Sheep and cow farm in a very quiet and beautiful place in Ågskaret just above Polar Circle

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Norway

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    30/11/2021

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi,

    UPDATE may 2020
    I am currently looking for somebody who can help my when i re-build my home and garden. Its nice if you have carpentry skills for some outdoor work.

    I am a 49 year old man living on a farm surrounded by beautiful nature, it is Helgeland region with its 14000 islands and skerries scattered along the coast.

    The life is pretty quiet here so it is more suitable for people who like and appreciate being close to the nature, outdoor lovers and generally people who have healthy lifestyle. I myself go hiking often so you are more than welcome to join me, plenty of trails starting directly from my house.
    Also there is a fjord right next to the house so also possibilities to go fishing or swimming.
    A good place to watch northern lights in winter or midnight sun during summer months.
    The nearest big city is Bodø, well connected by express boat, 2 hours trip.

    As for food, I eat lots of fish, also meat and it is very difficult to host vegans, or allergic to gluten, there is only one small supermarket and has kind of basics, not many options for vegans, it is pretty limited in this sense.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Gardening
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Enjoying being in the middle of a magnificent landscape with a lot of possibilities for various outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, swimming, biking, snow shoeing, cross country skiing. Northern lights or midnight sun depending on the time of the year. Learning what the farm life is in Norway. Practice or learn Norweigan.
    I myself like being outdoors so I am pretty flexible as for working days and hours, if the day is wonderful for being on a hike, the work can be done the day after:-)

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help

    Help

    The work varies depending on the season and your skills. From maintance work like painting, household help, cooking (very appreciated especially if you like to cook healthy food. The help i need is only in my private home, not in business.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    A separate apartment or at least a private room inside the main house. There is also a possibility to stay in a caravan.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    It's a very quiet but beautiful place. There is loads of opportunities for hiking and mountain climbing/ walks on the mountain as well as sailing, boat rides and fishing and other natural activities. The nearest city is Bodø which is about a 2,5 hours ferry ride away.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours per day 5 days a week











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