We are currently
Our next destination:India View all
We are both retired teachers, living just north of Manchester, England. Oscar taught Chemistry, some English and Maths. Helen taught History, French and English. We have done paid and voluntary work with children, young people and adults and have experience of working with community organisations.
We like being outdoors, enjoying gardening and walking - Oscar goes running ( 10K and more ) and plays competitive tennis.
We go travelling regularly - visiting countries in Asia, Africa and Europe. We can get by in several languages between us.
Skills and knowledge we'd like to share or learnBabysitting and creative playCreating/ Cooking family mealsHelping with Computers/ Internet
We're interested in:General MaintenanceEco ProjectsHelping around the houseHospitality/TourismCharity WorkLanguage practiceArt Projects
Some knowledge of:GardeningDIY and building projectsBeing an elderly companionLife at a FarmstayAnimal Care
Able to teach about:Teaching
More details about your skills
Can do most jobs in the garden and the house. Have teaching and related skills. Oscar has a level 2 Fitness Instructor's Certificate and we both practice yoga regularly. Have some experience of looking after animals.
Have done a fair amount of DIY and building work.
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What else ...
Oscar is super-fit, strong and healthy. We can both tackle almost any job.
Due to commitments at home we cannot both always volunteer together.
Some more information
Special dietary requirements
Mainly vegetarian + fish.. can survive on bread and fresh fruit and vegetables.