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Low-cost Volunteer Placements and Study in Brazil

Locations

Brazil: Belo Horizonte, Curitiba, Florianopolis and 4 other cities

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months

Dates

3 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 5 May, 2 & 29 Jun, 3 Aug, 1 Sept, 15 Sept, 6 Oct, 3 Nov, 1 Dec

Qualifications

A volunteer organization is accepted based on the following criteria; however, exceptions can be made depending on experience and enthusiasm:
- Minimum age: 18 years old
- Minimum commitment: 2 weeks
- Minimum Portuguese level
- Passion for this experience and genuine interest in helping.

Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese

Cost in US$:

Contact us for cost.

Cost Includes:

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

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Aids
  • Animal Welfare
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Arts
  • Biological Research
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Nursing
  • Orphans
  • Parks
  • Public Health
  • Recreation
  • Reforestation
  • Social Work
  • Sports
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Trail Building
  • Translation
  • Tree Planting
  • Tutor
  • Veterinary Science
  • Volunteer Management
  • Water Projects
  • Wildlife
  • Women
  • Writing
  • Youth
  • Youth Development
  • Youth Ministry

Typical Volunteer

Typical volunteer at wildlife conservation The activities may vary, but you can generally expect to be working on a project for 8 hrs, with a two hour break for lunch. The schedule will depend on the climate, but most days will include: - Get up and get ready, prepare your breakfast. - Find out from your project coordinator what you are doing that day. - Learn all the skills needed. - Start activities. - Break for lunch*. - Back to the project. - Finish off the project, head back to the accommodation. - Have dinner* and rest for the next day. * Lunch and dinner consist of typical Brazilian food, delivered by a restaurant located next to the project.

Age Range

+18

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of +6

Scholarships are Available

Limited scholarships are available. Students should submit additional essay with the general application. Application materials for the scholarship are part of the application process.

Application Process Involves

  • Essay
  • Letters of Reference
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Post Services Include

  • Job and Internship Network