From: Belgium

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    Account Type

    Individual account

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    Travelling to

    Belgium, France

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    Travel dates

    19/07/2020 - 01/08/2020

  • Badges

    Good Workawayer

  • My status

    At home

  • Description

    I'm a happy married woman and mother of 3 wonderfull, almost grown up kids. We've also 3 guestdaughters, 2 from Thailand and 1 from the french part of Belgium. They are AFS exchange-students who lived in our family for one year or several months.
    I am a student counselor in a secondary school in the city of Antwerp. At this moment I'm taking a sabbatical for 7 months which started in september 2019. In this period I don't want to stay at home but have new experiences abroad.
    I really like to travel and have contact with people from other countries/cultures. Other intrests: cooking, visiting/going out with family and friends, working in the (vegetable) garden, reading, swimming, yoga, hiking/being in nature,...

  • Skills and knowledge I'd like to share or learn

    Some knowledge of:  

    Babysitting and creative play
    Being an elderly companion
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Life at a Farmstay
    Eco Projects
    Helping around the house
    Charity Work
    Language practice
  • More details about your skills

    I am good in taking care of people, young and old. That means: I am good at listening to people, at being there when needed, at giving advices about how to cope with certain problems, I know how to take care of young children/babies and how to deal with teenagers and old people. I can give handmassages, I'm used to work with people from different cultures and with specific needs (e.g. autism, deaf people, children from disadvantaged families,...).
    As I have been a teacher for several years, I have teaching skills.
    The kitchen is one of my favorite places at home and also outside since I assist in cooking classes. I like to prepare healthy food with fresh ingredients.
    I love being outside. I maintain our own garden and each tuesday I help in a vegetable garden (planting, weeding, harvest, ...).
    I know how to manage a household (cleaning, washing, cooking, shopping, gardening, painting walls, ...).

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Intermediate
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Age


  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies
      I'm not allergic.

    • Special dietary requirements
      I prefer vegetarian food if possible, but I do eat meat/fish.