Looking for a couple for carpentry, cleaning and work with guests in Steigen, north of Norway

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Norway

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    01/12/2021

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  • Description

    Description

    Are you a couple dreaming to work with tourists, experience with maintainance, building, construction, painting, cleaning apartments, keeping it tidy/sorting, kayaks/ SUP, gardening? We are a seasport centre & fishing camp in north of Norway. Beautiful location middle between the city of Bodø and Lofoten islands. Small village Nordskot in Steigen.
    We have for rent 30 beds in 5 different sea cabins & apartments.
    9 boats for sea-fishing for rent plus kayaks & Sup (paddleboards), canoe, cycles and sauna.
    We also run a Rib-charter boat.
    The guests have their own kitchen and we do not have restaurant.
    Most guests come in groups from 2-18 people and stay for 7-10 days.
    We need help in daily business like check-in, check-out incl. boat rental and fishing trip to the guests, cleaning apartments after check out, maintainance, gardening, painting etc. Boat driving and carpenter skills is an advantage.
    Need to speak english. Speaking German is nice but not abolutely needed.
    Help up to 25 hours a week each person. Must be flexible to hours but plan can be made each month. Means possible with days off for own trips and joy.
    The help we looking for may be best for a couple living together. You will have your own small apartment with bedroom, kitchen/living area and bathroom. Apartment located 700 meters (5-10 min. walk) from sea sport centre/Marina.
    Fantastic area if you love nature, fishing, boating, sea, hiking, mountains, climbing etc.
    Main season march-sept but also activity rest of year. Other tasks/maintenence needed all year.
    No pets/animals.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn how a seasport centre works. Enjoy life close to the sea. Fishing, boating and meet a lot of enthusiastic fishing guests. Learn to be a good sport-fisher if you are not an expert already.
    And enjoy the fantastic northern surroundings. This is a nice area if you like hiking in the mountains.
    Main season thera are many people around and off-seson Nordskot is a small quiet village. We have a local shop and daily ferrry Bodø-Lofoten stops here.
    Nordskot is mainland and not a island so you can drive a car here.

  • 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

    Main season march-sept: Daily tasks like check-in, check-out incl. boat rental and fishing tip to the guests, cleaning apartments,
    All year incl. main season: maintainance, gardening, painting etc. Boat driving and carpenter skills is an advantage.
    Needs to speak english. Speaking German is also an advantage in main season.
    Help needed up to 25 hours a week each person. Must be flexible to work-hours but plan can be made each month. Means possible with days off for own trips and joy.
    The help we looking for may be best for a couple living together. You will have your own small apartment with bedroom, kitchen/living area and bathroom. Apartment located 700 meters (5-10 min. walk) from sea sport centre/Marina. We have a private gym which can be possible to use when you are staying.
    Fantastic area if you love nature, fishing, boating, sea, hiking, mountains, climbing etc.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private Apartment for 2 people. On location or only 700 meters from the marina.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Travelling here is easiest by ferry from Bodø. Only 1,5 hrs trip.
    By car 220 km from Bodø. About 3 hrs.
    Nordskot is a small village with only 80 people living her year roud. In summertime several hundreds extra people arrives.
    There is a local shop here and ferry stops 2 times a day. 3 restaurants on islands near by.
    Nordskot is most about nature and wildlife/sea/fishing/hiking. We have beautiful mountains and an cave. No urban life here, but Leinesfjord 20 km from here have cafe, 1 big shop, one restaurant, one shop for clothes, gym, hairdresser, and local bank. In Steigen its also amazing mountain around and two big beaches Bøsand and Brennviksand.

  • 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

    5 hours a day each, 5 days a week

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