Organic sheep farm in peaceful north German town seeks helper for 2 months - Lower Saxony

  • Allemagne
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  • Activité récente: 19.01.2023



 Séjour min. souhaité : Un mois ou plus



  • Description


    this place focuses on preserving and breeding White-horned Heath sheep, a European breed threatened by extinction. Around 300 animals are raised on open pastures, and certified as organic by ABCERT. We are dedicated to the conservation of sensitive ecological systems of the East Frisian landscape such as Wallhecken hedge banks and their specific local flora and fauna.

    We welcome individuals interested in helping at the farm, and provides comfortable accommodation, hearty meals, and if desired, built-in German lessons, along with great company and conversations.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général
  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    We offer a traditional German-style farm setting, with an entirely organic process. Helpers will learn about all steps of sheep farming, as well as benefit from German lessons from qualified teachers, if desired. Cultural activities and events are offered, depending on the season.

  • Aide


    We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic helper who can be counted on for feeding and watering our beloved sheep (about 300 animals in total) twice a day, letting the chickens out in the morning, and helping with general housework and errands. Starting as soon as possible in November 2017, and for ideally 6-8 weeks. Tasks will require moderate physical strength and endurance, and helpers should feel comfortable with working in indoor/outoor barn areas with 20-30 sheep at a time.

  • Langues parlées

    Allemand: Courant
    Anglais: Courant
    Français: Intermédiaire

  • Hébergement


    Indoor bedroom, with access to bathroom with all conveniences (hot water, shower, laundry, plenty of closet space). If desired, newly renovated cabin with loft bed, separate from house (bathroom in house only). All linens and working clothes provided, though helpers are encouraged to bring their own headlamps and working gloves, and rubber boots if they have them.
    All meals are provided. Breakfast is self-serve, comprising many healthy options like muesli, fruit, whole grain bread, butter, yogurt, coffee, tea. Hot lunch/dinner is provided once a day, and snacks in between are self-serve.
    Meals usually contain meat, and dietary restrictions (vegetarian/vegan) cannot be accommodated.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Wittmund is located close to the North sea, and the islands just to the north are a popular destination. Close by are the towns of Jever, Oldenburg, and further on is Bremen. The ecological lands around Wittmund are also accessible by bicycles, which can be provided. Wittmund is accessible by train, and by exception a pick-up can be organized to a nearby town if it is not too far away. As the town is quite small, there is no public transport, but bicycles are usually enough to go to any close distances.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

N° de référence hôte : 313726558682

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