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Naersnes
All Year: All year
Area (ha): 12-13
Persons: 1-8
Category: Other
Host ID: 12406
Country: Norway

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Last Updated: July 24, 2017

Various work for preferably longer stays.

We got an opening in all of August and fall for happy travellers.

Passion for taking care of wood boats? Don't hesitate.

The campsite has a beautiful location by the Oslo fjord, approximately 45 minutes drive from Oslo. The site is owned by the Norwegian YMCA-YWCA.
Its about 13 acres large and has 500 meters shoreline, lots of fruit trees and other vegetation and a soccer field. It was originally a residence for a wealthy businessman from Oslo in 1901 and was founded as a campsite in 1941/42.

The work varies with the seasons and will consist of everything from kitchen work, gardening, painting indoors and outdoors, carpentry, tidying, organizing, cleaning and generally maintenance.

We are also looking for a carpenter that can do the job we don't know how to. There are lots of different buildings that need different care.

The work is partly independent (or with other helpers) off season and you make your own day. We usually make a list of work to be done, and you are sometimes free to pick out your preferences.
In season there's mainly a schedule and routines to follow, though still with plenty of time to explore the nature around or visit Oslo.

There will be cleaning, tidying and gardening during the spring as well as general maintenance and some painting.

You will sleep in a cabin or a caravan, either alone or together with another helper.

We have wi-fi and a dinosaur lap top (as long as it lives) for volunteers to use.
You are also welcome to use our bicycles, boats, canoe and kayaks to check out our beautiful surroundings. A pair of old cross country skis for the winter experience, always a fun challenge for beginners:-)
You are expected to keep all common areas clean and tidy to make the place look nice for our guests.
We need you to take initiative, be self- propelled, have the basic skills and understanding of practical work, take pride in the work that you do, and of course- friendly:-)

We are privileged to have many people who'd like to stay with us, long-term is preferred.

We're looking forward to hearing from you!

Best regards,

Marianna and Kasia with our husbands, teens and
4 dogs, 2 cats, 2 goats, rooster and hens:-)

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