Find Yourself on the Most Beautiful Ocean Coast in the World

The Exchange

Assist us our Off-Grid Beyond Organic Permaculture Market Farm, Herbal Apothecary and Healing Center. Founded in 2002 within the Ideal of Helping Others Help Themselves, Medicine Farm has hosted more than 4000 volunteers since its inception. In fact, Medicine Farm is 100% reliant on Volunteers to remain Sustainable. If selected to join us, you will indeed find yourself " out there " on Vancouver Island British Columbias captivating Coast.

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Arts: Professional painting, sculpting or drawing.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs.

Gardening: Help to grow and cultivate plants.

What you get

5 days off per week

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

Tent: A billion stars over your head and a comfy tent to sleep in.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Lunch: Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Dinner: Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Discounts on Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

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

Free Parties: Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.

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.

Surfboards: Right on, dude! Free to use surfboards.

Yoga classes: Namaste! Join our yoga classes and transform your health.

Surf lessons: Hang loose, mate! Join our surf classes.

Dance classes: Rock your body! Join our dance classes.

Language lessons: Learn or improve your language skills.

Holistic Therapies: Join activities related to self-knowledge and meditation.

Permaculture Course: Join our permaculture course and learn how to take care of our planet.


Fluent English or Fluent Spanish

Between 18 and 80 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Volunteers are required to be ready to assist with daily tasks from 8:00 until lunch
All volunteers will need to recognize we must care for Medicine Farm as our own and the Universe looks after our dreams

Activities & Shift

Active Kitchen share space detail care. Animal husbandry , Market gardens tasks such as weeding, watering , turnovers , harvesting and all other related details as Farming is our principal endeavor.
We all keep the woodstoves looked after including fetching firewood every day.


Your wish to volunteer is welcomed with an "invitation" to share our Paradise with you. We receive dozens of volunteer inquiries weekly. We screen heavy for right fit hoping to avoid any misfits. You will either love it and us or be planning to leave quickly .
Bring your best most flexible self and be ready to feel the experience out and find your groove over a few days. Off-Grid as we do things is shocking for most city peeps. And though our Medicine Farm Paradise is beautiful, it's not for everyone.