Help our family around the house and with children in Vopnafjörður north-east Iceland

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  • Description

    Description

    Me and my husband are just over forty and live on a farm in north-east Iceland.

    We have two children together which are 9 and 7 years old. During weekdays they are both in school until 15, both of them speak good English already.

    We have around 450 sheep and horses, around 10 riding horses. We also have chickens, ducks, and 20 calves. We have a dog in the house, but he is kept in the laundry room and is not allowed inside the general house.

    Skúli work alongside farming.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Aide dans une ferme
    Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison

  • 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

    They could learn some Icelandic, as it's good to pick up when always around the kids. You will be part of an icelandic family, and in your free time you can explore the area, hike or ride the horses.

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide

    Aide

    It´d be good to get help with the kids and cleaning around the house.

    We have busier seasons, like lambing season (may) , slaughter season (sept-oct) and heying season (summer).

  • Langues parlées

    Icelandic: Courant
    Anglais: Intermédiaire

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    We preferably want upbeat and friendly people with us that would like to spend their time with us and maybe learn some Icelandic.

    That's why we'd like the person being with us most of the day but could have a room for themselves in an apartment which is a couple meters away, owned by the family.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    It's possible to ride horse in freetime and to go on walks or hikes, depending the weather though. You can learn a lot about the Icelandic horse if you're interested since there are a lot of horses in the stable most of the time (but not in October and November, and sometimes in December, during this time the horses have a holiday).

    It takes 10 minutes to drive to a very small village here and there you can go to a coffeehouse, post-office, bank, health-care and grocery store. Around 22km away is a swimming pool, which takes around 20-25 minutes to drive to.
    We have a hot tub so we do not use the swimming pool a lot.

    We live 130 km from Egilsstaðir, which is the next bigger town and ca. 250 km from Akureyri. You can fly from here to Akureyri.

    In the winter, it can sometimes snow a lot so you can't leave the valley and flights can be cancelled because of weather as well.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Deux

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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












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