Help us to build an ecovillage in Wicklow

The Exchange

Derrybawn Mountain EcoVillage Set-Up: I am building an ecovillage on the mountain and national park rim, in Wicklow. I need your help with the vision, detailed design and landscape concept, the labour, and the fun of making this awesome project happen.

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs.

Gardening: Help to grow and cultivate plants.

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Cook your own meal: Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Free Hiking Tours: Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.

Bikes at your disposal: Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.

Pick Up: No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.

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


Beginner English

Over 23 years old

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 working systems, logistics, premises, transport, ICT

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

Activities & Shift

Morning shifts from 0900 to 1200 then afternoon from 1300 to 1500 hours, or later if you like.


Get outdoors every day