Experience Rural Family life and help around our home near Kilkenny, Ireland

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Irlanda

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    Última actividad

    08/01/2021

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  • Medallas

    Super Host
 
  2021 

 Estancia mínima:  Al menos 2 semanas

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Help in any area of below list would be good.

    1. General assistance within our house as my energy levels can sometimes be low.

    2. Gardening - general tidy and help alongside my husband with removing some old small trees in the garden.

    3 If interested in old furniture - antiques and restoring them, again it would be great to meet someone with these talents.

    4. Optional :Sewing machine skills, only required for repairs of small items of clothing.

    5. If knowledge on Digital Marketing/Social Media that would be of great help to me, as this is an area that I need to get better on.

    Not all above required at any one time. If interested in any one area of above, this would be a great assistance,

    We are a family of four, my husband has a tillage farm, and this is eco- themed. We also have two holiday houses which are rented to tourists during the tourist season. Our local town of Kilkenny has a Castle and attracts lots of tourists and a good social town. We have two school attending boys, aged 11 & 13 years. Due to my health not being 100% at this time, due to my energies some jobs can be a little challenging at times.

    We are both involved in tourism at a local level and hold annually a Heritage Week event during the month of August - Irish Music and Dance. (not in the present time - due to Covid)

    On days off, we provide bicycles to travel around the local area, lovely villages of Paulstown, Gowran and Goresbridge, which has the River Barrow, nice for walks/cycle or activities during summer on the river. We will drive you to bus ( Gowran or Paulstown) which has connections to Waterford and Dublin (frequently troughout the day). We offer own room, wifi in house, shared bathroom, meals, bicycle use and transport to local buses. We frequently travel to Kilkenny, so a lift will be available or other local towns

    We aim to make your time with us as stress free and enjoy what Ireland has to offer, in return all we want is an extra pair of hands around the house/Garden.

    Only apply for position, if you feel you can adapt into our family life, engage in conversation, and enjoy our culture.

    We are an easy going but busy family so it's important that you would be able to jump straight in and be self motivated and be enthusiastic, we will teach you some new skills in our area of work, but we would like you to have some skills also.

    We have 2 cats.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda en una granja
    Ayuda doméstica
    Cuidado de animales
    Práctica de idiomas
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Experience of Irish family.
    Rural Ireland - nature at it's best.
    Local communities.
    Living/sharing with an Irish family
    We like to hear of other cultures life styles and to hear other peoples stories, as this makes for the exchange to be beneficial for us also.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    1. Help in house - general

    2. General outdoor duties: gardening


    Sewing or updating old furniture (upholstery ) skills. This is a hobby of mine and wouldn't mind meeting someone with similar interests.

    On days off, if staying around house for meals, help with meals times is expected, e.g. prepare table setting, wash up or clean out dishwasher. We feel this is a reasonable request.

  • Idiomas hablados

    English: Fluido
    German: Principiante
    French: Principiante

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    Own bedroom in our house. Shared bathroom. Towels can be supplied. Wifi available in house as we feel communicating verbally is part of getting to know the culture as well. All Meals included, but help with clean up etc is required.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Kilkenny is a beautiful town/city and has a castle.
    Centrally located for touring the South East of Ireland.
    Bus connection to Dublin, Kilkenny and Waterford from our local village (Gowran or Paulstown) which are 3 kms away, and we are happy to bring you to meet buses.
    Bicycle available for use and guidance for scenic routes available.
    Rivers walks in Goresbridge, Horse Sales in Goresbridge, and Horse Racing in Gowran, all 3 kms away. Also water activities on River Barrow, - Kayaking, canoeing etc.
    Shops and pubs/bars/cafe in villages of Gowran, Paulstown and Goresbridge

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Recently we have had workaways who did work online from our home. Out wifi is able for Zoom calls.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    We live on a farm, a motor home is possible to park,

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Uno

  • ...

    Horas esperadas

    maximum 4/5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicación: (5.0)

































Número de referencia de anfitrión: 856762513947