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Environmental Conservation Above Rio de Janeiro!

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks

Dates

year round

Qualifications

Volunteers need to be physically fit, interested in conservation, passionate about nature and ready to get dirty! Portuguese is not required, but some language ability is helpful.

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

2 weeks = USD1,310

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

The program includes:
* Airport pick-up in Rio, orientation,
* Staff support based in Rio,
* Accommodations with host family,
* Breakfast and dinner daily.
* Optional Portuguese classes available in Rio for additional language school tuition.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • English Teaching
  • Reforestation
  • Trail Building
  • Tree Planting

Typical Volunteer

There is no typical volunteer. Volunteers can choose to work on trail building and maintenance, planting, thinning out harmful plants, or working in the visitors center and teaching English to the staff.

Age Range

18-80

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

Application Process Involves

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

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home