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Israel - Desert Eco Building

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks


Throughout the year



Travel Types

  • Tours
  • Yoga


Volunteers should have a positive and helpful state of mind. They should be motivated and highly independent. Conversational English or Hebrew is necessary. We also recommend that you are able to work in a harsh desert climate, and do physically demanding work, so a good level of physical fitness is required.

You are responsible for:
- Full travel and medical insurance.
- Flights and additional travel expenses.
- Travel from airport to project (usually taxi, or combination of bus/taxi, and local transportation.
- Immunizations (consult your doctor).
- Provisions for cooking are supplied, but volunteers are mainly independent for meals.

Intern Types

  • Sustainable Development


  • English

Cost in US$:

350 for 10 days - 8 weeks

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

- Accommodation: Insulated straw-bale and mud huts
- Food: Provisions for cooking
- Orientation kit: Full project details will be sent following registration
- Training: Pre-departure preparation in Tel Aviv and In-country orientation
- Support: Local in-country team and 24hr emergency support

* What's Not Included:
- Flights
- Insurance
- Personal expenses
- Visa (if required)
- Airport pickup
- Local transportation

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Eco-tourism
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Organic Farming
  • Renewable Energy
  • Small Business Development

Age Range

18 - 70

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application