Offering the upper level room for fellow travellers

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Offering the upper level room for fellow travellers

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionI'm Valentin, living in the mountain area (Wallis) in south Switzerland. My home is a cute house with garden located in a traditional wine village in the main valley. I love traveling, being in nature, good food and much more. I have an open and welcoming character, enjoy connecting and exchanging with people. Over the years I had the pleasure of hosting amazing Workaways at my place from all around the world, now listing my offer on Hippohelp for the first time.

    I'm offering a comfortable room containing 1 to 3 beds, in addition a balcony with an awesome view over the valley, also daily meals and an interesting time here. In exchange I'm looking for aid mainly in the kitchen and house, as well as help with various design, marketing and programming projects, and photo- and videography. I'm running a time consuming business and would be happy to have your support at home.


    Tasks:

    - Cook and prepare meals daily (mostly just dinner)
    - Project tasks if you have professional experience in: Photography or videography , Social media marketing, Graphic design and illustration, Adobe, Wordpress, E-commerce, Shopify, Odoo, Python, Xcode, etc.
    - Keep the house clean
    - Take care plants, gardening (seasonal)
    - Assist in hosting events (seasonal)
    - Say you have a talent or special skill to share, like play an instrument, create art, practice languages, or savvy with computers, etc; I might ask you to teach me some:)


    Requirements:

    - Motivated, genuine and open minded
    - Able to set your own daily structure and work with to-do lists (average 4 hours per day)
    - Can cook basic dishes decently
    - Up to keep a clean space
    - Minimum length of stay is 4 days, and max is 4 weeks
    - No kids and no pets

    After arrival here we craft a list together with the chores, responsibilities and rules, after that I hand over the house key and you are free to structure your time and days off as you please.


    Accommodation:

    - The upper house floor is yours, a comfy room with 1 to 3 beds and balcony
    - Shared spaces; kitchen, living room, bathroom, patio and garden
    - 3 meals a day prepared by yourself
    - Wifi is available


    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities:

    - Experience the local life, food and environment
    - Nature paradise with lots of sun and all kinds of outdoor activities
    - Take a swim in one of our many mountain lakes
    - Ski&snowboarding in winter
    - Great opportunities to hike, bike, climb and similar sports
    - Enjoy the hot springs of Leukerbad, see the famous Matterhorn in Zermatt and more
    - Connect with traveler in the B'n'B in the neighbourhood
    - Get an insight into the art of Swiss watchmaking
    - Learn more about Switzerland, the culture and languages


    Languages spoken:

    - German: Fluent
    - English: Fluent
    - French: Ça va
    - Japanese: Beginner


    Location:

    - Village: Varen
    - Closest train station: Leuk
    - Closest city: Sierre


    Important:

    - If you have any allergies and require a special diet please inform me in your application
    - Cigarette smoking only outside of the house
    - I only consider applications with a picture, also write the words SWISS CHEESE in your message, I won't reply any mass applications
    - Check for any travel restrictions: https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/empfehlungen-fuer-reisende.html


    What else:

    https://varen.roundshot.com/#/
    https://www.instagram.com/swiss_syrup/
    https://www.instagram.com/uhrenatelier_varen/



    Feel free to ask if you have additional questions




    Cheers,

    Valentin




  • LocationSwitzerland, Wallis, Leuk, Varen

  • Work
  • Type of work Cooking / Shopping
    Gardening
    Help in the house
    Help with computers / internet
    Other
  • Hours per day An average of 4 hours per day. The off-days and your daily structure are planed by yourself.
  • Work requirements: - Motivated, genuine and open minded
    - Able to set your own daily structure and work with to-do lists (average 4 hours per day)
    - Can cook basic dishes decently
    - Up to keep a clean space
    - Minimum length of stay is 4 days, and max is 4 weeks
    - No kids and no pets

    After arrival here we craft a list together with the chores, responsibilities and rules, after that I hand over the house key and you are free to structure your time and days off as you please.
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: 4 days up to 4 weeks
  • Maximum number of helpers: 3
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:- German: Fluent - English: Fluent - French: Ça va - Japanese: Beginner
  • Has pets? No
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: - The upper house floor is yours, a comfy room with 1 to 3 beds and balcony
    - Shared spaces; kitchen, living room, bathroom, patio and garden
    - 3 meals a day prepared by yourself
    - Wifi is available
  • Additional info