We are looking for some help with the family, and our Icelandic Horses on a small Farm in Southern Denmark.

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello, we are a young family of three in Southern Denmark. We, Gwen (33), Thomas (35), Karla (3 years) and Matti (7 months), live on a farm, together with 8 horses (mainly Icelandics), three dogs and four cats. We spend our time with riding or driving our horses, taking care of our farm land and enjoying family time with our children. We are Germans, that moved to Denmark, because life is just a lot more relaxed and better then in Germany. We live in Northern Slesvig, in the Border Region between Denmark and Germany.

    Of course, we can pick you up in any major town, which is easy to reach for you in the area f.ex. Flensburg (Germany), Aabenraa (Denmark) which both have a major train station or Sønderborg (Denmark) which has a train station and a domestic airport with flights to and from Kopenhagen.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We offer a cultural insight in the German Danish Border region with it's unique blend of German and Danish culture. Additionally you will fully participate in our family life, meals, and social activities. This includes going on riding tours, taking yoga class or taking riding lessons (depending on your riding skills) or joining on our regular tours thorugh the countryside with our horse Waggon.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for a nice and friendly person who loves horses and working with them, doesn't mind beeing outdoors and as a bonus has a drivers license for cars. We would like that you can speak either German, English or Danish well. We are a non smoking household, and therefore are asking only for volunteers, who will respect this and do not smoke in our premise.
    Depending on the time of the year and your preferences, there are different tasks that you can help with. We will plan all tasks together with you. Please mind, that the outdoor work requires appropriate clothing (jacket, rubber boots or other good shoes). If any safety gear is needed, it will be of course provided by us.

    In the House:
    - Help with cleaning
    - Home improvement projects (Renovating the Bath Room, Putting up Lamps and Curtain Rails, New Flooring, etc.)
    - Cooking
    - Watch the children for an hour or two

    Outdoors:
    - Taking care of the horses, e.g. cleaning, feeding
    - Fencing
    - Taking care of the garden
    - Making fire wood and works in the forest

    In return you are offered to take part in (other) family activities. We enjoy a good boardgame in the evenings or watching Heartland. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    German, Danish, English and some Icelandic

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will stay in our small guest room with a single bed. We have fiberglass Internet and wireless. You also have free access to the shared kitchen. You can use our guest toilet with a shower.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    If you want to see some of the German Danish Border Region, it is about half an hour via Bus to Aabenraa in Denmark or Flensburg in Germany. Sønderborg is also in close proximity (30km).

  • 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?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum of 20 to 25 hours a week













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