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Fundraising and Communications Coordinator

Overall Rating

9/ 10

  • Volunteer Experience

    9

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    8

  • Community Impact

    9

  • Health and Safety

    8

  • Social Life

    7

2 months at the Betary Reserve

I’m spending two months at the Betary Reserve helping with Communications and also doing market research and helping with maintenance on the physical reserve. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at the reserve. The local town of Iporanga is small and full of friendly faces and warm people. Although I did not speak any Portuguese before coming here, I’m picking it up thanks to the weekly lessons from my wonderful teacher. Evenings are peaceful and some nights I go into town for dinner or to hang out.

On the weekends there is plenty to do if you are the adventurous type. Whether it is going on a hike, exploring caves, going to some of the local communities, camping, going to town for different events, or simply curling up with a book or movie, weekends are very enjoyable. IPBio definitely seeks to support its volunteers and I highly recommend coming here!