Help to maintain the farm and teach children about indigenous culture, sustainable living and permaculture in St. Mary, Jamaica

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    We are a family run non for profit organisation in need of some enthusiastic individuals to help us complete some great farming projects and help maintain the farm/park.

    We respect the importance of learning through our ancestors and the affect a strong positive heritage can have on our present culture. Knowing this we have developed a working camp and farm that has been themed around Jamaica’s Taino Heritage.

    Our collaborations with several local micro enterprises (some of which were formed by graduating students of our twin program) will provide the village with an authentic community atmosphere.
    All our programs have been created with the Taino philosophy of working with nature so our in-house students, visiting students, groups and collaborators will gain a knowledge of sustainable living and harmonious community lifestyle.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Being in a natural environment teaches our volunteers a sense of appreciation of the comfort developed countries take for granted. We hope they learn to be more respectful and moderate with mother nature.

  • Help


    A keen 'hands on' small group to help us, help the community, with the rolling out of our organic farming and other projects. We would prefer a responsible group who is able to work with children in large groups, teaching them about indigenous culture, sustainable living and permaculture.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Cabin in the picturesque 10 acre Heritage Park, backed on a river

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    It's Jamaica!! There is everything from beach life to parties all year round. Local taxis run all day, we are 2/3 miles away from two major towns in either direction of the coast.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Our Park can accommodate any size vehicle

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We have dogs on site so It would be your choice to bring your own pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    15 hours per week.

Host ref number: 362182939624

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