Help me with many projects around the house in Queens, New York



 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    I'm resuming hosting couple for a period of ( two month ) each stay
    We are a family of 3 living in a large new house in Queens New York

    Next spring My daughter got married & moved out, my son has summer full time job
    After she moves I could use two extra set of hands with many projects around the house, I am looking for a couple of persons with enough interest and energy to help me reorganize the house & the Garage
    We are easy going and love meeting new people. We would not ask you to do something or any project that we would not do ourselves.
    UPDATE :
    The above listing was posted at least 2 years ago since than several workaways volunteers visited us ,
    we achieved most of the initial help projects I needed at the time , they had a great time in New York ,
    My married daughter got a baby & moved in her own house close by we definitely had some interesting cultural exchanges
    Accordingly the help needed now is more focused and I will list the details here under

    MAY & June or September & October
    For the above listed periods the help needed will be setting Garage sale twice a week + minor house keeping
    MUST be teams of two as the available accommodation at my place is “one large bed”
    so preferably guests should be 2 well acquainted persons
    Or let me know if you are ready to share it with another work-away
    Let me know what you can do it
    Minimum Stay TWO MONTH

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Total immersion into American culture while staying with an English speaking American family and exploring New York City.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    • General Maintenance
    • Moving things around the house
    • Help in setting Garage sales

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    will provide shared accommodations (with other volunteer) for you to use during your stay. I have pillows, sheets, towels. Some Meals provided, but your more than welcome to use the kitchen and I do share meals as well.
    Both helpers must be either friends or a couple as they will be sharing the same private sleeping room ( bathroom & restroom shared with others, multiple Bathrooms available through the house )

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    From where we live multiple means of transportation are available for commuting to Manhattan & all other New York borough As well as long Island ( average 30 minutes to any other location )
    just a stone's throw from inexpensive public transportation to NYC.
    I will require 5 hours per day 5 days a week, additionally daily after 7 PM You’ll be free to discover New York at your ease
    I enjoy going out often specially in the summer. Sometimes going to another state and your more than welcome to join me

    its easy to reach my house by public transports from JFK

  • 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 will require 5 hours per day 5 days a week

Host ref number: 954527267525

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