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We are a family of 6 in northern Sweden. It´s me mom Elsa, dad Mikael and our 4 children, Per-Isak (11 years old, Elle-Kristina (9 years old) and the twins Nils-Mahtte and Lars-Anders (5 years old) and we have 3 dogs, so it´s a BIG family. :)
We are sami reindeer herders in the second northernmost district in Sweden so we live in a tiny village with beautiful nature just around the corner.
Babysitting / child care
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
You will learn about modern sami reindeerherding lifestyle, experience beautiful nature.
Learn sami language.
In winter (november-january) we need help with separating the reindeers. It requires that you can work outside in very very cold temperature, it can be -35 degrees celsius. We will be slaughtering some reindeers so we have food for the rest of the year. You are welcome to help with that or not, it´s up to you.
And we will be needing help with other day to day chores to, like childcare, cleaning, cooking etc.
We are new to this so if it is something you would like to know just send us an email!
We can't answer all emails, so if we don't answer we are not interested.
If you are a carpenter it´s a very big + ! Always in need of one.
Qualifications you need is:
-Minimum age of 25
-Likes children and dogs
-Fun and outgoing personality
-Hardworking, resonsible and flexible with work
-No vegeterian or vegan (we eat alot of meat)
sami language, swedish and English
You will be living with us like a familymember and eating with us but of course you have time for yourself.
We have a car you can borrow on your freetime if you want to go somewhere.
We live in a very little village without any stores, the nearest village with stores and restaurants is 20 km away and to the "big city" Kiruna it´s 160 km. Nearest airport and train station is in Kiruna.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week. Flexible.