Sustainable Living on the Pacific Coast of Ecuador

Sustainable Living on the Pacific Coast of Ecuador

Placement Details

Volunteer with us and learn how to create a more sustainable future.

This 4-week program combines the chance to volunteer on a working farm with learning about the principles of organic farming and permaculture. It is the opportunity to get some first-hand experience of new and exciting farming methods which are on their way to changing the world in terms of self-sustainable living and food production.

What will you do as a volunteer?

  • Work outdoors in the gardens and pastures.
  • Sow seeds, plant, weed and pest control, fertilizing
  • Composting and recycling organic and non-organic waste
  • Caring for the farm animals
  • Production of marmalades and pickles.
  • Construction and maintenance (carpentry, mural painting, etc.)
  • Organization of information panels
  • Maintenance of infrastructure (bridges and water pipes)
  • Upkeep of paths and trails
  • Garden Design
  • Administrative tasks

Learn how to live a Sustainable lifestyle surrounded by amazing nature, good vibes, and like-minded people. Help us spread the word!

  • Work with experts in the field on a real farm.
  • Learn about plant cultivation, animal care, organic farming and revolutionary ways of producing food.
  • Learn about sustainable lifestyles, waste management and environmental conservation.
  • Learn how to adapt and respond to changes and how to deal with different aspects of daily life and fields of activity. Become flexible, resourceful, and a team player.
  • Have the option to add a part-time permaculture course.
  • And learn and practice your Spanish!

Please note: There is also a part-time permaculture course available, ask us for more information.


Official Camp dates:

Start dates every 1st/3rd Sunday of the month

€ 1099,00 – 1st month

€ 1049,00 – 2nd month

€ 999,00 – 3rd month, and after

Individual camp dates:

+ € 150,00 – Start your placement any Sunday of the month

+ € 250,00 – Chose your own start dates and change them up to 3 times before your trip.*

*Last date change up to 3 weeks before your departure.

Contact us for more information, we will be happy to answer all your questions. 

  • Placement Information 

  • Company: NGO Taxi
  • Vacancy: Sustainable Living on the Pacific Coast of Ecuador
  • Category: Conservation projects, Environmental Work
  • Dates: Year round, starting on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month
  • Cost: From 1099,00€ – first month
  • Support in place: 24 hours
  • Age limit: 18+
  • Included with this placement
    • Airport Pickup
    • Accommodation
    • Food
    • Specialist Equipment
    • Company Representative
  • Locations:
    • Ecuador
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