Before you read further we are only looking for a female workawayer and preferably 25 or older and with some experience in cleaning/household 😊
We are a family of five: Barbara 34 years old, Valdimar 38 years old and our three daughters, Lilja almost 2 years old, Ísabella 6 years old and Birta 14 years old (she doesn't live with us). We offer a friendly home and good atmosphere.
Barbara works with mentally ill people and Valdimar works with teenangers who have drug problem. Valdimar is also a fishing guide.
Our kids are pretty easy going and polite.
We have had 4 workawayer staying with us before and it has been great.
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
We live in a quiet neighbourhood in the beautiful town of Akureyri in Iceland. Within a 10 minutes drive we have a great skiing/snowboarding area (in the winter). Beautiful nature, outdoor swimming pools and northern lights during winter time. We are willing to show workaway some nice places in the region of our home town. Close to our town we have many rivers and lakes who are good for fishing and in our fjord we have great whale whatching companys. Close to our home town there are also beautiful and popular hiking trails. We will do our best to show you our culture and interesting places.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We would like a general help with the household, cleaning the house, laundry, cooking and maybe some child caring if our girls are up to it 😊 We are looking to keep the workaway as long as possible to be part of the family. So ideal time would be at least 1-3 months.
This host offers a language exchange
This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
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We live in a fairly new house with three bedrooms. In the bedroom you'll be staying in there's a very comfy king size bed, a closet and a drawer you can put you clothes in. We offer a wifi and all meals.
We encourage workaway to use their time off to get to know our culture and visit interesting places. We have many beautiful waterfalls close by, historical places, great skiing/snowbording area in only 10 min away. There are good hiking trails in our area and our town has many things workaway can do like coffee houses, cinemas, library, musik halls, gym and other places. Our town offers a free bus so it's easy to get around.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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