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  • Travel information

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    My next destination:

    Laos - from Feb 2023 until Feb 2023
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  • Description

    my name is Chris, I recently turned 30 years and I am from Germany. I was born in Berlin, in the last 9 years I lived in Cologne and studied History, German language and literature and after that Social Work.
    For five years now I am working with teenagers which don’t fit in our system in a Youth welfare facility. They do not go to school, have family problems and need support in many areas of life. So I have a lot of experience working with young people and I really enjoy supporting people.
    Now that I have completed my studies I decided that I don’t want to work in a fulltime job yet. I had a frustrating year with Covid and stuff and I need a break from my daily routine. BUT I do want to be productive and do something with value. That’s why I am really looking forward to my workaway adventure.

    In my freetime I like going on biking tours or go swimming, I read a lot and I’m always up for a beer or two. What my friends like about me is that I am a good listener and I think I can put myself in other people's shoes well.
    I like to joke around with the people around me and like everyone to have a good time. Nevertheless, sometimes I also need time for myself.

    I am both a spontanous person but also well organized and if I do something, I do it with all my energy and my heart. I am a fast learner, who likes to work in a team with other people. I believe that everyone can do something to make the world a better place. I am a hardworking person and I am not afraid to get my hands dirty.

  • Interests

    Water sports
    Outdoor activities
    Charity work
    Vegetarian or vegan
    Politics / Social justice
  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Beginner

    More details about my language interests
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  • Skills and knowledge I'd like to share or learn

    I'm interested in:  

    DIY and building projects
    Eco Projects

    Some knowledge of:  

    Charity Work
    Animal Care
    Life at a Farmstay
    Helping around the house
    General Maintenance
  • More details about your skills

    10 years ago I lived in Ecuador for two years and worked there as a teacher at a school in the countryside. Together with the children we started a recycling project and planted a vegetable garden. So I have some skills in teaching, in organizing and in working with young people like I did for the last 5 years in my job.
    I also have experience with gardening, last year we had a field with friends where we grew vegetables.
    I had my own dog and I worked in two dog shelters in Greece ("ark of hope shelter" in Veria and "hopeland" near Thessaloníki). So I know how to handle dogs and have experience in giving medicine, cleaning, feeding and so on.

    I am willing to do any kind of work and can learn quickly if I am shown something beforehand.

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    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements
      I don't eat meat