Vanessa

From: France

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    Account Type

    Individual account

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    Travelling to

    France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland

  • Badges

    Super Workawayer
    Explorer

  • My status

    Travelling


    I am traveling around Sweden, France, Spain and Andorra

  • Description

    Hi there! I am Vanessa :)
    I am from Andorra (the little country of the pyrenees) and I have been living in Barcelona and Paris for the past 12 years.
    I had a great time living in this cities but it’s time for me now to have a break from it and deep dive into the natural world, discover new cultures, landscapes and most of all, people!
    It’s my first big work break and I am very excited to develop new skills and let my creativity recharge. I am in the middle of a career switch and I can’t imagine a better way to expand my vision of the future then travelling!
    My wish is to travel around Europe from July to October. Meanwhile traveling and discovering new locations and lifestyle I want to seize the opportunity to help and learn in sustainable and social impact projects.
    It’s now my turn to give back to the world :)

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

    I'm interested in:  

    Life at a Farmstay
    Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Charity Work

    Some knowledge of:  

    Gardening
  • More details about your skills

    - interior design
    - visual merchandising and marketing
    - management and leadership training
    - restaurant and hotel (bartending, kitchen help, receiving guests, tourist management..)
    - housekeeping (cleaning, cooking, child care, elder care...)
    - pet sitting
    - communication and socialize (fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Catalan)
    - sports: Yoga, hiking
    - some skills on gardening and farming
    Hi am a Visual Merchandiser working as a manager in an international sport gear corporation. I studied Interior Design and I love any creative work like graphic design. But I have to say that I am not an expert.
    I am currently transitioning my career towards Management, leadership and team dynamics and in the past years I have been involved in talent development, training, coaching and mentoring.
    So if anyone needs some guidance on creating happy and productive work environment, I can definitely help on that.
    I have 8 years of experience in hotel and restaurant (I owned a business back in the days, a little hotel on a top of a Mountain!). So anything regarding kitchen help, bartending, receiving guests, cleaning... I am ready!
    Other skills from past experience and my own interests are anything related to housekeeping, cooking, cleaning, child care and any other work around the house.
    I am very sociable and love to talk to new people. I am fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Catalan (the official language in Andorra!). So any work facing clients will be good for me :)
    Regarding sports. I like to practice regularly yoga and hiking, and I am open to any outdoor experience.
    I have just a little experience on gardening, handyman, farming and animal care. But I am a fast learner and not afraid of hard work. I would love to get more connected to the nature and physical work so please, help me developing this new skills.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Catalan: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

    More details about my language interests
    This workawayer has indicated that they would be interested in sharing their language(s) or learning a new language. You can contact them directly to discuss this.

  • Age

    41

  • What else ...

    I am passionate about hiking and get lost in the nature.
    I also love dancing and live music! Would love to discover local tranditions.
    And to relax, nothing better then a great book, but my definetly favourite is listening stories, from people, places, cultures...

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies
      No alergies

    • Special dietary requirements
      Ideally, vegeterian and gluten free. But I am very flexible and adaptable.

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