Help out around our holiday houses in a beautiful location in Arctic Northern Norway

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family owned business which is open all year around and together with our guests we enjoy the diversity of each season. You will be working together with Ola who takes care of the day to day operation. Ola is 25 years old and the son of the owner. You will have your own small apartment and will mostly be cooking for yourself with provided groceries.

    Fishing Season (May - October)
    Fishermen and woman mainly from Europe come to our place to fish in the Lyngenfjord. We provide accommodation and boats. From the 18th of May to the 29th of July the sun never sets and we experience 24h of sunlight.

    Northern lights season (September - April)
    As we are located above the arctic circle the northern lights frequently appear in sky during the winter months. We have 2 Glass Igloos by the sea perfect for seeing the lights.

    Skiing season (March - May)
    Lyngen North is a great starting point for skiers as you will be within short distance to several mountains that have become popular for ski touring, both for their easily accessible terrain and for the spectacular views.

    Dogs allowed!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Other

  • Help

    Help

    We require help with cleaning our houses and igloos in the morning of the departure days, welcoming guests and helping out with bookings.

    Other tasks may be subject to what you enjoy doing from the list below:
    - Carpentering work
    - Improving the volunteer accommodation
    - Gardening
    - Improving the outside area
    - General maintenance
    - Guiding
    - Programming/automation

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Norwegian - English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The accommodation is a apartment inside a factory building (The factory is no longer in production):

    Kitchen / Bedroom:
    - Stovetop
    - Small fridge with freezer
    - Coffee machine
    - Seating area
    - Cutlery
    - Plates
    - Sink
    - Cups and glasses
    - Other normal kitchenware will be provided
    - Bed

    Bathroom:
    - Shower
    - Sink
    - Toilet

    The whole factory building is supplied with enterprise scale WiFi and a Sonos music system.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are happy to take you out doing activities like fishing, skiing, hiking or go for a social trip to Tromsø.

    Other activities in area:
    - Mountain hiking
    - Bicycling
    - Jacuzzi
    - Playing music
    - Photographing

    You are also welcome to try out our accommodation units during your stay.
    If you have a valid driving licence you may also borrow a car to make short excursions.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    If you are interested in learning the language we are happy to help you with training by speaking Norwegian with you on a daily basis. Depending on your own level and current projects you might learn some about marketing, website programming, carpentering, boats, taking photographs, skiing, service and more.

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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