Passionate GARDENER and Maintenance person – Back to basic in Portugal

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Looking for a gardener – A passionate GARDENER and Maintenance person – โ€‹wanted for the month of March in Portugal! We have one volunteering position for someone who is enthusiastic and able to take charge of the landscaping and caring of the green areas around the guesthouse and who is also handy when it comes to general maintenance work.

This year we will be in Retreat mode until the end of March, which means that we are taking time out for self-care, restructuring the project and for caring the land. The month of March will be dedicated to the gardens and the infrastructure, getting everything ready for the summer season. This also means that there will be no events or guests staying during that time and only 2 to 3 residents will be living on-site (plus two kids, 3 cats and 6 horses).

Minimum stay

2 weeks, ideally the whole month of March, with the possibility of extending

Hours of work


Food and Accommodation

Shared bedroom in the main house or you can bring a tent or caravan/ van
You will receive 3 meals a day – NO FEES

Looking for a gardener – Other benefits
  • use of all the facilities
  • wifi
  • and some horse time

We will cook and take care of the shared spaces together and we enjoy taking trips to the beach, the Paradise Spot etc. It is a wonderful area for exploring, enjoying the tranquillity of the valley or simply disconnecting.


The Community is set in the hillside, overlooking the fertile green valley with its veggie gardens, a small lake and the hills with its cork-oak forest.
Vale Corticas is 25 min. from the ocean, 10 min from “Pego das Pias” (sweet water lake), 5 minutes from the famous hiking track “Rota Vicentina” and 5 minutes away from the town Odemira, which has all amenities.





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