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Eco Village Shawnigan Lake, Canada

4.5
3 reviews3

Permaculture Gardens Helper


Connect with the locals
A traveler recommended this host to have close contact with locals
Connect with international travelers
A traveler recommended this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

32h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Farming
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
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.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
Support
Support
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Insurance
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The Experience

Come to Help! Stay for the fun! :) OUR Ecovillage needs your help and is willing to teach! With 9 acres in food production, including greenhouses, propagated gardens, food forests, animals areas and grazing space. OUR garden area is set up in zones, with some plants needing much care and attention, many other varieties in the greenhouses, kitchen gardens, and with the more self-sufficient and less-often harvested plants are further away.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Stay at least
4 weeks

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3 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Eco Village

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

1 Meeting international travelers

1 Meeting locals

1 Learning about sustainability

1 Creating true social impact

1 Practicing Spanish

1 Practicing English

France

5

This is such a good place to learn and share with beautiful people.

over 3 years ago

Brazil

5

It as an amazing experience! In the little time I was there I learned so much, challenged myself, got out of confort zones and made wonderful friends. The residents at O.U.R. Ecovillage are all very welcoming and great teachers. There is a strong sense of community and helping each other which is beautiful. I am extremely grateful for all.

almost 4 years ago

Mexico

4


It is an incredible organization, with a great commitment to our planet and our society. Each member of OUR Ecovillage was super attentive. The activities are simple although there is a lack of accompaniment from those who already know what must be done in order to be much more efficient in the collaboration with the organization. The landscapes are beautiful and you breathe a tranquility that in few places exists. Super recommended!

about 4 years ago

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This host usually answers to 80% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 2 days
2 published videos
This host has 2 published videos showing a little bit about their place

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