Volunteering

Costs for volunteering

A discount can be allowed based on specific situations.

Formula “volunteer student”

Week Weekly cost lodging in camping Weekly cost lodging in house Number of hours / day (5 days / week) Comment
1st week 140 reais 240 reais 4 hours (WE free) Including lodging and food
2nd week 110 reais 210 reais 4 hours (WE free) Including lodging and food
3rd week 90 reais 190 reais 4 hours (WE free) Including lodging and food
4th week 80 reais 180 reais 4 hours in the morning and 1 hour in the afternoon, 1 hour on Saturday,  1 hour on Sunday Including lodging and food
5th week and following weeks (*) 70 reais 170 reais 4 hours in the morning and 1 hour in the afternoon, 1 hour on Saturday,  1 hour on Sunday Including lodging and food

(*)If the volunteer shows potential and handle responsibilities a discount can be applied

Formula “Volunteer Traveler”

Week Cost for the week Number of hours / day (7 days / week) Comment
1st week 40 reais 2 and half hours Lodging in camping / food not included
2nd and following weeks 5 reais 2 and half hours Lodging in camping / food not included

The volunteer should bring its tent (possibility of renting). The camping includes all basic facilities (toilets, showers, kitchen with electricity, protected area). Wifi under conditions.

General Information

Conversion of reais into Euro, USD, Pound, etc… can be found here : Currency rates

“Volunteers student” activity is based on training with a large spectrum of techniques. The aim is to give autonomy and enhance creativity of volunteers through transfer knowledge and support. Our objective is providing practical training as well as to enlarge the vision of sustainability, including related concepts like Cradle to Cradle, Bio-mimicry, Thermodynamics, Synergy and systemic approach applied to agroecology. These concepts are popularized in our approach and do not required scientific background.

Program

Volunteer Student’s daily routine

Registration

Prepare your trip (advises,things you’ll need, …)

Feedback from volunteers and students

Photos of volunteers and students

The village with supermarkets is located 2km from the site.

The sand beach is located 700 m by foot from the site with direct access.

The costs related to volunteering are used for

  • buying and maintaining the training center tools, materials, infrastructure
  • buying plants for reforestation and horticulture
  • the participation to the fees (energy, water, taxes, …)

The first day of arrival is dedicated to settling and getting familiar with the community, the infrastructure and the surroundings. Volunteers have essential commodities within the site and access to town commodities 20 minutes by foot.

Smoking is allowed only in certain areas.

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