Help our family with daily chores and come and enjoy Akureyri, Iceland



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  • Description


    At the moment we are looking for a female workaway-er to join us in the autumn.

    We are family of 3, I'm Valdis, I am 34 years old, work as a planning specialist in industrial company, Jón Friðrik is 10 years old, he loves to talk and learn new things and if he could choose, he would rather speak English than Icelandic :) Aron Helgi is 8 years old, he is fun and charming little fella who loves to show off his English and do lot of things like his big brother ;)

    We live in a apartment with garden, on the winter time we love going skiing, and cycling on the summer time. The boys live with there father every other week, so they are only here half of the month. When the boys are here, we also have a miniature schnauzer, who is 10 years old and called Dreki (which means Dragon :) ).

    We are looking for someone to come and help us out, mostly the week that boys are here, they come home before I finish work, help out with the housework, and maybe take the dog out for a walk now and then.

    We are open and cheerful, we love to talk and laugh and snuggle in on a cozy i night with a movie.

    We live in Akureyri, which is north Iceland, here we have great area, northern lights, great ski area, good swimming pools and lot, lot, lot of activities.

    We look forward to hear from you!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You would participate in everyday life with us, here are a lot of small local festivals that we like to attend, we would love to show you around the area, both locally and further away. We can introduce you to the old Icelandic food if you like, but be aware, it might stink ;)

  • Help


    general household chores, load and unload the washing machine and dishwasher, fold laundry, be here for the boys, they don't need babysitter anymore, but good to have someone grown up at home :)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We live in a 4 bedroom apartment, you will have your own room of course with shared bathrooms with us. There is always food in the fridge and in the kitchen, at lunch time the boys eat at school and I'm at work, but we always eat dinner together, it would be a nice thing to get some help with cooking and clean up afterwards :)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live close to down town, the university is close by, as well as library and few gyms. I like to go to the gym in my free time, or out running/walking, there are many great paths from our house.
    The ski area is around 7 min away from our house, so sometimes we go skiing after work, before dinner.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 339758122531