Passionate volunteer gardener and maintenance person wanted for the month of March 2020 in Alentejo, 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.
We are looking for someone energetic who can work self-dependent and is physically fit.
Minimum stay 2 weeks, ideally the whole month of March, with the possibility of extending.
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.
What type of host are you?
What are you looking for help with?
What’s the mission of your community?
- Regaining sovereignty over our life rhythm & life context.
- Developing new rituals and models for regenerative culture.
- Creating spaces for authentic relations and initiation into adulthood.
- Cultivating a social and natural environment that reflects our deepest desires.
How many volunteers could you host?
Only one volunteer
When would you need volunteers?
as from March
How many hours of help per day?
4-5 hours of help per day
How many days of help per week?
5 days per week – 2 days off
Note about the volunteer work and other expectations
- Shared bedroom in the main house or you can bring a tent or caravan/van
- you will receive 3 meals a day
- use of all the facilities
- and some horse time
Are accommodation and food included?
Yes, we offer food and accommodation
What type of accommodation can you provide?
- Dormitory/shared rooms
- Others (please, specify in general info)
Diet – nutrition information
we cook vegetarian and can accommodate vegan and also gluten-free
VISA – could you provide Visa support/info/invitation letters?
No! we cannot help with Visa/invitation letters – similar requests will be ignored.
- use of all the facilities
- trips to the beach, markets, parties etc.
- and some Horses time
What to do in the free time
- chilling, hiking, surfing etc.
English, German, Spanish
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.
How to get to your site
Bus to Odemira
Is there internet access?
“Paying guests” Option. Could you accommodate “solidarity” tourists?
Yes, we can accommodate eco/responsible tourists & paying guests
Maybe. This needs to be discussed via e-mail
Hostname: Vale Corticas
Host Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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4 thoughts on “Passionate Gardener wanted for the month of March 2020 in Alentejo, Portugal”
Oi, hello, hola, bonjour
I’m a French enthusiastic women, whose really motivated by the idea of contributing to this project.
I am available the whole month of March, willing to learn, and help with all I can.
I speak french, English, Spanish, Portuguese and a bit of german. I am veggie and writing about democracy of anti specism… I love to dance!
Thank you for your comment. To get in touch with this host, we suggest you contact them via e-mail. See the contact details section at the end of the announcement. Thank you and have a nice volunteering experience 🙂
Hi Orane, I’m interested about this and would like to know your experience with them. If you want, pm me. If this site doesn’t allow pm, then would you pls send me an email @ my fb?
And apart from this volunteering program, If u find a placement and they need 1 extra volunteer…
if u want to let me know, I’d appreciate it very much…
if u want, I’ll do the same.