Être handler / guide chez nous
Bonjour! Merci de votre intérêt pour rejoindre notre petite équipe! La team se compose de 4-5 personnes et 35 - 40 huskies d'Alaska en entraînement complet, plus une portée de jeunes chiens en début d'éducation. Nous avons aussi des chats, poules et cochons qui nécessitent des soins quotidiens. IMPORTANT :
1. Séjour minimum 2 mois, préférablement plus long - cela prends un moment pour apprendre les routines et les animaux individuellement.
2. Pour postuler vous devez être originaire d'un pays d'Europe, le cas échéant détenir un visa vacances travail en Norvège.
3. Charpentiers et professionnels du milieu animalier sont toujours les bienvenus!
❄ INTÉRESSÉ? Life on a farm involves various tasks, which can be repetitive but also fulfilling for the right person. 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 generally long days, with a rustic lifestyle.
❄ BÉNÉVOLE (HANDLER) We offer room and board, a lot of unforgettable experiences with our huskies, and an insight into the life in the North. Help with daily routines at the farm like animals feeding, guest-house cleaning, snow plowing...
❄ TRAVAILLEUR DE FERME (ASSISTANT GUIDE / ACCUEIL MAISON D'HÔTE / ASSISTANT CHARPENTIER) We offer room, board and a remuneration to the right person who is willing to stay for the season (August - April), take responsibilities and initiatives, and get involved within various projects : co-guiding, guesthouse host, cook, building assistant in the summer...
- English speaking
- Handy with tools
- Driving licence
- Independent with laundry & food
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Your CV and previous experiences
A few sentences about yourself, where you’re coming from, why to join our team?
Allergies or dietary restrictions
There will be a 2 weeks trial period. Please recognise that the work on a farm can be 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.
❄ À PROPOS DE NOUS We are a small Norwegian - French family living beyond the polar circle, together with our 39 Alaskan huskies.
Espen is an experienced outdoor guide, 5 times finisher of Europe's longest sled dog race. He is also canoe instructor and has taken part in several monthly expeditions. Thanks to his knowledge of our region, it is a pleasure for him to explain about his home mountains. Espen's kids are 14 and 11, they live with us part time.
Delphine is a skipper passionate about the Arctic. She has explored the region by boat for the last 10 years, taking groups on expeditions through northern Norway and Spitzbergen. She used to live in Spitzbergen, where she still spends some summer months. Delphine and Espen have organised trips together for 5 years.
❄ NOTRE ACTIVITÉ We offer outdoor adventures to our guests. Mainly with our dogs, but also sailing, canoeing, hiking, skiing... Our activities are very seasonal :
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 trips, snow-plowing, guest-house host (cooking, cleaning).
February - April : assistant with logistics around long trips from the the farm. 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, carpenting, fencing, harvesting (birch bark), building and restoration of local/traditional cultural heritage, fixing and painting at the farm.
❄ SE RENDRE ICI - AÉROPORT Bardufoss (BDU) is the closest airport, about 20 minutes from our farm, time table on www.sas.no from Oslo