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Nature resort is looking for volunteers

World, Europe, Portugal, Grandola

OFFER YOUR HELP

Travel dates

21°C, 12:23

About the workproject

We need 2 volunteers

Dear volunteers,
At this moment we are looking for a person who has experience to work with a chainsaw. If you are together as a couple we like you to invite you for vegetarian cooking and maintenance.

You are more then welcome to live and work for a while on this beautiful nature resort and Non-profit project. Our main focus is on hosting this beautiful place for retreats and workshops for self-development. It will be developed in the upcoming years into a platform of sustainable living, recreation and new forms of agriculture. A hub, a knowledge garden for free thinkers, engineers, entrepreneurs and scientists. (www.mamaearthprojectportugal.eu)


About us.
We are an modern thinking couple and just getting started with this amazing 24 acres nature estate. On the estate are three large houses, our quinta 2 holiday homes and 2 tipis with a pool; situated on a breath taking landscape in this beautiful part of the Costa Azul in South West of Portugal.
This paradise found us and we would like to share it with like-minded people who have a desire to working in the nature and are interested to be there for mother earth and help us develop this place into an even more unique experience than it already is.
We are about 200 meters above sea level and only 5 kms from the city of Grandola and approx. 1 hr. and 15 minutes from Lisbon and 20 min from the ocean. You will be surprised by the abundance of the variety in vegetation. The land host fertile soil and the valley is enriched by fruit, nut, cork and olive trees. There are 5 natural water-wells, one of which is still from the Roman times. From this well you can see the water directly flowing out of the earth. It is a magnificent place to meditate or do your yoga practices.

We are looking for interested and motivated people with initiative; preferably with some experience- in carpentry, gardening, permaculture, to help us build with cob, traditional skills, woodcutting with chain saw, landscape design and solar knowledge. All year round there are things to do. Other activities are planting vegetables, general upkeep, picking fruits, nuts and olives, pool cleaning, painting or collecting fire wood. Online Marketing experiences are welcome too. If you have another skill that you would like to share with us please let us know! Our wish-list you will find on Pinterest at account: 'deepening into love' on Helpxers joy.
Volunteers work roughly 6 hours a day, 5 days a week - the hours are weather depending. You will be staying in a tent or a large holiday home with two separate bedrooms, each for two persons.
During working days, food is provided. Sometimes we have dinner together or you cook your own meal. We like to use lots of local produce, mostly vegetarian dishes. The Bio garden is at abundance to share. Help for preparing the food is also welcome. If you want to share your best recipes we are open for that and there is also a barbeque.
Internet is available.

How to get here?
You can easily take the metro (5 minutes) from the airport Lisboa to the ‘Oriente’ train station in Lisbon (platform 6). From there you take the train to Grandola, from where we will pick you up..

We are sure this will be an unforgettable experience!
If you make music or sing, please bring your instrument if you can…
We speak English, Dutch, German, French and until now only a few words Portuguese.
Looking forward to hear from you…

Maya & Peter

About the host

Maya & Peter (61)

Host since
2015

Speaks
German, English, French, Nederlands

Last seen online
1 Months ago

We are an modern thinking couple and just getting started with this amazing 24 acres nature estate.

Project dates

Open for offers, contact us


Work to be done

  • gardening
  • construction
  • help in the house
  • maintenance tasks
  • eco projects
  • art projects

Expected workhours

  • 6 hours a day
  • 5 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • private room, shared cottage, tent

You share a house with other volunteers. You will be staying in a large holiday home with two separate bedrooms, each for two persons.

  • shared meals

During working days, meals are provided. We like to use lots of local produce, mostly vegetarian dishes. The Bio garden is at abundance to share. Help for preparing the food is also welcome. If you want to share your best recipes we are open for that and there is also a barbeque.

  • no money is involved