Hello everyone, we are a family of 4. Me and my husband and two adult boys. I am a professional photographer and my husband an engineer. Our oldest son is studying to become a social worker and our youngest is studying law.
We live in a beautiful town called Rhenen. We live only about 200m away from the river "The Rhine". Close big cities are: Veenendaal, Utrecht and Arnhem. Amsterdam is about 80km from us.
There is lots of stuff to do here and we will try to make you feel right at home! We are looking for someone who is respectful and easygoing.
We are Christians so we hope you can respect our norms and values.
If you are trying to learn Dutch we will also be happy to help you (if we have the time of course).
DIY and building projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
We want to make you feel right at home and and we are a Dutch-Turkish family so you would learn about two cultures...
We need someone to help us around the house , but especially With PAINTING , after summer ,in September.We will be away for the summer so no need to apply for the coming two months!! So we need someone who has some experience with painting and sanding of course. After summer we need some help also with taking out weeds from the garden .
Putting on wallpaper is also needed, for the bedrooms
Furthermore sometimes ( not very often) we could use some help with websites, updating, installing plugins etc.
N.B.: Unfortunately WE CAN ONLY HOST ONE PERSON!!Please don't apply as a couple or friends...we really have no room !!
UPDATE: WE ONLY NEED A VOLUNTEER FOR APRIL AND AFTER Summer AGAIN ( SEPTEMBER ETC )
You get your own room. You get unlimited WiFi access . Of course you can take breakfast, lunch and have dinner with us.
We like to watch soccer and good movies and series!
We have a bicycle for you that you can use to explore the area. Station is at walking distance.
In your time off there is lots of stuff to do around here! We have a jacuzzi which you can use, only 1km away there is one of the biggest zoo's of the Netherlands (Ouwehands Dierenpark). You can rent a boat and go sailing (6km away), there are lots of forests to go for a walk, we live 500m from the train station and from there you can go to Utrecht (€16) or Amsterdam (€25) and other big cities. In the town Veenendaal (8km away) you can do lots of shopping. We have also a mountain bike for you to use.
Be prepared to work in the rain....you never know about the weather in our country.....:)
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week