Help get things growing in a sustainable way!

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The Exchange

At our Eco Hostel we have just started a herd garden, as well as set up a water recycling system which will provide water to our future vegetable garden and fruit orchid. We would like someone with knowledge or experience in permaculure to help us out.

What you offer

32 hours of help per week

Handyman: 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

What you get

1 day off per week

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

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.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Intermediate Portuguese or Intermediate Portuguese

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

To maintain a herb garden and help us set up a vegetable garden and fruit orchid.

Activities & Shift

Shifts are for 6 hours per day 5 days per week.
Specific tasks include:
-Tending to plant nursery
- Water plants
- Pull weeds
- Add Mulch
- Monitor plant health/pests
- Planting/Harvesting
- Add worm tea
- Add compost
- Chop and drop
- Cover crops