Volunteer Programs

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 are open all year round.

17 Options Summer 2018 

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

Please note some Options are FREE  which means you do not pay money.   Options 4  9  & 11

Option 1 : Volunteer 16 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 12 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 12 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.  25 hours volunteering .  Hours divided as : A 4 hour day including a Saturday which is a 5 hour day.  One day off.  One yoga class on your day off. 10 - 2 excluding lunch and tea break.  As an example,  if you start at 10 take a tea break at 11 have lunch at 12 , your volunteer hours will run from 10 to 3/3.30.  To cover the time taken to have a tea break and eat lunch. 
For the months of July & Auguest 2018 please only apply if you are fully qualified yoga teacher . All other applicants please take a paid option should you still be interested in volunterring in those 2 busy months. 

Option 5 : Winter Only €70 you pay per week for accommoation and full board food plus 10 hours volunteering. 2 hours per day Monday to Friday. Hours from 11am until 1pm or hours to be arranged prior to or on day of arrival by mutual agreement. This option suits volunteers wanting to come for periods of less than 3/4 weeks. Yoga is not included in the price on this option. It can be done on a drop in basis as an added extra, payment on arrival or pre arranged and added to the price for the week.

Option 6 :  Volunteer 10 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 7  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 8  Chef role paid WINTER ONLY Nov Dec 2018 / mid Jan 2019 ( Maybe up to April 2019.)   We are looking for a chef to cook one meal a day 6 days a week for probably between 3-9 people , from mid November to mid January (maybe up to April 2019)  Vegetarian and Vegan cooking skills essential / experience required .  The payment toward the flight only applies if you stay for longer then one month.  Minimum stay 4 weeks ideally . 

Option 9 : FREE.   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. 

Option 10 : Gardener with yoga  9 hours of yoga and 15 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.  

Option 11 : 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 12  Assist the teacher £300 per week Summer.  £354 for July & Aug.Winter £185 // €220 per week includes some light volunteer work to make hours up to 4 per day. With two days off per week. You require a European Yoga instructors Insuarance Policy for this option. 

Option 13  Free.  Yoga Teacher option .  Come and teach in the winter of 2018 from mid Nov to early March 2019  Accommodation and Breakfast included .  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 3 hours for 6 days a week . Saturday off.  If we don't have any students attending any particual week,  this role requires you to help out for a total of 8 hours in any one week . Doing basic tasks such as laundry , sweeping , light gardening and to keep the villa clean and tidy. 

Option 14  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 You pay ,  £350 per week summer, £400 in July and August. £195 // €230 per week Winter. You need an insurance policy that covers you for any hands on activities. Insurance required.  We take a percentage of your income through therapy work . Percentage to be agreed 
by email. Email for further details and apply below. 

Option 15 If you are a qualified therapist and wish to come and offer your services to our guests and have no yoga ,  included is 1/2 board food £200 per week summer, £300 in July and August. £150 per week Winter. Email for further details along and apply below. You need therapist insurance policy that covers you for any hands on massage. 

Option 16 : £200 per week Summer / £100 per week Winter.
Volunteer instructor (not yoga) : Accommodation and half board. 
Teaching 2-3 unpaid workshops during the yoga week, in addition 8 hours volunteer, 3  free yoga classes which is half the weekly yoga retreat. The instructor should be able to offer 2-3 different workshop that are not yoga, but in some way has connection to the word yoga  "union" , union of body, mind and soul.  

Option 17 : Chef role without yoga :.  Not paid .  Anytime between April to end November . We are looking for a chef to cook 6 days a week a veg / veggie meal.  Accommodation and all food provided.  Chef experience required . One day off a week which is Saturday . Minimum stay ideally 2 weeks. We only need a chef for the whole of June only.  Plus September and October 

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 GBP to Euro are for guidance purposes only.  Please feel free to calculate using todays exchange rate.

Provided by Ibiza Yoga Ltd to you :

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

We provide very basic ingredients for you to make your 2nd meal of the day , rice , beans , pasta , bread. Sometimes we have a large pot of soup on the go - that you can help yourself too. 

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 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 your stay , we suggest in the region of £50  / €60 per week

Flight and Tranfers  (unless otherwise stated) The volunteer pays his / her own flight and tranfers to and from Ibiza and the retreat. We contribute to some of the above options where stated. 

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. 

Summer is Easter to end of October . Winter is 1st November to Easter.

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 sophieibizayoga@hotmail.com and cc sarah@ibizayoga.com together we organise and run the volunteer program. 

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 us. We dont spend time routing through historic emails.  The reason being is we may be corresponding with up to 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 and let us know that.  All the chats , emails prior to that are only valid once your flights are booked.  We thank you for understanding. 

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

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