Come and help our happy family on a Small farm and experience our cozy lifestyle in Gørløse, Denmark



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    We, Jeanette and Mathias, are a young couple in our thirties, who live with our daughter Agnes at 1, our dog and birds(outside). Our place is based at Northern Sealand amidst beautiful nature. There is forest nearby. Jeanette is home at maternity leave until August.

    Help is needed from 10th of March and until end of august, It don't have to be the same people for the whole period.

    NO BABYSITTING needed.

    Our "farm" is very small scale but there is always lots of work to be done. We have 2 large dogs and chickens for egg and meat.
    We need cleaning inside, gardening, watering/food for the animals.

    We need help for painting and woodcutting too.

    The food depends on the season and mainly with our own animals and vegetables.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    In our family, you have the opportunity to learn something about very small scale farming, chicken, ducks and dogs, cooking and preserving the abundance (fermentation and drying), fixing things in and outside the house, gardening and of course Danish lifestyle in general.
    We are a happy family who focus at a cosy life.
    You can experience a danish christmas if you help us with the slaugthering of the ducks for christmas.

  • Help


    The help here is very diverse and you'll get to experience a lot of different and interesting things! We are searching for one volentee, who can help us paint/renovate different buildings, help with the garden, help in the vegetable garden. You have to do some independent work once in a while but you will be showed how we expect the tasks to be done. Some days you'll do it with us.

    Examples of tasks:
    Vegetables: Seeding, planting, weeding, harvesting and making ready for the shop.
    Animals: Feeding, packing eggs, clean in the chickenpen.
    Of course everything is very seasonal.
    You help us 5 days and have two days off, and sometimes there will be tasks in the evening.
    Inside: Cleaning, maybe cooking.
    labeling of honey and putting honey to glasses.

    You'll be provided a private room with a bed (shared bathroom), home cooked meals.

    We eat breakfast at 8 o'clock, lunch at 11.30 and normally dinner around 18/19.
    You must be able to cook and clean. But you don't have to eat with us for breakfast and lunch.

    Spare time:
    In the spare time there's tons to do! Sleeping, eating, hanging out, write poetry. Run in the forest, take the train to Copenhagen, Hillerød, Helsingør, Hundested etc. Copenhagen can be reached by bus/train.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    danish, english, a bit german

  • Accommodation


    You'll be provided a private room with a bed (shared bathroom), home cooked meals. With wi-fi ("limited") , shared television.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Hillerød is close by with the castle Frederiksborg, Copenhagen can be reach within an hour. Forest nearby.

  • A little more information

    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

    5 Hours a Day 6 days a week

Host ref number: 398468644261

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