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Volunteer / Participant




Volunteer: commitment minimum 1 month - maximum 1 year

You are a dedicated person with green fingers, a responsible & sociable fast-learner with lots of humor, relaxed, mature & competent.

You are most welcome to share our Life & Work project, based on

Co-Creation with Nature. Maximum 2 volunteers at a time.


Participant: After a 1 years' commitment you are a candidate to

become a co-habitant on the finca.


Job description: Help run and maintain the Finca; work in the biological gardens, processing of herbs & fruits in the herbolario, reception of guests, attending in the café and cleaning rooms, painting, carpentry, horse training, construction...

You work together with the staff and they will be your teachers.

Please read FAQ Samaipata & FAQ Finca.


Lodging: You set up your own tent or you live in the little eco-house

La Cobija ('shelter'), both on the camping-site. You cook your own food in the equipped kitchen there. Veggies from the gardens are for free.


Language: Sufficient fluency in Spanish. The local staff only speaks Spanish.

Experience: All you need is a mindset open to a complete new experience. The following skills are useful: Health food, gardening & permaculture; food- & hotel service; construction & handy work; farming & horse riding, IT, arts, crafts & design.

Schedule: Living in your tent minimum 24 hours per week.

Lodging in cabin La Cobija ('shelter') 40 hours a week.

Age: Ideally 25+. You fit in and we must get along well.


Visa and insurance: These are your own responsibility.

FAQ Samaipata

FAQ Finca La Vispera



Damon (l), Adreas (r) and Don Mario

the head gardener, in April 2011