Help at large beautiful 16C villa in Tuscany

The Exchange

Our villa is based near Lucca with swimming pool and tennis court, surrounded by olive groves. We run as a venue for Weddings, Private Rentals, Wellness Retreats, Cooking Courses as well as B&B. During the summer we have guests from all over the world staying with us. We need help with general maintenance of villa (painting, organising space, gardening), guest service (check ins and check outs), cleaning and occasionally animal care.


25 hours of help per week

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Get free drinks or beverages.: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Intermediate English

Over 21 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We require an individual or ideally a couple who are looking to spend the summer season with us , who are able and willing to help with all aspects of running the household/business. Please only apply if you are looking for a longer term position.

Jobs might included checking in, and checking out guests, carrying suitcases, being onsite to help guests with booking activities, general maintenance and cleaning. You would need to be a people person; good with guests and presentable. Either Italian language or English is a requirement (both is a bonus!).

Hours/Days would be need to be flexible and not always consecutive - depending on the requirements of clients, check in/out times etc. We are looking for people who are interested in getting involved in the enterprise and being part of the team.

Lucca lively with a wealth of bars shops and restaurants but there is

Activities & Shift

We will ask you to work 5 days a week for 5 hours. At the moment we need help mostly with maintenance, gardening and cleaning. During months of July, August and September we need more help with guests, housekeeping, breakfast service.


We provide weekly food allowance, please note that most of the time you will be responsible for your groceries (we will try to organise weekly trips to big supermarket in Lucca, but sometimes you might have to take a bus or have a walk to closest shop, there is also a good trattoria next to the villa) and cook for yourself.