Helping out with general maintenance in rural Värmland Sweden

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are Helene & Hans, a Dutch couple living in Sweden for more than 6 years now. We live in a traditional swedish wooden house with outbuildings nearby a lake in a little village called Skillingsfors. We are looking for enthousiastic volunteers who will helps us mainly with general maintenance (DIY) of our property.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We love to cook. Besides the cooking we are interested in a lot of things.
    We call ourselves allrounders!
    It is always nice to meet people and learn from eachother.

  • Help

    Help

    The main job consists of general maintenance of our familiy home and out buildings: think renovating, painting buildings, cutting wood, cutting grass, weeding, picking berries, apples etc.
    Besides the general maintenance we can use help in our Bed & Breakfast. We have two cottages which we rent out: think cleaning and changing bedding.
    Furthermore we have a big garden that needs to be taken care of. So cutting grass, weeding, picking berries, apples, etc. need to be done.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Swedish, Dutch, German

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Your accomodation will be a small but convenient cottage with two bedrooms and a livingroom close to the main house. Your bathroom is located in the annex of the main house. willing to share the accomodation with another workawayer.
    Obviously the meals are included as well.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Skillingsfors has stunning nature and is a peaceful and quiet place. The view of the lake is beautiful and beside perfect for outdoor activities, like swimming, fishing or canoeing.
    We have a canadian canoe or two kayaks (depends on if we have guests or not) you can use in your free time

    This place is perfect for people who like nice and quiet.

    We have public transport but it is just twice a day

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours/day, 5 days/week maximum




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