Help us to build a nature reserve in Sierras de Maldonado, Uruguay

  • Uruguay
  • Favourited 1789 times
  • Last activity: 29/01/2023



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    We are a group of 5 friends (Martin, Nacho, Jose, Sahia and me also called Nacho) who have the chance of protecting nature in a little piece of Land! And we need your help! A family friend of 1 of us, gave us this beautifully place to take care of it, and we are starting to take tourist over there.
    We are working in restructure an old building, planting, building a green house, fencing to keep parts isolated. We are also thinking about (and working on) becoming independent on all sorts of energy.
    During our free time we enjoy this beautiful place, helping each other, enjoying and respecting nature, playing football, fishing, singing and playing instruments, talking with the foxes, picking up mushrooms, birdwatching, cooking....if you think you can help us, you have a proactive attitude and you love nature and you want to learn of teach something come to work with us

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    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

    With Us you will learn about Uruguayan music, tango and folclore, costumes and food. You will also be able to learn how to use our natural resources to eat, stay worm, and build. Also you will be able to learn to recognize mushrooms, and birds.

  • Help


    Everyone can help and learn! We need help in gardening and building (experience people needed , carpenters, builders, plomers), renewable sources of energy, taking care of animals and vegges (farmers needed) and during summer (December to March) helping with tours and tourists, reception, website and social network (Spanish needed) photography, also any type of artist!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Volunteers are staying in the house that we are working on, it has a fire place that warms it up, nice beds but is not finish yet. It has a beautiful kitchen and a a bathroom. Also there is a huge place to camp. There is not internet, there is not electricity so far(so you should bring your torch), we will have electricity very soon.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Did we tell you already that there is a beautiful bush along a little creek that seams magical? We are situated in The Maldonado hills the place is amazing for nature lovers.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 821851775824

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