Help with our sustainability dream project on an island in Lofoten, Norway



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  • Descrição



    We are glad you found our fantastic project! Our project is on an island in the heart of Lofoten and Vesterålen. This island is probably one of the most beautiful islands in the world surrounded by the highest peaks in Lofoten and an incredible archipelago. The island is a pretty small island but very diverse. It has a couple of small mountains and 4 sandy beaches and is very close to the famous Trollfjord. There has been an trademanspost at this island from the 1800s till the 1980s. Farming has also been an important part of island life here. We are three friends building this island project; Eivind Drivflaadt, Asbjørn Eggebø Næss and Sebastian Wahl. We are between 31 and 45 years old and each have an exciting story to tell. Our background is as filmmakers, chocolatiers, carpenters, eco farmers, pro skiers, founder of healthy fast food and adventure tourism.

    It will be mainly Eivind that will be hosting you. Sebastian will be here now and then and Asbjørn more rarely.

    We have now got a hold of this beautiful island and are bringing it alive again!

    This island was left and has been falling down since the early 80s. It is an unique coastal cultural heritage that we now are breathing life back into. We are building a destination centered around nature, food and farming, art and philosophy. This destination will be a like a nature school and act as a vehicle to actualize the UN sustainability goals.

    We are building this project mainly with materials that we can source on the island and reuse and recycle of old materials. Our goal is to develop this with a positive carbon footprint.

    The island will hopefully become a leading star within travel and sustainability in Norway, and a template of sustainable development for others to follow.

    If you are a naturelover you will want to stay here. This place is amazing for skiing, hiking, boating, fishing, contemplation, climbing, and anything else you want to do in this hidden world class gem. You are welcome to our personal and ambitious project.

    We also have a beautiful 45 feet old wooden boat that always needs a lot of love, so we are specially looking for people who knows woodwork/carpentry and/or mechanical skills.

    This summer we will have 10 to 17 volunteer spots available. This will hopefully make it a great fun, social and educational environment to be a part of.

    To make our life a little bit easier, please write us about yourself:

    - How long would you want to join us? We enjoy having people around for longer, so they become a local and bond with the island (1-3 months), however shorter stays for specific renovation projects are possible as well.
    - What draws you to our project and what would you be excited to help us with?
    - What is it that really makes you happy? (so we get to know you a bit)
    - Have you worked as volunteer before? What are your expectations?

    We are looking forward hearing from you and welcome you to this paradise island.

    Lofotregards Asbjørn, Eivind and Sebastian

    Eivinds number is +47 93693387 if you need to contact him👍

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Projetos artísticos
    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Manutenção geral
    Ajuda com computadores/internet

  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    The project will be a place to come if you want to experience the most beautiful nature and participate in a very exciting project that will be meaningful, educational and an adventure. The project is a paradise for outdoor activities and we have a hottub by the sea, small boats to go fishing in and a kayak available for you. We aim high with this project so it is a benefit if you are ambitious in any field. If you come here you will learn a lot, challenge yourself and collaborate with great people and make some lasting friendships.

    We are making a documentary of this project that will be distributed internationally.

  • Ajuda


    5 primary tasks

    1- Woodwork skills for rebuilding the old house, new buildings and fixing our fantastic 45 foot wooden boat.

    2- Sustainable forestry, this includes the removal of introduced species of tree.
    Preparation of forest floor.
    Preparation for sawmill.

    3- Demolition and restoration of the old building.
    Recycling materials and collecting out to site.

    Planning and construction of the organic regenerative agriculture.
    Construction of the frost proof sunken greenhouses.
    Fencing of the garden area.

    Cooking mostly vegetarian and vegan food from scratch
    Sea weed harvesting, wild foraging and preserving food.

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente
    Norwegian: Fluente

  • Acomodação


    There are two options.
    1-We have large heated lavvu tent available, where volunteers can sleep, glamping/hostel style.
    2-Bunk bed hostel style accommodation will be available at the main building.
    or if you want privacy feel free to bring your own tent.

    Bedding and towels will be available for use.

    The food is made by the islanders. If the volunteers want fish they can catch it and cook the fish over the fire outside.

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    There are fantastic hikes here. Lots of fish in the sea and in lakes. Fantastic oppurtunities for skiing, surfing and kiting/windsurfing. Lots of trails to downhill bike etc.

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  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Este anfitrião pode fornecer espaço para vans.

  • Pode aceitar animais

    Pode aceitar animais

    Este anfitrião está aberto a aceitar viajantes com animais de estimação.

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Mais de 2

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    Horas previstas

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Essas classificações são opcionais e foram dadas junto com os comentários dos membros.A classificação média deixada por cada opção é exibida.

Precisão do perfil: (4.4)

Intercâmbio cultural: (4.9)

Comunicação: (4.3)

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 425343113639