Help in the very charming organic garden of Cerro Paine Reserve in Patagonia

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Chile

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  • Description

    Description

    Come stay with us in our organic garden on the very end of the world, live and learn in Patagonia
    In the middle of Torres del Paine Biosphere Reserve is Cerro Paine Reserve. Within this private reserve there is a third of a hectare of organic garden which provide fresh fruits and vegetables.
    Our season starts in September and we make a thorough planning so we can deliver fresh products to the different kitchens of our reserve every day, in this way our visitors can enjoy local, fresh products. Our challenge through Organic Biointensive agriculture is to supply with the largest amounts of fresh products we can, in a sustainable way and at the same time bringing back to life one of the oldest and most southern organic gardens of the south hemisphere.
    We are 4 people working all season, Paloma (Chilean), Susan (Kiwi), Dan (Kiwi) and Carolina (Chile-Kiwi) and we would like to invite you to be part of our team. The minimum stay is for at least 1 month and maximum 8 months, you are welcome to stay as long as you like.
    Everyone here does a little of everything: we are looking for enthusiastic people, nature lovers who are not afraid to get dirty and to work hard. At the beginning of the season we focus on working on the soil, preparing beds for crops and as the season progresses we start with planting, transplanting, weeding, watering, harvesting and general maintenance of the garden (construction or repairing). If you have a physical issue, such as back pain, or you don’t like to get dirty or work exposed to changing weather conditions, maybe this is not the place for you.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Hospitality/Tourism

  • 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

    If you want to know what it feels like to live in Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia, come and work with us in the very charming organic garden of Cerro Paine Reserve. It is a private reserve with in the National Park.

  • Help

    Help

    Every body here does a little bit of every thing, we are looking for an enthusiastic gardener.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will be sharing a bedb with 10 other volunteers in one of the Reserve domes.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You will be offered 4 meals a day, transport to the cities near by on you're free days and free wifi.

  • 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

    5 days a week (max 25 hours)

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