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🇩🇰 We are a small family living in Aalborg.
👩👦👦🧎♀️Our family consists of my 3 children age between 7-17 and me, 44-year-old mom and ocationally 1-2 workayaers ☺️ We are hoping to soon welcoming our next long-term workayer, maybe its you?
🌱🌸 we have a garden (kolonihave) approx 3 km from our home, where we enjoy the garden from April-oct.
🎲We enjoy learning to know other people, swimming, playing board games and cards, watching Disney show and family movies.
🙋♀️Mom wishes help with the kids, in the house or garden, and someone who just loves to cook.
🧝🏻♀️My daughter 17. She started in High School august 2020. She likes to write stories, read fantasy/Sci-fi/crime books and watch movies. She is half of the time at her fathers home practising Independency.
🤼♀️ The boys love to have a big brother (or sister) to play physical games with like running around, hiding, football, dancing or building something or teach them your favourite sport, instrument/Music or a quiet-game ;)
🧑My middle child is 12 years old, very hyperactive and noisy, likes to play cards or board-games, cooking, baking, pc, watch movies, laugh and have fun. When he is bored he often starts teasing his sister and brother, driving everyone crazy.
👦My youngest is 7 years old and enjoy playing outside, play WII, lego, hide and seek, he loves karate. He can be noisy too, and fight with his older siblings.
During the weekdays the kids are in school (1 and 6 grade) the weekends and School-vacation they are home.
👨🦰 The children's father works approx 10-12 weeks abroad and then stay at home approx 10-12 weeks ✈️
🇫🇴 Despite we live in Denmark, I am originally from the Faroe Islands, which means that the rest of the children's and my family/relatives live in the Faroe Islands 1400 km away from Denmark.
🗣 Daily we speak Faroese at home, but we also speak fluently Danish, and we speak English.
🗓 Since the work at our place involves the kids, we prefer longterm workawayers (12+ weeks), to prevent too many changes for the kids, they already miss their father for weeks, and because they bond to you and miss our workawayers when they leave 💔
Since we are a family with children, I require that workawayers who apply:
- show concern and manners with alcohol and smoking 🍻
- because of allergi 💦 I hope workawayer will limit their use of parfume or in general spray parfume products or other spray products. You Can put it on outside
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
You will have the possibility to take danish-lessons Tuesdays or Thursdays (Corona-restrictions)
In our family you will learn a bit about faroese/Danish culture, food, social system, school
Also follow the seasons and celebrating “cultural” events at home or in the City fx
- birthdays, fastelavn, Easter, carneval, summer-events, Christmas....🎄
If you are motivatet for Daily outdoor-exercise, you can challange yourself to walk or run up the stairs with 242 steps :o
In the period April-October you will have the opportunity to learn and help with garden work, greenhouse, fishpond, and just general maintenance and care in the garden and gardenhouse.
You will also learn our family habits and all our ups and downs in life
As a single mom where all family lives far away🛫🗺 ⛰ and the children's father is away for long period at a time 🚀I need help to make our family-life just a little more fun and easy with more spare hands 🤹♀️
I would welcome any help with especially:
- In the morning 7-8 before the children go to School, ☀️when the children come back home at 15 and until the children’s bedtime 20.00🌙
- in the weekends play with the kids⚽️
- in general playing with the children and babysitting 🎭
- Cooking 🥘
- help in the house with laundry, vacuum-cleaning, cleaning, dishwashing, clean the car....🧺
- in the summertime april-okt also al kind of gardening work 🧤
- basically just be the extra spare hands I often need in our daily life 🤜
🎈I only want workawayers to apply if you really love children (especially the noisy, hyperactive and naughty ones ;) ) and want to spend time with the children.
🎢 With 3 children in the home, it is very difficult to avoid them and you will hear loud noise and play everywhere in our home.
🏠Since the work is in our home and to be a part of the family, it is also difficult to have free-time while you are inside our home when the children are home around you, but you are free to explore Aalborg/Denmark :)
🤗 We hope to welcome workawayers that can hopefully minimum stay the whole period from approx:
Requests for beginning of 2022 will be able to
apply in november 2021
It is not required, but our family hope to welcome workawayers who:
- want to stay for long-term (12+ weeks especially the whole period the children's father is away)🗓
- are couple/friends 👫
In general no single males unless you really believe you will fit in to our family
- loves to cook or help cooking
- have experience with childcare, hyperactive children and/or activities for children indoor/outdoor
and/or likes to be physically active with children outside fx play football, running, games ...
- are social and can conversate in a language we speak 🗣
- because of this long-term Corona-situation and lockdown it is an advantage for you if you are a person who likes to be “staying at home” or enjoys a walk for fresh air when every indoor activities, shops, museums, all activities in general closed 😞
This host offers a language exchange
This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
You can contact them directly for more information.
🏢 We live in an small apartment.
We are social and would be great to share our daily life with others. We will share living room/kitchen, one bathroom and other facilities in the apartment 🛋
☃️ In the winter-period (sept-march) we spend all our time in the apartment.
The accommodation will be a bedroom with a bed 🛌
If there is more than 1 workawayer they share the bedroom (matres on the floor).
🌤 In the summer-period (may-sept) our family spends time in our garden-house.
The gardenhouse is only 50m2 with only 1 bedroom. The accommodation for workawayers in this period can be:
- Tent in the garden, I provide tent and sleeping bags ⛺️
- The sleeping-couch in the living room in the garden house.
- in the apartment
🏙 Aalborg is with its 135.000 inhabitants the 4 largest city in Denmark. Aalborg is a city with a lot of young people studying, so there are a lot of offers and possibilities for young people. Aalborg has everything you need and has a lot of opportunities for activities:
🏛 good library,
⛸ Ice skating in winter
🦹♀️carnival in may
⛵️ Regatta in June
🏟 football, .....
🎠amusement park Fårup sommerland (1 hour away)
🎉Music-events in the summer
🌲 Small Christmas-marked in december
Feel free to visit homepage visitaalborg.com
🚍 we live approx 2 km from city center. Public transport in Denmark is quite good, and buses stop 300 m from our home.
✈️ Aalborg has an international airport you can travel directly to or from Aalborg to some other European countries. If you planning to arrive with an aeroplane, then please check the price to go directly to Aalborg from your destination.
🚞 It takes about 4-5 hours to travel from Copenhagen airport (Kastrup) to Aalborg with car or train and approx 3 hours from Billund airport. check prices for the train on DSB website or Flixbus.
I will mostly be able to Pick workawayers up from Aalborg airport or bus/trainstation.
🚘 Check out GoMore (car-sharing) to see if you can travel budget to your next destination in Denmark - or if you are lucky maybe somewhere in Europe. Or flixbus.dk for cheap bustickets.
If you also have plans to do workaway in the Faroes Islands, then you get some basic knowledge about Faroese culture and language at our stay.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.
Workawayers with very childfriendly pets Can be acceptet depending on size of the pet. The pet needs to be allergy-friendly.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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