EDUCATION PROJECT BR-SE9 IN BRAZIL

EDUCATION PROJECT BR-SE9 IN BRAZIL

Volunteer Project in Brazil

BR-SE9

Description:

This volunteer project takes place in Rio de Janeiro and was set up in 1991 to promote a comprehensive education, including subjects such as sports, culture, basic health care, social services, and professional development, for children and adolescents that come from underprivileged Rio-communities. You will experience the Brazilian culture being close to the local community.

Activities:

Your work at this educational volunteer project will vary slightly according to the needs of the project during a particular week. Typical activities that a volunteer may be involved in include the following:

  • Teaching English
  • Helping to organize the library
  • Gardening, renovation and painting activities if necessary
  • Taking care of babies at the nursery

Requirements:

The following requirements can be used as a guideline; however, exceptions can be made according to experience, language skills and areas personal interest.

  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • Minimum commitment: 4 weeks
  • Minimum Portuguese level: basic
  • Compassion and genuine interest in helping others
  • Interest in working with children and youngsters

Minimum:

The minimum time requirement for this project is 4 weeks of volunteering. This can however, be extended with either Portuguese classes or extra weeks of volunteering, according to the individual wishes and needs of the volunteer.

Work Schedule:

Volunteers can choose either morning or afternoon for their project and are required to work a minimum of 20 hours per week. The maximum number of volunteers is 10 at a time. (Please note: we donít know if positions are available for this volunteer program until applications are made)

Portuguese:

Volunteers at a beginnerís level of Portuguese are welcome on this project; however, we highly recommend the optional Portuguese language program prior to your project. This will provide a basic knowledge of the language and the necessary vocabulary for good communication.

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Testimonials
Kristel The airport pickup is perfect.The family is very good. I am sharing the house with another volunteer and we are fine and well looked after and do not have any complaints...
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