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Intern at a husky sledding company dedicated to the welfare of their dogs!

World, Europe, Finland, Hetta



Travel dates

About the workproject

We need 5 volunteers

Gold winner at WTM London for the best animal welfare initiative, at Hetta Huskies we are truly dedicated to caring for our 250 sled dogs. From summer construction projects to winter kennel maintenance, weekly dog medical checks to building up our dogs' fitness for winter, our internships provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn what it takes to manage a large-scale dog sledding business.

About the host


Host since



English, Finnish, French

Last seen online

more than 6 month ago

Hetta Huskies is owned and operated by Anna McCormack and Pasi Ikonen, both former professional athletes / explorers.

Both Anna and Pasi went through a training course to allow them to guide in the National Park and Pasi, in particular, spends countless hours each month working towards the regional development of their small corner of the world.

Project dates

Open for offers, contact us

Work to be done

  • construction
  • farming
  • language practice
  • help in the house
  • teaching projects
  • maintenance tasks

Expected workhours

  • 8 hours a day
  • 6 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • shared room

We have a rented house for guides and interns separate from the farm, half-way between the farm and the town of Hetta. There are three rooms with bunks that provide space for up to 4 people in one room, and we can provide bed linen. The house includes a living room + kitchen area, Wi-Fi, bathroom + shower.

  • shared meals

Lunch is provided during the work hours at the farm house. The guide house is stocked with very basic breakfast and dinner foods.

  • no money is involved