Volunteer in Brazil with Children and Local Communities

Volunteer in Brazil with Children and Local Communities

Biodiversity Research Institute

Come to Brazil and learn more about Biodiversity & the Environment!

Iporanga, Brazil
The Biodiversity Research Institute is a nonprofit NGO that develops biodiversity research and environmental education programs for the purpose of ecological conservation.
Animals Education Environment


Rosario de Limeira, Brazil
Iracambi is a Brazilian and US registered organisation, located in one of the world’s top biodiversity hotspots, The Atlantic Forest. Our objective is to discover better ways of caring for the forest, and to protect the extraordinary biodiversity found here, whilst also generating forest-based incom
Agriculture Animals Education
Accommodation Meals


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
We care about underprivileged children and young people living in favelas in Rio de Janeiro, teach them valuable life & academic skills and foster their character and development towards becoming positive members of their community.​
Education Development

Project Favela

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
We are the best little pre school in the world! Project Favela operates a school in favela Rocinha here in Rio de Janeiro Brazi. We are getting results nobody thought we could with our kids. We have a unique teaching system and an intense curriculum for our students. We are a one of a kind project!

Guerreiros Da Luz

Morro de São Paulo Tinharé, Brazil
GDL is a small local charity based in Morro de São Paulo on the island of Tinharé. We are looking for volunteers to help us build and run a cultural centre. The building has already begun but we need more helping hands as we want to finish the construction as soon as possible.
Childcare Education Development

ETIV do Brasil

Itacaré, Brazil
ETIV do Brasil links international travelers with an array of meaningful volunteer opportunities to support environmental conservation, youth development, women’s empowerment and animal welfare in Brazil.
Education Environment Women Development

Casa do Caminho

Xerem, Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
We are a social organization that helps and supports underprivileged children in rural areas
Education Development
Accommodation Meals

Latest Reviews

Four Golden Weeks reviewed by Ann Kirstin
"I spent four weeks volunteering at IPBio during my semester vacations. The atmosphere at the reserve is very warm and welcoming. Everyone is very supportive and it seems like everyone here at the reserve really enjoys what they are doing! I worked with the communications program and created a newsletter for IPBio. I had a lot of freedom realising my own ideas and giving a personal note to the newsletter which I really enjoyed! The nature that surrounds the reserve is very impressing, hills covered in jungle, many caves and waterfalls and a lot more to discover! Therefore, every weekend was fully booked with trips exploring nature’s treasures. Every person that I met here, if it was another volunteer, a staff member or one of the locals, was very open and extremely nice! During the day, I was working on the newsletter, which required me sitting in front of my computer all the time, but sometimes I did help with the tree inventory as well so that I had the possibility to get out in the field! All in all, I would definitely come back to IPBio! I felt really welcomed and I think it’s a great opportunity to contribute to a really good cause and at the same time collecting personal experiences, if it is new language skills, insights in research work, making new friends, exploring new cultures and Mother Earth herself! "
15 days ago

Iracambi reviewed by Katherina
"I spent one month volunteering here, at Iracambi, in the Atlantic rainforest and it was quite an experience. It is an absolutely beautiful place to live and the people in the area are filled with a wealth of knowledge regarding forests, agriculture, and conservation. As per the previous review, life here is what you make of it. Take the time to learn Portuguese in order to be capable of communicating with the local residents and push yourself to get involved with the activities going on. "
on 05/10/2016