Tignes Les Brevieries, French Alps - help in our quaint village in a beautiful setting with lots of outdoor activities

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a small organisation in the French Alps. We are looking for workaways to help us in various ways in our chalet (childcare, french speakers, tradesman, maintenance, hosts , etc). We have a friendly and relaxed French and English speaking team with lots of opportunity to improve your language skills.

    We are based in Tignes les Brevieres with lots of opportunity to develop your french language skills in all roles speaking with french co-workers and locals. There are an abundance of sports and outdoor activities to immerse yourself in directly on our doorstep. We are a small friendly organisation and value our helpers experience.

    Our workaways will receive accommodation, food and salary

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Immersion into a French village community and culture with a mix of French, English and European fellow workers and locals

    French and English speaking language opportunities.

    We are open to teaching our workaways new skills if interested, such as cookery, new crafts, languages, IT skills, etc

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help

    Help

    General helpers, childcare, all tradesman, maintenance etc. We are open minded to all helpers and additional training and skill development can be offered to enhance your experience.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    French and English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Our workaways will receive accommodation, food and salary. Own double room ensuite in one of our chalets with access to comfortable lounge/communal areas shared with other staff with free wifi, TV, DVD's, kitchenette, etc. We have a great team atmosphere with around 10-15 staff during the Interseason, many of whom live in a chalet or apartment together. Since it's the Interseason you are lucky enough to live in a Chalet usually available to guests in high winter/summer, so it is clean, presentable and you have your own private space as well as sociable areas. All food is catered by our professional chef in resort and includes a buffet breakfast, packed lunch and well balanced dinner in your chalet - we don't like anyone to go hungry so food is plentiful!!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    A great opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts to live in the beautiful French Alps with fantastic biking and hiking on your doorstep.

    A short hike up the side of the valley gets you to a mountain refuge, where you can see marmottes and mountain goats and stunning views of Mont Blanc. There a thousands of trails you can explore, perfect for quicks runs to day long hikes, with unforgettable views of some of the highest peaks in Europe.

    It is also an ideal lifestyle for keen road cyclists - there's lots of excellent local road riding as we are in cycling distance to a number of mountain Cols, including the highest paved mountain pass in Europe the Col D'Iseran and the Col de Petit St Bernard which also serves as the border into the Aosta Valley in Italy. Over this pass it is also possible to cycle to the base of Mont Blanc (or drive if you prefer!).

    We also have plenty of mountain biking for those who like to get their tyres dirty. There are beautiful trails all along the valley, and some great downhill runs down from the popular resort of Tignes (although some of it may involve a bit of a push uphill first!

    This is not to mention the beautiful Brevieres lake for keen fisherman, tennis courts and petanque pitch.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5-6 days a week





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