Come and help our family with gardening, maintenance and babysitting in the Molltal, Austria



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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

  • Description


    We are a family in the Austrian Alps in the Molltal, with a mixed Hungarian and South African background running a bed and breakfast. We speak English, Hungarian and Italian.

    We are easy going and fun loving blessed with two lovely little children (age 1 and 4).

    Awesome views and peaceful nature surround us, close to Austria's highest peak, the Grossglockner.
    The region provides fantastic outdoor activities such as paragliding, rafting, climbing.
    There is a bicycle path right behind our house and countless tracks for hiking.
    Heiligenblut, the famous religious spot is about 10 minutes drive from us and the mountain pass 'Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse provides breathtaking views to nature lovers.

    With a unique micro climate the valley has hot summer days but cool nights.

    There are 9 rooms in our guesthouse and our garden is about 500 square meter.
    During summer we operate a small restaurant for snacks and a public bar.
    Near the house one finds the bus stop for connections to places in the valley and also the nearest town, Lienz.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Having mixed origins in our family provides us with the opportunity of getting deeper knowledge of different cultures but we always like to extend the possibilities and meet interesting people.

    We are not Austrians and don't speak German at a good level, but English can be practiced with us and the locals being very friendly provide the chance if one wants to improve Austrian German.

    Farm culture is strong in the area and people are open about sharing their knowledge also through village events.

    What one doesn't find here is active night life.
    The region is truly peaceful and more suitable for individuals who prefer active days but quiet nights.

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    Projects involving children

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  • Help


    We are looking for TWO individuals who could join our family team having two DIFFERENT tasks.

    One friendly, helpful person could stay with us for a month, max 6 weeks (from the end of May til the end of June, middle of July) and give us a hand with gardening (clearing, sweeping, weeding, re-arranging wood stored in the garden, mowing the lawn, cutting tree branches), maintenance (little paint jobs, re-arranging the garage and shed) and small works around the house (including the painting of the room where he will be staying, and paving) helping 3 hours a day, 5 days a week (that would probably be Tue-Wed-Thu-Fri and Sat).

    The other friendly and flexible person could stay with us for a minimum of 6 weeks (starting at the end of May) ideally up to 3-3,5 months (in case of mutual likeness). She would be babysitting my little ones (Erik 4 and Olivia 1), helping 3 hours a day, 5 days a week (that would probably be Mon-Tue-We-Fri and Sat).

    Both our new friends will be provided with breakfast and welcome to join us for our weekly bbq event every Sunday where food and couple of drinks will be offered.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We have two separate, simple but comfortable rooms for our helpers with a shared bathroom and toilet
    In case we would happen to host a couple, we probably can arrange a double bedroom for them

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    With several outdoor activities one can never get bored around here.
    Our team members are welcome to our weekly bbq events when we hopefully have good chats.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 965447996419