Eco Farm volunteering can become your permanent job

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The Exchange

We are looking for motivated people who want to live and work at an Eco Farm. We have a hard working mentality and all people do 40 hour work weeks. This counts for employees, volunteers and underpriveliged trainees. Currently we are building cob houses and we expect that next year we will start farming. We follow the permaculture principles.


What you offer

40 hours of help per week

Painting & Decorating: Help to maintain the appearance inside and outside the building.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs.

Farming: Plant crops and care for animals.

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.

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.

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


Requirements

Over 21 years old


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

volunteers will learn skills as cob house building, capentry, green roof, sustainable energy, organic farming and permaculture. Volunteers are also responsible for our underprivileged teenage programme .For us the most criteria for volunteering is motivation, respect and team work. Volunteers who perform well participate in project development to generate their own income. This can be individual or group projects.


Activities & Shift

day 1: work 8 hours on our bioconstruction projects
day 2 work 4 hours on bioconstruction, 4 hours cook and do school support for our teens
day 3 work 8 hours on our bioconstruction projects
day 4 work 4 hours on bioconstruction, 4 hours to cook and do school support for our teens
day 5: day to work on project development.


Rules

We expect people to comply with the 40 hour work week
We do not allow drugs ussage, alcohol abuse and sexual activity at Eco Caminhos.
We offer 2 weeks holidays every 3 months
People are responsible to clean the volunteer house

people who do not respect these rules are asked to leave.