Help at an alternative life-style community in Ladoeiro, Portugal



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We are a recent alternative life-style community. It integrates spirituality, self-sustainability, art and science. The project includes an alternative school, artistic residencies, local community support, self-sustainable building, ecological farming, meditation circles and workshops, concerts, festival , retreats and meditation and spiritual dynamics.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity 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

    Travellers will join in on the creation of this spiritual community and learn about ecological and spiritual ways of life which can include building, farming and healing practice. Besides we all intend to share our artistic and spiritual values, use our creativity to help each other, learn new things every day.

  • Help


    We need help on ecological housing (construction and knowledge), farming (people into permaculture and bio agriculture), landscaping (helping us with the maintenance of the gardens, farms and forest that surround the house) and housekeeping (cooking, cleaning, regular maintenance, etc) .
    We also may need help with painting and improving the exterior places, as well as the common areas (the communal kitchen, bathing area, toilets, and other places).
    We need assistance with events we may organize - preparing events (design and webdesign, communication and social network and media [when that's part of the travellers' knowledge), during events (helping with all the jobs concerning cultural events and gatherings [such as festivals, concerts, etc], from receiving guests, collecting tickets at the entrance, helping with cooking and meals of artists and staff, etc); after the events (cleaning and lots of love <3 )

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    individual and communal dormitories.
    Camping (must take your own tent, sleeping bag, towels...)

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 587358741337