Help me around the house and explore Rosebud, Canada



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  • Description


    I am an artist, graphic designer, and college instructor who lives in a beautiful tiny hamlet in Southern Alberta, Canada. I am 62 years old and live in a house that is much older than me. Rosebud is located in an idyllic valley in the middle of prairie farming land. It is only a half-hour drive from the Badlands to the east and a couple of hours to the Rockies in the west. Calgary is only just a little over an hour away. Rosebud itself is a cultural centre with a theatre arts school and live theatre attracting a large number of visitors to the area.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Visitors will have the opportunity to learn artistic skills (analog and digital) no matter their current level of ability. They will get to live in a peaceful, quiet environment, close to nature and a very welcoming and creative community.

  • Help


    I'm looking for help in running, maintaining, and improving the house and yard. I also could use a studio assistant in my art practice. Finally, if someone has computer skills, or would like to learn them, I need help in sorting and editing my huge collection of photographs, as well as other creative work on the computer.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    I have a smattering of all sorts of languages (Spanish, German, Japanese), but am willing to learn much more, though I will likely be a little slow. I am a good teacher.

  • Accommodation


    Travellers will have a private bedroom and full access to one and a half baths, living room, and kitchen in a hundred-year-old home that is fully renovated and has served as a popular rent place. All groceries will be supplied and the host will cook one meal a day. There is a large screen TV with all streaming services, fast internet service, and a fireplace.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I have been a happy and successful host for 5 years, but would like a change of pace. I am typically an introvert, but enjoy daily social contact. Guests are welcome to live as independently as they wish. Attractions in the area include such things as The Royall Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology, many hiking trails in the Badlands, and Rosebud Theatre itself. There is no easy access to any kind of public transportation, but arrangements for vehicle usage may be possible.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    I have good internet and can provide a comfortable working space.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    I have space available right next to my house with electrical access.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    I welcome any kind of pets. I'm a big fan of animals.

  • 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 days a week

Host ref number: 974328642983