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Bioluminescent Mushroom Field Researcher

Program Duration

3-6 Months, 7-12 Months


Throughout the year


best period is between August and April

Intern Types

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Photography


  • English
  • Portuguese

Cost in US$:

120 US dollars per week

Cost Includes:

  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support

Program Fees Include:

This covers your accommodation, full access to the reserve, internet access and the use of any equipment we have related to your project. Volunteers will pay for their own food and cook for themselves. Volunteers are also responsible for paying for any extra costs such as travel costs, visa costs etc.

Accomodation: The Darwin House, where volunteers stay, is situated on the reserve itself and accommodates up to 8 people in 2 rooms. This house has a bathroom with a hot shower and has a fully equipped kitchen where volunteers can cook.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Conservation
  • Environment

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living
  • Guest House

Application Process Involves

  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week