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Get involved

There are many ways to participate at Sunseed
Ranging from our guided tours, to ESC and internships, to becoming a staff member, there are many different opportunities to get involved at Sunseed. Have a look at our options and join us!
 
Participate & Contribute
Would you like to be part of creating the new normal? Are you in the process of reassessing your life after the pandemic? Do you have ideas about a new sustainable project or future direction you want to create for yourself? 
 
Get inspired by our international community, living an eco-friendly life and passionately working towards a better world. Learn how to integrate sustainable changes into your lifestyle, build connections with people and nature, and bring these skills back to your community.

Due to the Covid-19 situation we are changing the ways you can volunteer with us. This autumn we will have two dates for you to arrive and stay with us starting on the 18th of August or the 29th of September. You will arrive with a group of people all sharing the intention to undergo this experience together. To provide for everyone's individual needs we created these 3 volunteering types:
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Residency

Half Sunseed work / Half Personal work 600 € 4 weeks This position allows you to have the experience of living in an ecovillage whilst giving you time to develop your own personal project. You will be integrated into the community by taking part in daily activities and have your afternoons free for developing yourself. You will receive the support you need to use this time as an incubator of ideas and a chance to use Sunseed as a springboard for your future.

Eco Life

Full Time Sunseed Work 420 € 4 weeks This position fully integrates you into the community and our daily routine.You will be an integral part of the team and have the opportunity to contribute to different Sunseed projects. You will be able to get a taste of how all the departments work and help in a diversity of tasks. During this month you will receive a comprehensive insight into ecovillage living and get connected to the wider eco-community movement.

Long Term

Full Time Sunseed Work 343 € 7 weeks This position is designed for people who would like to have a more in depth experience of life here. We designed this option to be more affordable for motivated people who are committed to stay for a longer time. In this role you will be able to take on more responsibilities and focus on the work in certain departments of your choice. This is a great opportunity to develop practical skills and gain knowledge in eco-village design and community organisation.


Before booking have a look at the practical information page and our Frequently Asked Questions section
If you cannot find the answer, send us a message. 

What does my contribution cover?

ORGANIC
FOOD

From Monday to Friday we serve breakfast, snacks and two hot vegetarian meals a day. Food on the weekends is self organised with the use of our supplies. 15-20% of the food comes from our gardens. The rest is bought from local farmers and regional ecological producers.

EDUCATIONAL
ACTIVITIES

Our coordinators offer a range of activities depending on the departments' needs. You can get involved with gardening, eco-maintenance, drylands management and more. You can also take on a personal project if you have a specific skill.

ACCOMODATION &
MAINTENANCE

Your payment covers accommodation in our comfy dormitory, clean bed sheets, the use of natural cosmetics and administration costs. Our houses are maintained in the traditional Andalucian style.

FIXED
COSTS

To provide an educational experience for visitors from around the world we have many hidden costs - rent, insurance, taxes, website hosting, phones, internet, car maintenance, staff reimbursement and more. Your contribution will help us to continue running Sunseed.

Cancellation policy

To secure your stay, we ask for a 50€ deposit.
In case of cancellation, 15€ will be deducted for administrative costs.
For cancellations within two weeks of the arrival, 25€ fee will be applied.