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Organisation: Modir Jord
Location: Vallanes, Iceland
Website: Volunteer in East Iceland
Vallanes is a member of the organisation WWOOF – World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms
The host at Vallanes has grown organically for many years and planted thousands of trees. Wwoofers are able to gain experience in organic growing and food processing, according to season. We provide good warm accommodation and plenty of good vegetarian food.
To apply to volunteer with us, please click the link above.
Location: Various parts
SEEDS Iceland is an organisation that is non-governmental, non-profit and works to promote intercultural understanding, environmental protection and awareness through inviting volunteers to contribute on environmental, social and cultural projects within Iceland.
SEEDS works with a numbers of local communities, authorities and individuals on a number of projects that are designed to be mutually beneficial to all involved: the volunteers, the local hosting communities and Iceland as a whole.
Since 2005, nearly 8000 volunteers have joined projects with Seeds all around Iceland. The nature of these projects has ranged environmental and conservation projects, cultural activities, festivals & sports gatherings, as well as some projects related to language and environmental education.
If you are considering volunteering abroad we highly recommend reading this fantastic book by award winning writer Shannon O’Donnell. It is full of practical tips that will help you get a deeper understanding of volunteering abroad. It asks the questions you never thought to ask about volunteering abroad and will help you make sure that your time spent volunteering will truly be of mutual benefit to both you and the organisation you are helping out.
You can also read this article by the wonderful People and Places: Key questions and answers before you volunteer