We are looking for all kinds of help in spectacular Finnmark in North of Norway



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    Spend a time in spectacular Finnmark in North of Norway with fantastic possibilities for outdoor activities on border of Tana River!
    We live in a small sami village by the Tana River, just 4 km from the border to Finland. The village, named Polmak is 18 km from the town of Tana bru where you can find restaurants, shops, Health centre etc.
    The hosts, Andreas (80) and Astri (75) main interests are the nature and everything we can harvest from the nature nearby . We also enjoyu Fishing salmon from Tana River, but also from smaller lakes and rivers. Berrypicking is also an Activity we appriciate and we use the berries for the long artic Winter.
    Gardening is also one of Our hobbies and we grow potatoes, carrots, Strawberries, tomaoes etc.
    Our home has been a small sheep farm 4 years ago, but now we have no animals. During the time of farming we had a little cabin in the Mountains for herding. Still we have it. 7 km from our home.
    The last few years we have build Three cabins and a sauna on our farm. The cabins are rented for tourists, and we also offer caonoes, river boating for tourists.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Help


    We are looking for all kinds of help at an earilier farm on a very small tourist Company. Main jobs before the winter is help like forest cleaning, painting, fishing, simple carpentry, berrypicking (cloudberries, blueberries, mountain Cranberries), making wood in springtime for the winter.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent
    Sami: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will get your own room with bath room, TV, Kitchenette, internett

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our village is a small quiet place with only 70 inhabitants. The possibilites for out door life are really spectacular. We have famous Tana River with salmon, Polmak River nearby. Our location is perfect for exploring East Finnmar. It is a short distance to the coast. Bus stop one minute walk. Night bus from Finland 5 times a week, also day bus from Rovaniemi. Bus from our home 5 days a week when the children are at School. Train station is in Rovaniemi (Finland) 520 km from our home. Airport in Kirkenes (160 km from Polmak) and Ivalo(Finnland, 220 km from our home)

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    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?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5, minimum 4 hours

Host ref number: 781961757338