Volunteer Programs

Are you a student , desperate housewife or bored in your retirement ?

Do you just want a change from the old routine?  Then volunteering at Ibiza Yoga could be just what you need, making new friends and meeting people from all over the world. We have a variety of volunteering options available so if you fancy having a go at cooking , sweeping , laundry , chit chatting with our guests or even getting your hands dirty gardening  - then complete the below form! 

We open all year round.

13 Options available for Summer 2017 (April - October)

                                        & Winter 2017/18 (November - March)

 Scroll to the bottom of the page to make your application.

All options apart from 10 , come with accommodation and 1/2 board food.

Please note Option 4 7 9 & 11 are FREE and Free means you do not pay anything.

 Options 8 has already been filled for the season.

Option 1 : Volunteer 30 hours, participate in 9 hours of Yoga . Accommodation and 1/2 board food. You pay £250 / €294 per week Summer // £125 / €148 per week Winter.  5 hour day during Mon - Sat  9am to 12.00 noon  & 5pm to 7pm.

Option 2 : Volunteer 20 hours , participate in 9 hours of Yoga. Accommodation and 1/2 board food .
You pay £295 €353 per week Summer // £185 / €220 per week Winter   5 hour day 4 days a week Mon - Sat inclusive.

Option 3 : Participate in our full yoga program of 18 hours per week , Volunteer 20 hours divided as : 3 hours per day.  5 hours on a Saturday. You pay £350 /€412 per week Summer // £195 / €230 per week Winter  5 hour day 4 days a week Mon - Sat inclusive.

Option 4  Free :  Accommodation and 1/2 board food.  40 hours volunteering .  Hours divided as : A 6 day week. One day off. 6 hours per day. 8 hours on a Saturday. 2 spare hours used variously. One yoga class on your day off.   6 hour day 5 days a week 9am - Noon  5pm - 7 pm Remainder on Saturday.

Option 5 :  Volunteer 25 hours , no yoga , breakfast only and not the one meal a day. £200 / €275 per week Summer // £110 / €130 per week Winter.
Hours done Monday to Friday 5 hours per day.

Option 6  Chef role with yoga. If you want to mix option 4 with option 1 , You pay £200 / €232 per week Summer // £110 / €130 per week Winter. payable for 9 hours yoga ( 3 classes) plus cook on days each of 4 hours long. So in total 12 hours of chef volunteering .The meal takes 3 hours which includes 1/2 hour before to prepare kitchen and and a1/2 hour to tidy up .  

Option 7 : FREE.  Gardener without yoga Is the same as opiton 4 above but instead of doing household duties you do gardening or a mixture of the two . This position requires gardening experience .  Accommodation and 1/2 board . FREE You do not pay. Please do not apply for this role (7.6.17) as the position for the season has now gone.  I leave number on line - ready for next season 2018. thank you for understanding.

Option 8 : Gardener with yoga  9 hours of yoga and 30 hours of gardening per weeik. You pay £250 /  €278 per week Summer // £125 / €148 per week Winter.  Ideally requires gardening experience . Accommodation and 1/2 board.  5 hour day during Mon - Fri 9am to 12.00 noon  & 5pm to 7pm.  Please do not apply for this role (23.2.17) as the position for the season has now gone.  I leave number on line - ready for next season 2018. thank you for understanding.

Option 9 : Free .  Drop in classes If you are already on the island and you dont want accommodation or food , you can volunteer for drop in classes only.  We ask for 3 hours volunteering in exchange for one 3 hour class. 

Option 10  Assist the teacher £300 per week Summer.  £354 for July & Aug. £185 // €220 per week Winter. includes some light volunteer work to make hours up to 5 per day. With two days off per week. You require a European Yoga instructors Insuarance Policy for this option. 

Option 11  Free.  Yoga Teacher option .  Come and teach in the winter of 2017 Nov and Dec and 2018 Jan Feb March.  Accommodation and Breakfast included .  This will be our first winter so not sure of guest numbers , we may or may not get students.  Come for as little as 2 weeks or for the whole winter.  You need liability insurance for this role and to be a qualified yoga teacher.  Teach 1 1/2 hours for 6 days a week . Saturday off.  If we dont get any students we would expect you to help out for 18 hours per week doing basic chores such as laundry and keeping the villa clean and tidy. 

