Amazon Jungle Survival Guide Brazil

Location

Brazil: Manaus

Description

Travel to Brazil one of the world's largest countries in to the heart of the worlds largest jungle. Learn Portuguese, Teach the staff English, educate the public about the importance to sustain the Amazon Jungle and assist as a guide in exiting overnight survival trips!

The Amazon jungle, one the last great wildernesses left in this world is getting cut down day by day at an alarming rate! By giving the jungle a value through sustainable eco-tourism and education more land can be protected to preserve this beautiful and amazing place! How can you help? By joining this project and educating tourist and locals about the importance of the Amazon Jungle! How will you do this? Through volunteering at an eco-tourism organization who educates through overnight survival trips in the Amazing Amazon Jungle! Are you up to the adventure then sign up now for this amazing volunteer abroad project!

Highlights

* Educate tourist and locals about the importance to sustain the Amazon Jungle!
* Teach English to the guides.
* Learn Portuguese and learn how to survive in the Amazon Jungle.
* Assist as a guide on jungle survival trips.
* Sleep overnight in hammocks in the Jungle under the light of a thousand stars!
* Wake up to the sounds of hundreds of birds and other animals!
* Play with monkeys at a rescue & rehabilitation center!

Program Duration

2-4 weeks

Typical Duration of Program

2-4 weeks

Dates

All year round

Qualifications

* Required to commit to a duration of 4 weeks
* Strong work ethics are required: reliable, responsible, honest, good sense of humor, dependable, fit
* Age: 19-35
* Good knowledge of the English language, some knowledge of Portugese is a plus.
* Outdoor skills preferred
* Make sure to contact your local health organization to inquire about the needed/recommended vaccinations and medicine.

Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese

Cost in US$:

1765

Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Indigenous Issues
  • Teaching
  • Tree Planting
  • Water
  • Wildlife Surveying

Typical Volunteer

Adventurer's individuals who have an interest in the outdoors and who do not mind to get wet and dirty and overnight in hammocks in the Amazon jungle.

Age Range

19 - 35

This Program is open to

American, Australian, Canadian, European and Kiwi Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Essay
  • Letters of Reference
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

4 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network