Helping hand at a big family- Akureyri, north east of iceland.



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    We are a family of five. Anna 38, Arnar 48 and the kids 13, 10 and 8. We live in Akureyri, north east of iceland. Anna works as a primary teacher and Arnar works in Nordlenska which is a production and marketing firm for meat. We have animals in the house. A golden retriever and a cat. Arnars famely has a farm nearby where we have sheeps and horses. When not in work we are a lot at home and like to be together and try to do some activities with the kids.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Hopefully enjoy the stay and get the time to see Akureyri well and nearby places. We also would like to show them our favorite places. But mostly just to be a part of the family, learn icelandic and have a great time.

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    We just want to welcome the right person in our home. The help we need is mostly to help us with the household and general maintenance. With the kids it´s mostly just to be, if we are not there. They are very independent. We would also like a help to remake the basement. It´s also possible that we could use a hand with the horses, sheps and the garden.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    We live in a apartment with a basement. In the basement there is a storage, bedroom, hall and a door out. The workaway would be sleeping there and help us redecorate it. Upstairs is a kitchen, bathroom (two toilets) living room, hall/lundry room and our four bedroom. It is about 163 fm. We try to eat together in the evening. In the morning Arnar goes very early to work. We then normally wake up just before seven eat and go out to work/school but its much more easy going in the summer time. In other times everybody help them selfs in the fridge.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    It´s a lot to see here in Akureyri and nearby as google can show you. We are well located here in Akureyri and stores, swimmingpool and down town is all in walking distant from us. We are new in workaway, but exited to get to know new people and learn new things from new people.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

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