Come and help out on my small farm and being a part of the family in Gjøvik, Norway.

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    20/11/2019

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi!
    I am a woman who runs a small farm in the countryside. On the farm there are horses, sheep, hens/chickens and some small animals - and two dogs.

    I work with children/adolecents visiting the farm and they stay for the weekends and holidays. My main work is with them, but as usual all the animals and chores on the farm needs to be done. We will either do them togheter or separetely. Hope you like to work independantly.

    There will be (depending on the time of year) chores like:
    *️️️️️️️️ go in the forest to look for the sheep
    *️️️️️️️️ putting up/taking down fences
    *️️️️️️️ taking away grass and do wood in the forest
    *️ gardening/mowing
    *️ picking berries/fruit, making jam
    *️️️️️️️️ feeding/watering horses and other stuff with horses
    *️ taking care of other animals
    *️️️️️️️️ painting of fences
    *️️️️️️️️ being with the children
    *️️️️️️️️ cooking, like making breakfast/lunch/dinner
    *️ some help in the house
    *️ painting walls inside the house
    and whatever comes up.
    On a farm like this it's always something to do for everybody and things of interest for most people.

    There are not a lot of other people around. My parents live nearby and my brothers with their families. The nearest city is 7km away and there are busses. You will have a bed either in my living-room or a separat bedroom and you will share bathroom with the others in the house. You will be a part of the family.

    Some farm experience or work with animals would be appreciated. You need to be able to work independantly once given a task. And have good English language. You must love the outdoors and like to work with your body.

    I need someone who is open minded and respectful and are willing to help where ever they can. On a farm like this it's always something to do. Worktime is different during the day, but you will have plenty of time off.

    Hope to hear from you!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will be a part of the familiy. You will learn about the normal day in a family on a small farm in Norway. You will also learn about different animals, how they are kept and their behavior. We will have some good time talking togheter and hopefully learn about each others contries and dayli life.

  • Help

    Help

    I need general help caring for all the animals and different chores on the farm like; fencing, painting, mucking out, filling water, moving animals, some work in the forest moving fallen trees, washing and cleaning out in the stable and sheepshed.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    norwegian - english

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have a room (maybe share room with another workawayer) inside my house and share bathroom with the family. We are not vegeterian/vegan. We eat three/four meals a day. We decide the menu togheter. If you need sweets/soda you need to buy this yourself.

  • 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

    Hours of help vary, some in morning, during the day, some in evening (Maximum 25 hours/week)

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