Connect with Swedes and help around our place and Huskies in Dalarna, Sweden

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello you. The project (sleddoggs, chickens, tourist cabins, tours in summer and winter time) is sighted about 280km north from Oslo near Idre.

    We live in Sweden at the border to Norway. It is quite easy to get here by bus from airport Gardermon. Our family is orignaly from Switzerland. My parents have build up the project from scratch 18 years ago. Now, we (the second generation, still young around 39 ;) wants to develop the site and activities and build- and fresh up more infrastructure for the near future.
    In winter (Dez-Mar) we conduct sleddog tours and other outdoor activities (snowscooter tour, ice fishing, snowshoes and crosscountry skiing.

    In winter time, you would participate in prepairing those tours. Help to take care of the dogs and other animals on the farm.

    In the sommer month, it would be more construction work and upcycling projects.

    Write us, to ask for the current projects, if it could be interessting for you.

    Therefore we are looking for some handy people to help us developing the project further on.

    What we offer:

    inspired people, cabin in the woods style living ( but comfortable :-), internet, car and sauna is here. It is a nice place where people are going for vaccation.

    You get accommodation, food and we have a realy good coffee machine and we do respect the maximal five hours ocupation term for workawayer.

    What we like:
    People which like to be active and team up. Bad mood days occurs, but it would be cool, if you have the ability to motivate yourself again. It can be raining or it can be shity wheather (cold). We provide you good clothes and everything.


    Languages we are speaking: german, english, french, swedish and little spanish.

    want to know more?

    write us

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    it is quite an outback lifestyle. family values are respect and honesty. we have a good network and friends in the village and surrounding, so you will get in contact with real Swedes.

  • Help

    Help

    As mention above: handy people, ability to listen and to talk, more or less self-reliant, like to share skills, teamwork, willingness to work

    Next projects we would like to do:
    - help building a walkway from the house to the lake and build a small jetty for canoes ( wood is already there)
    - help building a swimming platform, for a house boat (2019)
    - turn our small lake in to a trout, arctic char pond (fishpond)
    - there is also a whole barn we could turn into rooms (we thought about a small library and chill out place)
    - fore sure, there is other carpenter and all kinds of work to do
    - if you want, you can help with the dogs and chickens as well

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Sami: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    heated room, with all the commodities necessary (wifi), shared bathroom.

    Food is provided. Daytime: Open fridge. Dinner: Mostly family dinner or open fridge and kitchen

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    how you get here: Flight to Oslo or Stockholm, then it is by train or by bus. we are living near Idre, the village is called Drevdagen.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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

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