Easy living and lending a hand in a vibrant family home in the cosmopolitan city of Melbourne, AUS

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  • Description

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    To prospective workawayers. My name is Irene and I live in a gorgeous inner-city suburb in Melbourne called Fairfield, only 25 minutes from Melbourne's thriving CBD by car 40mins by train. My daughters Zena who is 27 years old studying postgraduate counselling and teaching and Ophelia, live with me in our family home. Ophelia is 20 years' old and is in real estate. We have the sweetest cavoodle called Ava, a ball of fluff that thinks she is human. We are a family of Greek descent, my parents arrived to Australia in the 1950's but have since called Australia home.

    From the outset, our family home is quite large. I am an architect. We bought a block of land, sub-divided it and built a house on two thirds of the block, keeping the vacant land free until we decided what to do with it. In 2004, we built a second home for the purpose of hosting international students studying English in Melbourne.

    Today, we have four beautifully-appointed rooms and a house that we run as an Airbnb. We have a very energetic, happy household that is full of life and fond memories.

    I am now working in a senior position in local government, project manager for a number of community facilities, and have come to the stage where i could really benefit from a willing helping hand around the house. We would like to invite a friendly and able person to help with day-to-day chores. We have the ideal family environment, warm and open. In return, we would like to extend our friendship and knowledge of living like a local in Melbourne.

    Please feel free to contact us directly. we look forward to hosting you!

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Pratique d’une langue
    Compagnie pour pers. âgée
    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique / avec Internet

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    We live in an international household that is lively and has a bright atmosphere. Dinner table discussions in particular are unique and interesting with topics being flavored by varied cultural opinions. Our home environment has the youthfulness of a share house and nurturing and supportive nature, minus the mess. We have helped many students in the past with their English through these discussions as well as colloquial Australian dialogue.

  • 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

    Aide

    We would need help with household chores including vacuuming, dusting, mopping, cleaning bathrooms, cooking and maintaining general tidiness. We would also benefit from gardening help, including hedge trimming, pruning, weeding and keeping our vegetable garden healthy.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Greek: Courant
    Anglais: Courant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    We speak English and Greek. Happy to assist with any language exchange!

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    The lucky workawayer will be sleeping in the spacious living room of the student area with a screen for privacy. There is a large bathroom a short walking distance from your area. Your area has a TV table, kitchen nearby bed and bedding and window north-facing with plenty of sunshine and a lovely outlook into the garden. Our section of the home is connected to the section for International students, allowing for a vibrant interaction.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    We are looking for 4-5 hours of work a day, but this is just a guide and there will be flexibility with the days you complete tasks. So over the weekend, you are more than welcome to enjoy all that Melbourne has to offer. We are a short 15 minute walk away from Fairfield Station and it is a short 20 minute commute into the Melbourne CBD. We are a 15 minute bus ride away from an edgy area called Northcote with parks, amazing eateries and really good coffee. We are a family that enjoys showcasing what Melbourne has to offer. You will be welcomed to join us for social and family events. You will be living like a local with us. We also provide bicycles to get around.

  • 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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    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 4 days a week

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