Help a Family with a Garden and Dogs in Seattle, Washington
There are always plenty of things to do around here. It's nice to have another person around to keep our two dogs company while our family is at work and school all day.
Currently, I am looking for a female volunteer (I am already hosting another woman) to help me from ~June 22 - September. Due to COVID-19, I would like to limit turnover. There is also a bit of training involved to be able to help our family.
20 hours of help per week
Help look after and take care of animals.
Help look after, educate and instruct children.
Teach a language to guests or local communities.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
What you get
2 days off per week
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Tours:
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
You can use our laundry room freely.
Bikes at your disposal:
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Use our equipped kitchen:
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Over 18 years old
Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs
What's not included
Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa
There are always plenty of things to do around here. Honestly, it's just sometimes nice to have another person around (in & out of the house) to keep our two dogs company while our family is at work and school all day.
Activities & Shift
These are examples of some the tasks that we find helpful. Please keep in mind that we are willing to honor preferences, i.e. "I like gardening," etc. If you see something on this list that you don't enjoy, please don't let that deter you from contacting us! Again, these are just ideas of things that are helpful to our family; it's a starting point for discussion. We can talk more about the exchange when we Skype or FaceTime.
- Walk dogs 30-60 min, play frisbee with dog
- Clean up from the morning rush - start dishwasher, clean up kitchen, dining table, etc
- Empty dishwasher? Load dishwasher?
- Organize the artwork station / keep it tidy
- Measure out the dogs' food (every other week)
- Tidy a cupboard or pantry
- Shake out couch blankets & put back
- Run Dyson vacuum in laundry room or Roomba
- Pick up dog poop in the yard
- Wipe out refrigerator
I'm happy to share our household rules with you when we talk.