Work and Travel in Iceland

work and travel in iceland
Help us grow. Share what you know about getting work in Iceland for travellers.

VOLUNTEER AND PAID WORK OPPORTUNITIES IN ICELAND FOR TRAVELLERS

What kind of skills and short term work is needed in Iceland all year round from hosts. Seasonal opportunities mention below. This wiki is purely about what short term work you can get as a traveller in Iceland and what https://www.workingtraveller.com/skills/ are needed. Remember there is Lonely Planet for travel info - add web links not text.

VOLUNTEER WORK VISA / PERMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR ICELAND

Details backed up by web links to government/Wikipedia type pages providing details on what documents a back packer needs for short term paid and volunteering work in Iceland.

SEASONAL BACKPACKER SKILLS NEEDED IN ICELAND

SPRING WORK

What kinds of work are available in the spring time in Iceland. Remember to keep work that is all year round in the section above and not mention it again here.

SUMMER JOBS

The work that is needed by hosts in the summer in Iceland

AUTUMN

What kinds of work are there in Iceland in autumn? Maybe it's harvest time, but do people need the help of foreigners for either cheap labour or expertise? This is the kind of thing we need to know here.

WINTER

Skiing in Iceland - does it exist? Are there plenty of opportunities for people to get work in Iceland in the winter? What kind of skills are needed at this time of year? Please update this section and let fellow travellers know what you have learned if you have worked in Iceland in the winter or if you are a host and live here and can share your knowledge.

ATTITUDE TO FOREIGNERS WORKING OR VOLUNTEERING IN ICELAND

As this section is covering the whole of Iceland, one has to generalise, but, in general, what is the attitude? Are we all rich idiot tourists and if so why on earth would we want to do some work? Or are we seen as western supremacists and viewed with suspicion? Let us know your thoughts and update them here.

Barter Points

22.49€
Food
17.60
Bed
35.21
Drink
7.82

If you have worked in Iceland or live here. Instead of saying `That information is not right` Please sign up to Working Traveller by clicking here and update this page with your opinions on the subject and your views on what the barter points should be. If your a host, you will have a SEO link added to the page directly to your own web site so viewers can see who provided the information. If you are a traveller it will link to your profile.

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