Family and garden in inner north Melbourne

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  • Description


    We are a family of four with two boys of 12 and 14 and a large happy but quite energetic dog called Ziggy.

    We are looking for help with some simple construction projects so it would be wonderful to find someone with basic construction skills. We have painting, gardening and simple maintenance and building work around our house. This includes reeplacing some boards on our house (plinth boards) and we also need some garden landscaping done ( as an example: shifting soil).

    Although we like people from all nationalities, we particularly welcome native French speakers as our boys spent six months in a French school in 2014 and speak basic French. We ask that you try to speak only in French to our boys and to spend some time each day talking with them. In return, we are happy to help if you need to improve your English. The boys are old enough that we don't need someone with experience in looking after kids, but they will like to do sport and board games with you.

    We can offer you a bedroom with a queen sized bed and an optional single bed mattress on the floor and, of course, meals. Our house is large and comfortable and has a big garden. We are in Northcote with easy access to public transport and lively High Street Northcote shops, bars and cafes. And we are less than 10 minutes by public transport from Fitzroy and Collingwood. It is a great location. Our house is 5 kilometres from the city which takes around 17 minutes on public transport.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bricolage et construction
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Entretien général
    Aide à la maison
    Pratique d’une langue
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    We are very open minded but with strong beliefs in ethical and green living. Three of us have fairly quiet personalities, while the youngest member of our family is very outgoing. We eat well and love to cook. We would also love to experience the food from your home and culture. We have had travellers stay before and enjoy the variety it brings to our home.

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide


    Gardening, maintenance, simple building, painting, house work.

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant

  • Hébergement


    Private bedroom with queen sized bed and option of a single bed mattress on the floor

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

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    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?


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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    4 hours per person (max 25 hours/week)

N° de référence hôte : 151246789736

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