Help us in our garden and enjoy peaceful life close to sea in Møre og Romsdal, Norway

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Norway

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family of five living in the west coast of Norway. Beate (36) works as an accountant, Torstein (36) a typical norwegian fisherman, and our kids 16, 6 and 4 years old.
    We live on a small farm with six goats, quails, and twenty-something hens. We would love some extra hands in periods, doing garden work, painting, house chores, helping with the animals and similar.

    We love travelling and meeting new people, but with small children and fulltime work - time is limited. That's why we want to invite the world at our place instead for a win-win situation.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Gardening
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our place is located on a small island with ca 2500 people. The island is flat, but we have a lot of beautiful hiking trips close on the main land. We have kayaks that can be used and can arrange boat for fishing (summer).

    This place fits to those who wants to be close to nature and sea, or just relax listening to the birds (and our rooster) :- D

    If you are looking for the northern light this is not the best place, go further north.

  • Help

    Help

    I can possibly host one or two persons in november for a week or so. I will be at work weekdays and Torstein is out at sea. Tasks will be helping out with the animals, making dinner, daily house chores, getting the place ready for winter and other tasks.

    If you are not in Norway already, you must have completed the 10 days quarantine before arriving.

    We stick to the 20-25 hours work a week. The volunteering hours can be agreed on and is very flexible.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Appartment on top of our garage with great view over the ocean. Double bed, sofas and playstation. Kitchen and bathroom in the main house. Meals both seperately and together.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Relaxing, cycling, kayaking, hiking, fishing. Buses are rare, bikes can be borrowed. Three grocery shops near by. 15min walking distance.

    Some landmarks, time is by car:
    5min to Nyhamna Gas Plant
    30min to Molde
    75min to Atlantic Road
    90min to Ona Fyr
    1h 45min to Romsdalseggen and Trollstigen
    3h to Ålesund

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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

Neighboring island

Host ref number: 193837427466