Jøssåsen Camphill village, Hommelvik
Description: Jøssåsen Landsby is a community (village) for and with adults with disabilities. Jøssåsen is a part of the Camphill movement. There are 5 similar villages in Norway. These communities are based on the teachings of anthroposophy.
Situated on a biodynamic farm, Jøssåsen has 5 family houses and several workshops. There are approximately 50 people living in the community. Three to five villagers plus three to four co-workers live in each house. There are also about ten people from the local community, who come to Jøssåsen on a daily basis to do various work. The village property, including all the buildings, land and forest is owned by the Camphill Trust. Jøssåsen is economically supported by the state.
Type of Work: There will be work outside: Gardening, making fences, painting.
Accommodation: We offer 3 summer cabins to the volunteers.
Requirements: Bring your sleeping bag. Summers here are not always nice and warm, be prepared for rain and chilly weather.
Approximate Location: Near Hommelvik in Malvik municipality, less than an hour drive from Trondheim, Norway`s third largest city at the shore of a large fjord, Trondheimsfjorden. Beautiful hills and mountains with lots of waterfalls, lakes and rivers surround Jøssåsen.
Notes: Special community rules that have to be followed during the workcamp: We do not accept the use of alcohol and drugs in our village.