Free Volunteering in Sweden provides accommodation and salary | Apply now Järna, Sweden



Activity description This 6-12 month project is designed for youth who want to experience life in an Ecovillage and farm in rural Sweden. The volunteers’ tasks are to care for the farm animals, but also to build a permaculture garden, outdoor area and greenhouse around the volunteer base. There are many learning opportunities: from how to create your own garden, to understanding more about eco-sustainability, the Ecovillage network, writing European Solidarity Corps applications, etc. Volunteers will be involved daily in Charlottendals Ecovillage and farm where they will live, but also have the opportunity to connect with other permaculture farms and gardens such as Nibble Gård in Järna. There is also a interesting education we can interact with called the YIP, Youth Initiative Program, In fact Järna has sometimes been called an “alternative capital” To apply, send CV and a creative motivational letter to [email protected].


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements All travel, food and accommodation expenses are covered. Travel is allowed two days before and after the project, but accommodation outside the project dates is not covered. Travel money will be calculated based on the country of origin. The volunteers will live in their own house in the Eco village, “the Base”, with two bedrooms. The volunteers will have a card with the monthly food allowance and will prepare meals together.


Training during the activity On arrival the participants will be welcomed by their coordinators and mentors, involving members of the community and past EVS volunteers. They will be given an introduction to safety measures, a tour of the town and Ecovillage and have a selection of books and documentaries at their disposal. The volunteers will take part in an On-Arrival Training Course and a Mid-Term Training Course in Stockholm, held by the Swedish National Agency (MUCF).


The volunteers we are looking for will be living on a farm in Sweden, (near Stockholm) involved activities on animal and environmental care, that is acting locally on global issues and up to carry out tasks that involve getting your hands dirty! We would prefer a candidate who has a minimum of experience working with gardening, building and animal care and interest in permaculture. Other tasks include youth leadership, promotion and administration. Please also note that weather and darkness during low season is a big factor in Sweden, especially if you come from a warm country.


Swedish free volunteering includes:

  • Domestic transportation costs.
  • monthly salary.
  • Free accommodation.
  • Swedish language courses.
  • Free tours in Sweden.
  • Sweden visa letter.


 A total of 32 week(s) during the period 15/05/2023 to 30/12/2023


 Charlottendal, S-153 95 Charlotendal, Järna, Sweden Sweden


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 Application deadline: 31/05/2023

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