Help us during lambing season with lovely sheep and experience slow living at full speed in Engeløya, Northern Norway




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  • Beschreibung


    If somone is close, already in Norway we would like some help if you like our profile. Otherwise the borders are closed..

    We are a family of five living on a sheepfarm in the northern part of Norway. We have two dogs, Tyra and Runa. Our background contains different jobs such as woodenboat building, teaching, social works, carpentry and delivering pizza.... The children 3 boys, are all in primary school. Vivian like working with wool in various ways and joinery. Jan-Erik enjoys his work at the farm, and consider the way of living as his hobby too. We are located seaside on the island Engeløya. We want to produce more of our own food. We are allredy self supported with most of our fish and meat. In the barn there is a complete shop for woodworking. We love to live close to the nature and love to use the surroundings in our dayly living. In the winter we love skiing and hiking when it's not to much snow. During the summer the landscape is perfect for hiking and boat use.

  • Arten von Arbeit

    Arten von Arbeit

    Betreuung von Tieren
    Sprachen praktizieren

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    You will get lots of experiences as part of our family and community. It's as far as possible from a city in rural Norway in a small community. We find it a good reason for a slow lifestyle, at the same time you can choose from a great number of activitys. The wheather also play its part in planning the day about what's possible to do. The scenery is facinating and exotic. Daylight all summer, (day and night) and short days in the winter. We live by Norwegian traditions and language, but are capable of communicating in English or some German.

  • Arbeit


    Small building projects, maintenance, sometimes just a helping hand. Maybe you manage to feed the sheep in the winter, or work with a chainsaw? Its nice if you can walk our dogs too.
    In May we get the lambs and that take most of our time.
    You need to be normally fit because its a lot of hard labour. You should be quite selfmotivated, and sometimes you can be working alone.

    We expect you to take part in the normal householding, and its nice if you somtime can do some cooking.

    If you want to be able to go places more than around the farm, driving license is recomended, otherwise you get around the island in a couple hours by bike...

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen

    Norwegian, English, some German

  • Unterkunft


    Your own room in our house. Meals with the family, access to the whole house when/ if we go away.
    Vegetarian could have a hard time because vegetables are few and expensive if you need variety. Most common are potato,carrot and cabbage...

    We produce and eat meat. Mostly from local fishing, hunting and of course from the sheep.
    We want you to feel as a member of the family during the stay.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    Public transportation are 2 hours from Bodø with ¨Hurtigbåt¨ speedferry or 4-5 hours by bus. Our farm is remote, 2 km to next neighbour both ways along the road. A mountain on one side and a fjord on the other. Spectacular if you like the kind of scenery. You need to be able to handle sometimes to be completly alone. We have bikes and skies for lending.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal


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

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