Community Organizers (Intern) in Tropical Coastal Town
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Community Organizers (Intern) in Tropical Coastal Town


  • Administrative
  • Social Work


  • Community Centers
  • Community Development

Program Duration

3-6 Months, 7-12 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, Multiple Year

Year(s) Offered

Year Round

Age Requirement

Open to All Ages

Participation Guidelines

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

Incoming community organizers will have the opportunity to:
Enjoy the natural paradise of Itacare, along with all its beaches, waterfalls, and rich biodiversity, learn about NGO operations and development in Brazil, combine research and community organizing, establish connections with the local community and participate in day to day life in Itacare, specifically in the neighborhood of Passagem, support and empower locals in becoming community leaders, particularly as they build influence through their union, support the direction of the union

Grant for internships (6 months+) availabel

Accommodation Options

  • Group living

Experience Required



- Further develop positive relationships with the locals of Itacare, with a special focus on the fishermen of Passagem whom we are currently supporting
- Support the progression and success of the Union that the fishermen are developing
- Remain flexible, independent, patient and persistent as you may encounter different obstacles.
- Be sociable and curious about others, with a willingness to connect with individuals that may be very different from you (in terms of age, culture, socioeconomic status, education and worldview)
- Speak fluent Portuguese

Application Procedures

  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume