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Sunseed Desert Technology - Volunteering

Program Duration

1-2 Week, 2-4 Week, 5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month, 7-12 Month, 1-2 Year, Multiple Year


15 February - 15 November


No qualifications necessary, except willingness and enthusiasm to learn and share ideas.


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Weekly donations of 100 EUR per week if staying more than 5 weeks, 150 EUR per week if staying less than 5 weeks

Cost Includes:

  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Food
  • Housing

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Arts
  • Biological Research
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Computer Training
  • Conservation
  • Cooking
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Nutrition
  • Organic Farming
  • Public Health
  • Reforestation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Translation
  • Tree Planting
  • Water Projects
  • Wildlife
  • Writing

Typical Volunteer

All sorts! And all ages - from babies to our so-far oldest visitor at the grand age of 87. Children are welcome, with a supervising adult (volunteers aged of 16 or 17 must provide consent from a parent or guardian if volunteering without them). Everyone is linked by a common interest in the environment and sustainable living, but beyond that, there's a huge range of interests and characters. One of the best parts of Sunseed for many people is the opportunity to experience the collective aspects of community living.

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups

Scholarships are Available

longer term volunteers are often funded through EU grants, in particular Erasmus, Leonardo and Grundtvig programmes. Some volunteers (on university placements) receive financial support from their university.

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 week minimum