Work with us
Hello, and thanks for your interest in joining our team and being a part of our lifestyle!
We look for a co-guide and carpenter interested to establish with us for the season (August to April), eventually on a long term basis. The position is open to couples.
Our team consists of 4-5 persons and 35 well trained Alaskan huskies, plus some farm animals. We work hard all together to give our guests the best possible experiences!
- You must be a legal citizen of a EU country, or have a work holiday visa
- Carpentry or animal professional skills are mandatory
- fluent english - work language
- driving licence
- positive and hard-working mindest
- cleaning, tidying and packing represent 50% of our job
Human skills :
- positive mindset when things are tough
- being 200% committed to joining us
- putting guests before yourself
Added bonus :
- mechanical skills (tractor and quad bikes)
- forestry skills
- experience in tourism
INTERESTED? We look for somebody interested to establish with us over a long period of time. The position is a mix of guide assistant, guesthouse host and building assistant. We offer accommodation and a monthly remuneration to the right person who is willing to commit for the season (August - April), take responsibilities and initiatives, and get involved within various projects : co-guiding, hosting, cooking, building... Life on a farm involves many tasks, which can be repetitive but also fulfilling. Seeking motivated, positive and hard-working persons : it's not a 9 to 5 job but our lifestyle! It’s important that you are flexible, and so are we, as it is long days, with a rustic lifestyle. Couples are welcome. You will receive working clothes, holiday allowance and full health coverage under our company insurance.
VOLUNTEERS In the summer only, we welcome volunteers : room and board included, a lot of unforgettable experiences with our dogs, and an insight into the life in the North. Help with daily routines at the farm like animals feeding, guest-house cleaning, painting...
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CV and previous work experiences
A few sentences about yourself, where you’re coming from, why to join our team?
There will be a 2 weeks trial period. Please recognise that the work on a farm is hard, especially in November-January when the temperatures are below - 15°. The animals have to be fed and the cleaning has to be done at fix time, irrelevant how the weather is.
❄ ABOUT US We are a Norwegian - French couple living beyond the polar circle, together with our dogs. We have organised tours together since 2017. Espen's kids are teenagers, they live with us part time.
❄ OUR ACTIVITIES We offer seasonal outdoor adventures to our guests. Mainly with our dogs, but also sailing, canoeing, hiking, skiing...
August - November : full time dog-training on kart and quad. Production of firewood. Picking and preparing berries, mushrooms, moose meat and pig meat.
December - January : co-guiding dogsledding and sailing trips, snow-plowing, guest-house host (cooking, cleaning).
February - April : assistant with logistics around tours. Possibility to join some expeditions as assistant guide and cook. We can be away for some weeks, so you shall be self-driven.
May - August : tidying after snow melting, firewood, carpentry, fencing, harvesting, building and restoration of traditional cultural heritage, fixing and painting at the farm.