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LONDON
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1 to 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 13801
Country: England

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Last Updated: April 17, 2012

WE HAVE NOW MOVED! PLEASE TO NOT APPLY.

LISTING IS NOT OPERATIVE - SEE LISTING as Host No. 10589

REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY (21st Feb) FOR ABOUT 2 WEEKS. "Rare" opportunity as, we are moving house, this opportunity will therefore disappear after that.

I require:-
1 x good experienced handyman / DIY'er
for painting, sanding, making-good i.e. filling, sanding, priming, painting. This will probably be a man.

DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE REQUIRED SKILLS but are "keen and willing to learn" !

(other skills / jobs below are secondary)

Rare opportunity to stay in almost central London. We are moving, so this job / placement relates entirely to helping me (us) to help clear our London apartment. So there is no garden, no animals, no wide open space, no kids, etc. But there is London and the nightlife, the buses, the tourist attractions, etc.

Please help me:-
(i). to put a vast amounts of stuff on ebay.
(ii). dust things down to make them presentable for sale (like a yard sale)
(iii). help clean the house (dusting, sweeping).
(iv). if you have good tradesman skills, esp. carpentry & plumbing
(v). painting, and the pre-work, i.e. sanding walls down first.
(vi). To take stuff to the tip.

It would be most helpful if you already had your own laptop computer.

In return you will get a quality evening meal & accommodation. You will be able to go out in London.

Location: we are in South West London, SW11-SW4-SW8, Clapham / Battersea, between Clapham Common & Battersea Park. It is 45 mins to the centre of London (e.g. Covent Garden, Soho, etc)

The ideal candidate(s) is / are:-
(i). very computer literate and can easily use the internet
(ii). completely trustworthy
(iii). owns their own laptop computer
(iv). a good administrator
(v). able to type
(vi). able to effectively pack things up in boxes
(vii). can lift things.
(viii). able to make themselves scarce in the evenings, i.e. go out.
(ix). SOLVENT - this is London - you will need your own money to go out and use the trains & buses.

DO NOT APPLY IF YOU:-
(i). just want free accommodation and food because it is London.
(ii). are lazy
(iii). lack understanding and initiative
(iv). do not understand the end objective of what I am asking you to do
(v). have to ask a million questions in order to clarify the next task

The Host: I am already a Host in France (Host No. 10589 look me up and my feedback).


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