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World, North America, USA, Death Valley


Travel dates

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20°C, 10:54

About the workproject

We need 3 volunteers

FOR THE PAST 8 years, building small domes and walls with earth bags, offer, learn, experience how to live well! in very simple living, off grid, in Mojave Desert, between Death Valley California and Las Vegas Nevada! . need help for building! finishing a little dome!! Could USE enthusiastic builders glad for YOUR savvy construction! and enjoy the challenges of our life! check out

About the host

Jehane (79)

Host since



English, French, Italian

In my 80's spring time! that's why I appreciate good helpers, smarts! builders, novices and experienced! teach what I know from my experiences, building plastering, bottle walls, living off grid! simple ! comfortable we like too! enjoy especially wide open spaces, quiet! time for listening to oneself and the earth! challenges of cold, hot, wind! enjoy also and share with you, hot springs, wonderful 20 miles west in Tecopa California; artist, I live 6 months in Brussels Belgium and season in 3 Moons for developing this exciting project!

Project dates

Work to be done

  • construction
  • maintenance tasks
  • art projects

Expected workhours

  • 5 hours a day
  • 5 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • trailer / caravan

There are 2 single beds in earth bag shed, 2 queen beds in 2 little trailers, 1 single, 1 double in traveler!s earth bag dome, 1 double in leafy tipi, in warm period and always bring your bedding up to the dome deck, under the stars, in good weather! 2 double beds under sun shade on each side of outside trailer, 1 single couch bed inside trailer.

  • shared meals

We mostly eat outdoors, on rocket stove, often cooking with sun oven. off grid simple fare, shared meals, help with fixing and cleaning up! stores and eateries in Pahrump NV 18 miles south.

  • no money is involved