Cultural Exchange with us developing an ecolife in Ireland

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The Exchange

Our EcoVillage Set-Up: I am growing an ecolife on the mountain and national park rim, in Wicklow. I need your help with the vision, detailed design and landscape concept, the cultural exchange, and the fun of making this awesome project happen.


25 hours of help per week

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Free Hiking Tours: We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Beginner English

Over 18 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Choose from one of three teams:
1) Strategy; develop the overall concept and ideas for Derrybawn Mountain Village

2) Operations; help set up the systems, logistics, premises, transport, ICT

3) Projects; get going with some cultural exchange and action projects on kitchen gardening, trails, hiking project, energy and heat, accomodation, and environmental partnerships.

Activities & Shift

Shift starts at 0900 hours to 1400 hours with a one hour break.
If you prefer, you can also agree a weekly project, then you have more time for your activities and you can deliver weekly results.
However, you might still have daily chores (eg hens).


Get outdoors every day