The Source Farm Ecovillage Welcomes You!

The Work Exchanger is vital to The Source because it’s through your labor and input that we will be able to realize our mission of creating a holistic, earth-friendly community.  In our duty to ensure that this work experience is beneficial to all parties, we have established a few guidelines.

Work Exchanger Requirements

Work Exchangers are required to submit an application, resume or a CV, and two letters of reference at least two weeks prior to coming The Source.

  1. Work Exchangers are required to work up to 8 hours a day.

  2. Work Exchangers should not perform any activity they deem dangerous or hazardous to their health and well being.

  3. Work Exchangers are required to inform the staff of The Source if they are taking any medication or have/have had any physical or mental condition(s) that may need medical attention.

  4. Work Exchangers are required to bring a water bottle and drink sufficient water as not to get dehydrated due to Jamaica’s tropical temperature.

  5. Work Exchangers should not allow local residents to have overnight stays. Any Non-Source resident is required to sign in and complete a Liability Waiver Form.

  6. Work Exchangers are required to eat at least one meal with the community each day.

  7. Work Exchangers are required to pay a $30.00 daily rate which includes 3 meals and housing, payable 7 days prior to arrival via PayPal.

  8. Work Exchangers are required to complete an official check out process.

  9. Work Exchangers are visitors to The Source but still represent The Source and are asked to conduct himself/herself in a manner that supports the Mission, Vision and Guidelines of The Source Farm Foundation & Ecovillage.

Ecovillage Requirements

  1. The Source is required to welcome the Work Exchanger into the community and introduce the Work Exchanger to Source members.

  2. The Source is required to clearly explain the rules and guidelines to the Work Exchanger.

  3. The Source is required to have a clear, written plan for work assignments.

  4. The Source is required to provide accommodations (room or living quarters) for the Work Exchanger during their stay.

  5. The Source is required to provide sufficient healthy meals for the Work Exchanger. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)