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Join a small family living in Somerset west in the Western cape, South Africa



 Min stay requested: 1 week or less



  • Description


    We are a small family living In Cape Town
    Will be looking for assistance with kids school drop offs and painting and home maintenance

    Accommodation would be a bed in the house
    There are many leisure activities such as surfing, fishing and boating at the local Strand beach
    You would need to be self motivated and a real handy person with the garden and with painting

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will benefit from integrating with South African locals, and having easy access to tourist activities of the Heldeberg, with Stellenbosch being a short distance away.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Assisting in driving the kids to school
    Attending the vegetable garden at the house and some general housekeeping and shared cooking
    Painting the house

    Sober household

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Afrikaans: Fluent
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    Would like to learn German or Irish

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation will be in a comfortable bed in the house. Bedding will be provided, Food will be communal meaning that all can pitch in and help from time to time with cooking and cleaning up afterwards. The kitchen will be packed with mostly Healthy ingredients. Cape town CBDis a 30 min drive away so, there are local shops on our doorstep if there is anything you cant live without i would suggest you bring it along. Its a good idea to bring along your own snacks to enjoy between meals and any delicacies and luxury items to add to the co-created meals. There is parking if you have your own car and Uber and Bolt for transportation if necessary

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    water sports such as snorkeling, paddling, swimming and boating
    If you see a job is yours. Lets co create paradise.
    There is no free wifi, although there is signal to connect to the internet using your mobile device.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    There is parking within the security complex

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 993992434868

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