aren't living with us anymore. We are horticulturist and we have a big place around the house with some trees, fruit trees, plants, flowers, and a garden with vegetable, and we need help to take care of all in spring, summer and beginning of autumn.
    Pour venir chez nous, le workaweyer doit avoir une base de français pour comprendre les consignes.
    Je pars travailler certains matins ailleurs et le workaweyer peut donc être seul.
    Nous demandons 4h de travail par jour, avec les 2 jours de congé au bout d’une semaine, parfois 8h un jour et congé l’autre jour, et cela vous laisse une journée complète pour partir visiter.. à convenir ensemble.

    In october and november we are looking for men Who can carry heavy things, and Who knows about carpentry and Woodwork, because we are working on a little house in le canton du Valais. We will go there with my car.

    Pour plus d’informations, n’hésitez pas à nous contacter!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    So you can learn to live with swiss people, in a typical village, and also to learn about the nature, and how to take care of the nature, of the garden and the flowers. We only speak french and a little german.

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    We are looking for some help in the garden, to cut the grass, to prune the trees, some chores around the house and to go for a walk with the dog if you want. If you stay some days, we can go to the mountain in our little house to take care of this place aswell. like painting or some other spontanious tasks. (If you want to).
    Je recherche de l aide fin octobre - début novembre pour démonter un grand cabanon. Joli travail en Valais pour 2 hommes manuels.
    Pas un travail pour les dames, ni pour des personnes ayant peu de forces physiques.

  • Languages spoken

    French: Fluent
    German: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    We have a room in our house or if you prefer you can sleep in your tent if you have one!
    The minimum stay with us is two weeks.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live in a small village in the canton of Vaud, near the town of Vevey, Lausanne and Fribourg. From our House you can take the train (5 minutes) go to these towns (they are 20 minutes by train or car), or if you prefer to stay on the campaign, you can go for a short or long walks, there are plenty of hikes around! If you have a bike too, there are many ways to roll! Last year, we had several workaway and it was a great experience, all these young people with whom we spent good times to laugh and to work in a good mood. For many years, we had a lot of students from German Switzerland, they were interested in learning French, it's like a custom for us to have someone in our House! :-)

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    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    4 heures par jour max, 5 j/sem.

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