Volunteer Work Exchange Program

The Volunteer Work Exchange (VWE) Program at Rancho Margot is available to responsible individuals who are committed to becoming a part of our sustainable eco-friendly project while also agreeing to ensure professional customer service and a positive environment for the hotel guests of Rancho Margot.


Volunteer Work Exchange Areas

Rancho Margot only hosts volunteers who can commit themselves for 4 weeks in order to fulfill the objectives of the program. Upon completion of the first month, if expectations are met and exceeded we will gladly consider extending the duration of the work exchange.

Volunteer Work Areas Include:

  • Organic Agriculture (must be capable of strenuous work)
  • Yoga Instructors (must be certified)
  • Chefs, Sous Chefs, Kitchen Assistants & Dishwashers
  • Bakers and/or Skilled Pastry Chefs
  • Skilled Butchers & Cheese-Makers
  • Beekeepers
  • Persons Experienced in Construction & Carpentry

Program Overview

Age Requirement

Minimum age requirement for volunteer work exchange is 23 years old.

Experience Required

We require applicants to hold a Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in working experience.

The Exchange

Volunteers offer their services in exchange for FULL room and board.

Room & Board

Volunteers receive ALL meals each day and lodging in volunteer quarters in our field house.

Work Hours

Volunteers work six days each week, for six hours each day.

Free Time

Ample free time allows for hiking, swimming in the river, doing yoga and enjoying our beautiful rainforest.
Review Guidelines

Interested in becoming a volunteer at Rancho Margot?

Please take a moment to review the FULL guidelines pages and then submit an application!
Review Guidelines