Visit Oppdal Norway and live close to Nature while assisting some indoor and outdoor tasks!

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Norway

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  • Description

    Description

    We look forward to welcoming you in Oppdal, Norway. We are a family of three (including a 1.5 years old baby) who took over a place with a rich history. It is from 1890 and is part of a series of farmhouses in this area.

    Primarily, we can host 1-2 volunteers all around the year who can assist us in some indoor and outdoor works. Workawayers can lend us a hand in renovation, painting, gardening, maintenance, general cleaning and household works. We are looking for independent, reliable and matured individuals who can tolerate Norwegian weather conditions.

    We do not have much works sometimes but it is always nice to have an extra hand and for us to be able to help volunteers who are travelers, students and explorers of the Norwegian nature.

    The works are straight and simple.

    During summer, the main tasks will be that volunteers need to do gardening (cutting grass, weeds), house cleaning, maybe some painting etc. We will teach you how to use the grass cutter & grass trimmer if you do not know.

    During winter, instead of grass cutting the main tasks will be that volunteers need to clean the snow in the property. We have both manual shovel and machine to do the job. We are happy to teach how to use them but you should be willing to use them regularly by yourself. If you are not afraid of snow, wind and being independent then this is the right place for you.

    In addition, there may be some other small tasks in both seasons like lend us a hand in maintenance works, and if you are interested and have skills then IT related tasks (photography, video, website design, network server, music systems etc). If you are a professional writer then this is the perfect peaceful place for your writing. There are plenty of nature around here, hiking and skiing possibilities. You will have plenty of time for yourself.

    We are curious and interested in learning new culture and new ideas. We appreciate and welcome everyone. We also welcome native English speakers who have a passion in writing, to help us with some narratives. Volunteers can stay minimum 2 weeks or months or more. We prefer as long as stay as possible. We can host for longer period too. Feel free to contact us about your travel plans.

    Oppdal is well known for its active outdoor activities all year round. From skiing to hiking, biking, fishing, boating, swimming and many more. For more info see the website of "visit Norway"

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Other
    Help in the house
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Simple, peaceful and healthy environment. Many outdoor activities around Oppdal. Get to stay in one of the top visited area of Norway. Nice home cooked meals when we are around. Language exchange perhaps? You can practice Norwegian or English with us. We are keen to learn from you and we hope you can also learn something from us.

  • Help

    Help

    To assist us in some indoor and outdoor works. Workawayers can lend us a hand in renovation, painting, gardening, maintenance and household works. We do not have much works sometimes but it is always nice to have an extra hand. We are also happy to be able to help volunteers who are travelers, students and explorers of the Norwegian nature.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Norwegian

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation in one of the cabins or in the mixed dorm will be provided for workawayers.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    If you want, we can pick you up and also drop you off at Oppdal Train station. We can also show you some hiking /skiing routes.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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