Join us!

There is always a lot to do on our farm Grýtubakki. About 180 horses, 270 sheep, a few chicken, three rabbits, four cats and the two dogs Lóa and Smári call our farm their home. As diverse as the inhabitants of Grýtubakki are as diverse are the tasks to perform: guiding shorter riding tours, taking care of the animals, completing different farm works – like maintaining saddles and bridles or moving fences – cleaning the guest houses or helping in kitchen and household.

Up to 30 helping hands work on our farm every year, most of them during the summer months. We can only accept interns that want to stay on our farm for at least eight weeks.

Would you like to join us and become a part of our team?

Please send us your application including a tabular as well as a detailed textual Curriculum Vitae with information about yourself and your family, your riding and former working experiences and whether you have a driving license or not. Please add a photograph of yourself and specify the period of time you would like to stay for. Furthermore, we ask you to include a personal statement in your application telling us about your motivation to come to island and work on our farm.

Our workers need to be able to work in a team but independently at the same time. They should not mind working hard, recognize tasks that need to be done and trust themselves to take on a lot of responsibility. We expect great willingness to accomplish all the different tasks, especially the care for our guests, with the same smile.

To serve an internship at our farm you have to be at least 18 years old. Unfortunately, due to organisational reasons, we are sorry not to be able to host interns eating a vegetarian or vegan diet. Furthermore, out of consideration for our horses the weight limit for our workers is 75 kg.

Normally, we assemble our team for the following year in the end of the preceding year. Therefore, we ask for your under-standing that the final notice of acceptance or rejection will not be send to you earlier.

You will receive more information after contacting us personally.

We are looking forward to your application!

 

Guiden   Lamm   Pferd