Gardening, Forest Maintenance & Animal Care based on Permaculture

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The experience

From chicken and donkeys, food forest and garden, seeding and nursering, weeding, forest maintenance with brush cutting, pruning and tree planting...

Ideal to people who want to apply their permaculture / agroecology knowledge, or want to bring experience to our project

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Animal Care: Help look after and take care of animals.

Building & Repairing: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Farming: Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

Additional fee required

Amount: € 50 One time

Fee pays for: Benefits for travelers and Donation to project

Description: Volunteers need to become members of Alma Com Alma Association, that pays for a membership fee and the personal accident insurance. This is mandatory for legal reasons.

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.

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

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

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

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.

Basic Internet Access: Basic speed internet for you to work remotely

Dedicated Workspace: Specific space for you to work remotely


Intermediate English

Between 21 and 50 years old

Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

The volunteer program is an exchange between both parties. We offer an amazing place very well located, with 3 good meals per day, accommodation and a community life. We expect in exchange committment, self responsibility. We expect that people that join us are caring for the self, for the other and for the space. We want to leave a better place behind and we expect every volunteer that comes here to do the same.

Activities & Shift

On duty: 5 days per week, 5 hours per day.
Off: 2 days per week.
There are communal tasks like cleaning common toilets and cleaning the kitchen, that are shared by everyone and not counted as part of the 5 hours per on duty day.
Everyone is also involved in helping out with the compost toilets operation. This means at least once or twice during their stay, to participate in the cleaning well organised process.


Number of showers per week might be limited due to dry season.