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Home Stay Brabant Wallon, Belgium

4.5
19 reviews19

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Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
Connect with the locals
5 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Learn about sustainability
3 travelers learned about sustainability working with this host
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

30h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Tent
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
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 Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
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.
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The Experience

Necesitamos a personas responsables, motivadas, trabajadoras y respetuosas para trabajar de Lunes a Viernes de 8 a 14hrs . Mantenimiento en general, restauración y jardinería ,Ofrecemos todas las comidas y un cuarto independiente.

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Requirements

  • Beginner Spanish or Beginner English
  • Between 20 and 35 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
3 weeks

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19 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Home Stay

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

5 Meeting locals

3 Learning about sustainability

2 Immersing in the local culture

2 Get in touch with nature

2 Developing social awareness

1 Meeting international travelers

Germany

4

The house is a huge construction site, work is underway at all points. I had my own room.
My main task was to sand oil paints off a wall. We also brought bulky waste to the recycling center and I did a little gardening.
The family was friendly to me and offered to show me local sights or to come with me to Silvia's yoga class. Silvia prepared delicious meals, the plantains were delicious!

2 months ago

Singapore

1

Silvia was extremely difficult to work with, which comes as a surprise given the many good reviews.
She tried cancelling on me twice after I had bought my plane tickets.
I eventually convinced her otherwise, and tried my best to understand her expectations to better work with her. I was commited to do my best, but she was unhappy that I was either too slow(when I tried to be detailed) or too messy (when I sped up to appease her).
She went to the extent of saying "Asians are meant to be perfectionists, and you aren't at all!"
On the 4th day, she decided to kick me out without prior notice.

3 months ago


silvia replied

I am Yves, the husband. Yes our house is 20 mn by foot from the station but we didn't spoke about pick you up. You presented yourselves as young people with military training and you are complaining about walking 20 min? Really? Shower rules were know before you arrive and accepted, my wife also show you the whole house by video conversation through WhatsApp, so no surprise. There was plenty of ffp1 and ffpw masks for the dust work... Everybody use some when needed. You didn't use that mask you are showObviously it was broken and nobody used it like that. You just took that picture to defame. You stayed in our house what do you know about his renovation? All electricity and plumbing is done by professionals. I am doing myself all the wall plastering and putting the. Tile, ground, painting etc. Worldpackers helped us in destruction works and gardenigs mainly, or some ground works with this who were capable of, working with me. The true is that you and your friend have 2 left hands and no actitud to learn. You didn't want or were unable to hold the disc grinder more than one minute... That's why we ask you to find another place. Neither we kicked you from one day to other, we let you some days to find a place and you found it for the next day... It was your decision. Then you come with all those personal things here on the web to defend yourself... Speakings about my daughter's or that we are racist and bla bla... Come on. I will not respond anymore to your comments and ha I don't think you speak an Oxford english neither.

Singapore

1

Listing untrue. Her house is 20mins walk to train station plus a 20mins train. Thus time to Brussels centre is 40mins not 20mins mentioned. Pickup mentioned is false. Language barrier due to Silvia's barely beginner English. Rules such as shower once only after work. Rooms provided has mold, broken furniture and soiled clothes. Safety equipment provided to do certain task was lacking. (mask without front filter, https://postimg.cc/06S8jxrj) They are seeking to renovate their entire house using worldpackers.

Read more at https://postimg.cc/BXqyYxXy

3 months ago


silvia replied

I am Yves, the husband. Yes our house is 20 mn by foot from the station but we didn't spoke about pick you up. You presented yourselves as young people with military training and you are complaining about walking 20 min? Really? Shower rules were know before you arrive and accepted, my wife also show you the whole house by video conversation through WhatsApp, so no surprise. There was plenty of ffp1 and ffpw masks for the dust work... Everybody use some when needed. You didn't use that mask you are showObviously it was broken and nobody used it like that. You just took that picture to defame. You stayed in our house what do you know about his renovation? All electricity and plumbing is done by professionals. I am doing myself all the wall plastering and putting the. Tile, ground, painting etc. Worldpackers helped us in destruction works and gardenigs mainly, or some ground works with this who were capable of, working with me. The true is that you and your friend have 2 left hands and no actitud to learn. You didn't want or were unable to hold the disc grinder more than one minute... That's why we ask you to find another place. Neither we kicked you from one day to other, we let you some days to find a place and you found it for the next day... It was your decision. Then you come with all those personal things here on the web to defend yourself... Speakings about my daughter's or that we are racist and bla bla... Come on. I will not respond anymore to your comments and ha I don't think you speak an Oxford english neither.

Uruguay

5

Silvia is an excellent host, I really enjoyed my stayed at her house, food was great, she gave us bicycles, and was really friendly and kind with us.
The work is not easy, you have to be really punctual and commit with the job, you also have to be really clean with the working space and tools. You also have to like kids, Silvia and her husband, Yves, have two beautiful little girls that play and run all over the place, and they'll surely play with you. Is very important to have initiative, but you'll get used to it. Oh and is very important to finish what you started.

3 months ago


silvia replied

Son únicos. !!! Nosotros también los extrañamos, por qué de.alguna manera lo más importante para mí.. independiente de todo lo que nos ayudaron. Siempre fue su gran alegría y simpatía que compartían con mis niñas. En verdad eso no tengo con qué pagárselo. Yves y yo se los agradecemos de todo corazón. Todavía preguntan por ustedes. Cuídense mucho! Los queremos mucho.un fuerte abrazo !! pd. Luego me mandan a sus hermanos !!!

United States

5

We can’t say enough about Sylvia and Yves. They made us feel at home everyday. We felt like we were apart of their family. They feed us some of the best food we’ve ever had. They showed us spots and encouraged us to visit the surrounding area on our days off. We made lifelong friends.

5 months ago

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