Learn about the Italian way of life while looking after children and helping around the house in Liguria, Italy

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 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    I am Catherine, I am french, my partner Jim is american and we are retired
    We live in a lovely house in Liguria by the seaside
    My son lives abroad and will come to visit with his wife and 3 chidren for holidays

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn about the italian way of life, the culture as well as the langage if you wish
    We can also speak French if you are interested
    we like also to communicate our passion for organic gardening and sustainable house

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    Projects involving children

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  • Help


    My name is Catherine and I live in a lovely house by the seaside in Italy in Liguria ( 1 hour east of Nice )
    I need some help to take care of my 3 beautiful grandchildren who will come for holidays as well as some help in sharing light housework ( wash dishes, put some order etc...)
    I am looking for a young girl who speaks english or french for 1 or 2 weeks between the 6th of July and the 7th of august
    My grandchildren ( 7y, 5y and 8 months ) speak english and french
    An experience with children would be great

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    I would be happy to share my knowledge in French and Italian

  • Accommodation


    the house is big with a nice garden and a swimming pool
    you will have your own bedroom and bathroom.

    We will have meals together and once in a while we will go to have a pizza together
    If you like to cook you can help but you don't have to

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our house is only 10 minutes by foot from the beach so on your freetime you can enjoy the sea
    and we will take you to visit with us some beautifull villages and towns around by the seaside
    you can also take an easy train by yourself to visit Liguria or a bus

  • 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?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 937658889514

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