Volunteer at Punta Mona! 


Live, work and learn on an 85-acre mature permaculture farm between Costa Rican primary rainforest and the Caribbean Sea for four weeks as a Punta Mona community member. 

As a hospitality & agritourism apprentice, you will have the opportunity to create a beautiful and abundant experience for various visiting groups and guests such as yoga teacher trainees, permaculture design students, mastermind retreats, Punta Mona events, day tours and overnight visitors. This includes working closely with kitchen staff and volunteers to plan and prepare jungle gourmet meals, tending to our community spaces to ensure cleanliness and comfort, assisting in the gardens and food forest and cultivating an abundant guest and group interaction experience on this land and in this community. You will have many opportunities to participate in daily and weekly permaculture workshops, farm duties and also engage with our local crew to practice and learn Spanish.

 
  • long-standing volunteer program

  • live in community

  • hands-on learning: prepare family-style meals from fresh jungle ingredients, herbalism, permaculture, composting, dry toilets, chickens,

  • make forever friends

  • dancing, cacao ceremonies, private beach, morning yoga, plant walks, medicine-making, fire circles

  • meet travelers from all over the world

 

Qualifications

In exchange for accommodation, jungle gourmet meals, educational experiences, and the opportunity to participate in Punta Mona programming, we ask our Hospitality & Agritourism volunteers to work 6 hours per day, 5 1/2 days per week. Basic requirements for this position include great written and verbal communication skills, basic Spanish or willingness to learn quickly, excellent organizational skills, previous hospitality experience (restaurant, hotel, hostel, event management, customer experience), a true willingness to learn and receive feedback, and a desire to serve this land and people. The position is on a 4-week rotation where volunteers have the opportunity to renew their stay each month after a mutual evaluation.


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NOTE: Our apprenticeship program is full through April. We will be accepting applications for our program after April. Stay tuned! Thank you!