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Simple help with our grandchildren- (only for English mother tongue)

World, Europe, Italy, Peccioli



Travel dates

27°C, 14:45

About the workproject

We need 1 volunteer

We are a couple living in a small village on the top of a hill in the heart of Tuscany. We are exactly in between Pontedera (the homeland of "Vespa" Piaggio) and Volterra a very nice secret town which is worldwide famous for its ancient inhabitants: Etruscans. We have 2 daughters and they and their partners work everyday so we take care of their children: Marina (8), Marta (5) and Giorgia (1). We are lucky to have the chance to enjoy them but somethimes we wish a little help and this is the reason why we subscribed Hovos. We wish only English mother tongues because our children are learning English and this can a way for improving it.

About the host


Flavia (73)

Host since



English, Italian

I studied English but I am not actually very good but I am ready to do a lot of efforts for letting you understand and viceversa. My daughter Flavia is an Interpreter for English and German and additionally she can French; she can be a great help, she lives 200 meters from our home and we see her everyday,

Last seen online

more than 6 month ago

We are Lucia and Paolo, we have always lived in Peccioli and we have been together for the past 45 years but: do not be scared! We are openmind and very enthusiastic to share time with other people. Until 2007 we had run a grocery in the village. Now we are on retirement but we never stop working: Lucia cooks everyday and she prepares soups, cakes for our family and for our dauhters' family. i pick up our grandchildren from school and daycares, I lead them to sports and out for walks. We run a simple life based in our village but we are sure you would not get bored with us.

Project dates

Open for offers, contact us

Work to be done

  • language practice
  • child care / au pair

Expected workhours

  • 5 hours a day
  • 6 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • private room

  • shared meals

We are a traditional family and we seat together for dinner and lunch...if you wish you can share meals with us but you are completely free to accept or refuse.

  • no money is involved