Option 12  Therapist option .  If you are a qualified therapist and wish to come and offer your services to our guests and at the same time enjoy the retreat yourself .  All the yoga classes included and 1/2 board food £350 per week summer, £400 in July and August. £195 // €230 per week Winter. Email for further details along and apply below. You need an insurance policy that covers you for any hands on activities. Insurance required.

Option 13 : £250 per week Summer // £125 per week Winter.
Volunteer instructor (not yoga) : Accommodation and half board. 
Teaching 3-4 unpaid workshops during the yoga week, in addition 10 hours volunteer, 3  free yoga classes. The instructor should be able to offer 3-4 different workshop that are not yoga, but in some way has connection to the word yoga  "union" , union of body, mind and soul.  We take 20% of the monies that your earn from teaching the guests your subjects. Insurance required.

Options for payment are ; credit card or paypal which incur a small fee. Bank transfer into a Euro or GBP account ? 

The exchange rate between Great British Pounds and the Euro change daily . The above calculations are true to 16.4.17 , I will calculate the rate on the day you pay - it may go in your favour or Ibiza Yoga Ltd.  The above are for guidance purposes only.  Please feel free to calculate using the day rate today.

Provided by Ibiza Yoga Ltd to you :

On site accommodation , Breakfast , One cooked vegetarian meal per day

Fruit , juices teas and coffee , Bath , beach & hand towels. 

Cooking Facilities inside of the Casita and Villa Roca at certain times.

Check out 'our meal' page on the web it gives details of the daily meal plus all the breakfast items that are available to you 24/7    http://www.ibizayoga.com/menu.php

Volunteers can share a double room, pagoda , teepee . It is sometimes possible to have your own room but not usually in high season. 

Please note we are located a 3 minute walk along a private path to the beautiful Benirras beach famous for the Sunday Drummers

Funds are required to supplement the 1/2 board food provision. Possible to live on around roughy £50 per week / €60.

Flight and Tranfers  The volunteer pays his / her own flight and tranfers to and from Ibiza and the retreat.

The majority of the program consists of cleaning the retreat .  You need to work well alone and in a team. The program/s last a minimum of one week and a maximum of 3 months. A full description of duties and conditions will be provided on application. 

Volunteers have been known to be :

  • a previous guest who knows how Ibiza Yoga operates and enjoys the ambience of the retreat.
  • a professional person, financially self sufficient taking a sabbatical.
  • a person wanting a volunteering holiday.
  • a character that is, happy, helpful, spiritual, yogic, teacher, team player, good communicator, flexible, accommodating with a good sense of humour.
  • someone who wants to develop their yoga practise or to study yoga

Accepted applicants must submit the information set below:

  1. A clear recent head & shoulders photograph of yourself
  2. A copy of your travel insurance to cover you for loss of possessions and personal injury. If you do not have a scanner or photo phone you can present the insurance on arrival at the retreat. 
  3. Confirmation that you have funds to cover your time in Ibiza.
  4. Brief CV (only required if you have one readlily available and only for option 4)
  5. 1 reference is required for Option 4 only.
  6. A copy of your European Health Insurance Card Free from UK post offices If you are not a UK citizen your travel insurance will suffice.
All follow up email correspondence will be with sarah@ibizayoga.com .  

Please understand that when the season gets into full swing , we only have a few spaces available for the volunteer program.  Some volunteers spend weeks emailing back and forth while making the decision which is fine but understand that while that process is taking place sometimes is the case that someone else makes a qucker decision and the space that has been discussed for weeks is no longer available. We shall not email you to explain that we shall only explain that when you email or ask. The reason being is we may be corresponding with up to a 1/2 a dozen people at any one time and time does not allow such personalised service.  Please note that your place is only secure / 100% guaranteed once you have booked your flight/s.  All the chats , emails prior to that are only valid once your booking is made.  We thank you for understanding. 

Please clearly state the dates you are available (dd/mm/yy) + your selected option.


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