Starting in March 2018 until Nov/Dec 2018 (applications for upcoming years are also welcomed)

Becoming a volunteer gives you an opportunity to experience BALAIANA Eco Retreat in a very unique way. You become an intrinsic part of our community and our special way of life. We are opening our doors for you to become a part of our center. Our community consists of the guests, the staff, Flora our dog, vendors, tour guides, drivers and many others who are a part of our eco-system. We appreciate the process of learning, integrating and sharing.At Balaiana Eco Retreat we love to welcome you as a part of our international team. We offer you a place to make new experiences, discover the magic of Sardinia, learn or enhance your italian language, make new friends, expand your network, practice yoga and boost your social skills. Volunteering at our retreat center is a great way to meet new people from all over the world and offers you the chance to try out a new career without making a long-term commitment.

Besides the working hours you will have enough freetime to explore the beautiful island, spend time at the beaches, go out for hikes, surfing, climbing or other activities.

For a minimum stay in our team of 3 month we offer free accomondation and food for our volunteers. We highly recommend to come with a car to Sardinia because our center is situated in the countryside of the Galleria (N northern Sardinia) near the village Luogosanto and there is no public transportation near by.

We´re looking for openminded people with skills and experience in following fields of work in our center, as we would like to work with you in a varied way and manner to make your stay as varied as possible:

Work in Roomservice/Cleanig/other workspacein the retreat center:
there is all sort of different work wich might come up due to special circumstances e.g. in the garden, at the pool, the rooms etc. Hands-on attitude and approach is very welcome.

Working in the kitchen:
no special needs required, but being food addicted and interested in healthy food, especially in Ayurvedic nutrition might be helpful for the chef, while assisting with easy kitchen work.

Work as a yoga teacher/theraphist:
if you are already a yoga teacher, you could bring in your skills and create your personal lessons for our quest and support us in the yoga schedule.

Working at reception: communication and standard computer skills, spoken and written. Easy office work, answering phone calls, communicating by email, receiving guests, support with the billing, support in social media etc. Therefore minimum requirement for language skills is: english (spoken and written), Italian or German skills would be very beneficial,Spanish (and French) of advantage, but not necessary.

If this sounds like you´re the one we´re looking for, don´t hesitate and drop us a line to get in touch via Skype or phone to discuss your stay here in Sardinia.


Please write us an email with your time available and receive in the next step our questionary for you and this position. Become a part of our community soon.