English speaking helper to join our family in Budapest, Hungary

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Hungary

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  • Description

    Description

    I live with my son (9), daughter (7) and a little baby (1,5) on the Buda side in a detached house. I work from home and lead a small media agency dealing with branding, social strategy, SEO and digital services (design and development). We have been living with children and Helpers for almost four years and we have very good experience. By know we could develop a clear and well-functioning system in cooperation with the previous Helpers to make our daily routine more understandable, to clarify the expectations and possibilities of both of us and also easy the integration of a new family-member :) The most important help by us is take care and have fun with the children.

    So, the point is to make everyone feel good and find the harmony that helps soul to develop and bring joy to daily lives. I choose this family system because that could give a natural atmosphere in our home.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    It’s a great opportunity to learn the Hungarian language, get to know the culture and have a good time in Budapest. You can learn about the Hungarian culture and history: how we live in the city, how we think about the world in the present and in the past, what we consider of importance, what we eat and drink traditionally and who are the most famous artists in Hungary.

  • Help

    Help

    We are welcome shorter and longer term Helpers, and of course we are happy if you would like to spend a longer time with us as you can have a deeper relationship with the children and therefore they will be very grateful. Actually we try to make our life with 2 or more Helper. Erasmus or university students are also welcome.

    Our home is located on the Buda side near to Rozsadomb Center. You are expected to feel comfortable like at home so we eat dinners together and we are happy to socialize with you. Full board includes delivering hot meals to us 6 times a week, but of course you can cook it if you wish. We also provide a Hungarian sim card with internet access. A comfortable separate room awaits you. It is important to us that you have a lovely time here and enough free time to discover the city.

    As this is a long term commitment you should be comfortable living away from home for an extended period of time. You will also need to be patient and adaptable as there can be changes in the calendar at short notice, but usually things will work as scheduled.

    Tasks: Going to the playground with the kids, reading, singing, drawing with them, changing diapers etc. We also try to make a practical system to help the housekeeping during the helping hours, in addition we have a cleaning lady who comes to the house every Monday.

    The children speak basic English, they are smart, cooperating, lively and very curious.

    Between September and June the kids go to school which is 20 minutes by bus. You might use the family car after the probation period. They attend a Waldorf school. Therefore it is really important that when you accompany the kids you never use the mobile phone and never give the mobile phone to the kids either. The kids must not watch cartoons, they need real thoughtfulness from you.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Hungarian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We live in a detached house of two stories. There are 4 bedrooms, two bathrooms, huge living room etc. and a small garden. You will have a private room on the second floor and of course you can use our WiFi.
    The area is very nice and peaceful, close to the Buda Hills, while the downtown and the Margaret Island also not so far away, as well as many thermal baths are nearby. And a big cave (Pálvölgyi cave) open to anyone!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You will spend time with young children, so its could be helpful if you learn a basic Hungarian skills to communicate with them. ☺️ For example Google Translate also could be helpful.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    6 hours a day, 5 days a week

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