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Eco Village Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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What you offer

Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.


Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.


Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.


Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.

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What you get

Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Shared Dorm

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


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


Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!


Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Free Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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Worldpackers Insurance

If you are unhappy with your host, we will pay for your accommodation.

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The Experience

On an extraordinary 25 acres in beautiful British Columbia, O.U.R. Ecovillage began operations in 1999 with a vision to create a model demonstration sustainable village community rooted in social, and ecological well-being. With thousands of visitors a year, from system engineers and scientists, to school field trips from elementary, junior high schools, to university interns and parents, teachers and world travelers, you will see magic here! :)

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  • Beginner English

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

2 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

Eco Village

Learning & Fun


It as an amazing experience! In the little time I was there I learned so much, challenged myself, got out of confort zones and made wonderful friends. The residents at O.U.R. Ecovillage are all very welcoming and great teachers. There is a strong sense of community and helping each other which is beautiful. I am extremely grateful for all.

18 days ago


It is an incredible organization, with a great commitment to our planet and our society. Each member of OUR Ecovillage was super attentive. The activities are simple although there is a lack of accompaniment from those who already know what must be done in order to be much more efficient in the collaboration with the organization. The landscapes are beautiful and you breathe a tranquility that in few places exists. Super recommended!

4 months ago

About O.U.R Ecovillage

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About the host

O.U.R. Ecovillage focuses on ecological ways of living involving permaculture design. We are dedicated to researching and modelling ways that are rooted in social, cultural, spiritual, economic and ecological well-being. Each year we welcome many visitors to O.U.R. Ecovillage, where they get the chance to work hard, learn essential "soft"-skills for community building, and build relationships with a unique group of people. Volunteering at...

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