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Community Development in Rio

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months

Term

Throughout the year

Qualifications

Everyone has something to offer, and no specific education or experience is required. If volunteers have an interest in teaching art, sewing, music, sports, cooking or English there are placements specifically needing those skills.

Intern Types

  • Development
  • Education

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

starts at USD 1,310

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

In addition, the program in Rio includes:
* Airport pick-up and accommodations with a local family.
* Host families live in nicer neighborhoods,
* Have full western style amenities,
* Provide breakfast and dinner daily.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Arts
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Nutrition
  • Recreation
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Sports
  • Street Children
  • Tree Planting
  • Tutor
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

There is no typical ELI volunteer. We work with people from all over the world and a variety of backgrounds. ELI has placed volunteers ranging in age from 18-81. Successful volunteers are flexible, upbeat, energetic, and inquisitive. They are interested in cultural immersion, and they are passionate about travel!

Age Range

18-81

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home