Experience life with an international family in beautiful Telemark, Norway



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  • Description


    The World waking up is opening again! So we are looking for new workawayers again!
    READ the whole announcement before you contact us 🙏😊
    We are looking for a babysitter/housekeeper.
    We are an international family - my husband is Norwegian and I'm Lithuanian.
    My husband works with in health sector and I'm opening my own coffee shop.
    I'm typical Lithuanian, he's typical Norwegian and together we're quite a crazy mix :)
    We have 5 kids and two cats that living with us. 3 other kids live with their other parent, but they are coming here to visit.
    We live in a beautiful country side in Lunde, 5 km away from dow town, shops and bus/train stations.
    Lunde is an spectacular place right at the heart of Telemark and it's amazing channel. So it's definitely perfect for a nature lovers. Bigger towns around offer some other opportunities as well as Lunde - like finding a seasonal or temporary job. (Bø is a student place, with some bars and café around, and a university there, Skien is 45 km away - bigger place, shopping centres and more action.)
    Summertime is loaded with tourists around and winter is perfect for winter sports in this area.
    The one willing to come here must be aware of staying long away from city and it's noise - the life here goes pretty slowly and the bus passes by only 2-3 times a day.
    So if you are in love with spectacular nature and mountains - this place is just perfect for you -
    a runaway from big city stress.

    P.S. WE DO NOT HELP WITH VISA and we DO NOT pay pocket money.

    P.S.S. Baby sitting and housework is extremely hard jobb 🙂

    Best wishes,

    Ruta & Halvor
    & Co.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are offering an experience of multicultural family - sharing our differences and our traditions, showing around the area a little.

  • Help


    As my man is working a lot, it's mostly me who needs an extra help. Basically some help with childcare and house chores. We might ask to deliver or to pick up kids sometimes so it's great to have a driving licence.
    We expect our workaway to know how to do simple house chores- dust, wash the floor, change bed sheets, do the dishes.
    Also we'd prefer a person who's not afraid to take initiative, is tidy and structured.
    P.S. I would be extremely happy if we could find some Lithuanian girls- I would love my kids to hear more Lithuanian and to learn more Lithuanian.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Lithuanian: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We offered a separate room at the lift. It's heated with an fire place. So u gonna have your private space although bathroom and kitchen is shared.
    Really good option for a couple - we have double bed in the room.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The whole Telemark is full of spectacular mountains. So it is a perfect place for hiking and winter sports. Summer time offers even more - swimming, fishing, boats over the whole Telemark Channel.
    A town next to us - Bø - is famous for it's enormous water amusement park - Sommarland. Also it's know as a students town - so ibe can find there bars and cafès and bookshops.
    Skien is 45 km away and it's famous for it's China. That's a city full of cafes, bars and a little bit more of a city life.

  • 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.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 916947919399