Help with milking cows, feeding sheep and horses on a farm near Selfoss, Iceland

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Iceland

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  2020 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    We, Elísabet and Axel have two kids, 8 years and 6 years. We are farmers and need some help on ower farm. Elísabet is half Norwegian and speaks Norwegian.
    We need help in the cow house, milking and cleaning. We have ca 32 diary cow's and ca 50 kalfs and young cow's.
    One the farm we also have 110 sheep's and in May it is lambing season, lot of work but FUN!
    We have many horses, ca 70, young horses and older trained horses. In summer it is possible to go ride.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    If you are interested learning Icelandic then that is possible near by. Beautiful nature around this area. Elísabet is an horse trainer so she could advise you and she is also knitting from Icelandic wool so she could teach you. Learn to see how the Icelandic agriculture takes place.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help

    Help

    We have two kids, girl (8 years) and a boy (6 years) which we need help with. We live on a farm with cows, sheep and horses, possible to go riding.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Icelandic: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will live in our house and have your own room with shared toilet facilities.

  • 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?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 40 hours a week



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