We are Johanna & Konstantin, a young couple up i Swedish Lapland. We have over 25 dogs, 2 cats and soon two goats, with the dogs we make sleddog tours during winter.
To have time for everything we need help with the inside work, we offer nice activities during the time of and always the possibility to be with the dogs when there is time.
What we need help with is preparing breakfast, daily cleaning inside and cleaning snow outside during winter.
In return our volunteers will have a great time up north, being a part of our family which includes all animals.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
We offer a big adventure!
Up in the north of Sweden we life a different life, we heat up the house from fire wood, clean snow on routine, eat what the nature give us and this is something we want to show you. Learn how to life here, how to behave in nature and start you own adventure in the wild outdoors.
After the "daily work" the helper can be with on the daily activities around the animals, use snow shoes or go ice fishing etc. Every now and than it might come a possibility to follow in to the nearest town for shopping or so.
There will be extra work from time to time to earn some pocket money.
This host offers accommodation and payment.
We mostly need help with breakfast preparations, we are in this time feeding our animals, making fire to heat up the house and cleaning snow, so to come inside after the first morning work to a prepared breakfast would be perfect! We always feed the animals first.
After that there is some daily cleaning of the house and later on some cleaning of snow on the yard when the winter have come.
We can offer a nice room in a old swedish landhouse style with modern renovations. WiFi, washmashine and other normal house equipment is free to use.
In your time off you can travel around the area of Arjeplog, here is almost 9000 lakes and the deepest lake in Sweden. There is lots of hiking trails, Kungsleden is just 1h away by car. Mountains with ice on all year around is 2h away by car, the biggest glacier in Sweden is reachable from here as well!
There is a big sami/new settlers Museum in Arjeplog, 38km away, different shops etc.
Only your imagination can stop you!
Bus can be booked during schooldays, we do not offer to borrow a car from us.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
After the normal working ours at our place you can work from your personal room, the WiFi connection is good and works for us to make the daily computer work. There is a desk and chair in our "volunteer room".
Next to the guest house it is a parking space with 220V power out take what can be used for campervans etc.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week