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Volunteer in Portugal. An Amazing Adventure Abroad!

Program Duration

1-2 Week, 2-4 Week




If you are a native English speaker, have energy to work with youth, an open mind, and are willing to serve as part of a team and take direction from local leaders, you will make a positive contribution to this exciting volunteer program.

Minimum Education

High School


  • English

Cost in US$:

1 week: 2,595; 2 weeks: 2,795

Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

The service program fee supports the community's on-going English development programs, and also covers your meals, lodging, transportation within the work site, project materials, emergency medical and evacuation insurance, administrative costs, and the services of a trained team leader. All costs, including airfare, are tax-deductible for U.S. tax-payers.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Teaching
  • Tutor
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

Our volunteers' backgrounds are wide and varied. Approximately 60 percent of our volunteers are women. From teen to retiree, and student to judge, individuals of all walks of life have walked the path of a Global Volunteer. Volunteers typically share common characteristics such as flexibility, compassion, a sense of adventure, and most importantly, the desire to work with and learn from local people in the host community.

Age Range

all ages

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Check with us throughout the year for information on fundraising, scholarship, and matching grant opportunities.

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

12 hours

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home