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Volunteer Work in Brazil focuses on Caring, Teaching and Sharing.

Our volunteer programs in Brazil come from the heart.

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Volunteer in Brazil

Teach English in Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Volunteer in Brazil and teach English in Rio de Janeiro, learning Portuguese, and providing access to one of the world's most spok...
Volunteer Work with Child Development
As a volunteer you will work with poor children providing them with the essential attention, support and guidance needed for healt...
Childcare & Orphanages
Working as a volunteer in Brazil in a childcare program you can be an educator, advocate or simply spend time playing and taking c...
Arts & Design
The volunteer on the Arts and Design Program in Brazil will give dancing, painting, drawing or music classes for children and adul...
Sports Programs in Rio
Be a volunteer in Brazil and compete, teach, or just play around with the locals in Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, enjoying one of...
NGO Development
Help develop more impactful programs in Brazil and expand the reach of our partner organizations as a development volunteer. The m...
Community Development
Overview Our local partners in Brazil are small non profit organisations (NGOs) When working on the Community Development project...
Medical / Health Promotion
Volunteers in Brazil help in order to provide access to essential health services and education to the people of Rio de Janeiro. O...
Environment Protection
Volunteer in Brazil, experience the natural marvel of Rio de Janeiro and help protecting the environment educating local people to...
Carnival Program in Rio
The Carnival Program in Rio de Janeiro allows you to be apart of one of the most renowned fiestas in the world! The build up to th...

Testimonials of Iko Poran Volunteers in Brazil

Child developement program

I volunteer for 3 weeks in a child development program where i got to work with a group of 10 to 15 children. It was a beutiful experience, because although the project didnt have many material resources, love and hard work were present all the time. My precence and in general volunteer precence is needed to keep up with all the children so its a very rewarding project. Its important that bring ideas to work with the children and to have initiative, the project leader is very open to new ideas, but as everything in life to need to have initiative.

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Child development program in Rio de Janeiro

I was volunteering in Rio de Janeiro for only two weeks. My plan was to travel afterwards, so that's why I only stayed in Rio for such a long time.
I had a great time! It started by getting picked up by Felipe at the airport, while we were driving to the hostel he explained me a little bit how the program works and what's there to do in Lapa and Santa Teresia. I was volunteering with an Irish Couple and I thought it was really nice so I didn't have to go somewhere by myself.
The volunteering itself was absolutely amazing, we were playing ball games with the children, rope skipping, drawing, we did some painting as well and they loved it! There were around 10 to 20 children each day, I don't know on what it depended if they were coming or not, but mostly it was school I think. The children were between 2 and 14 years old, they could get a bit wild at times, but they were all very sweet and always really excited to see us.

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Best Way to Brazil

If you're looking for the best way to travel to Rio, start with Iko Poran.

I couldn't believe that a program so affordable could go above and beyond my expectations. As a recent college graduate taking a gap-year before graduate school, this was my first trip traveling alone. From the moment I met Felipe and the other program participants, I knew I was in good hands and formed an Iko Poran "family" within just days of arriving.

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Environmental Volunteer work in Rio

Volunteering in Rio with Iko Poran was one of the best decisions I have ever made! I came to Rio to study Sociology abroad but wanted to stay longer in order to further immerse myself in the culture and make a social impact, so I decided to volunteer with Iko Poran for two weeks after my studies were over. I was able to experience the city of Rio more in two weeks with Iko Poran than I was able to in three weeks studying! As a college student, the experience was also a wonderful addition to my resume!

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Two weeks in Brazil

My name is Barbora and I am from the Czech Republic. I spent 2 weeks in Rio as a volunteer at an art school Spectaculu. Everything was perfectly organised, when I came, Felipe was waiting for me at the airport and took me to the hostel. I was nicely surprised the hostel was clean and as I was in my room just with volunteers, I did not need to be worried about my things when I was not there. All the people there were very friendly and kind.

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Blog - International Volunteers in Brazil

Volunteer in Brazil with Child Development
Volunteer in Brazil with Child Development. It doesn't get better than this. Working with children: the volunteer can be an educat...