Brazil

volunteer in Brazil

Volunteering programs in Brazil

In Brazil we have 2 Programs available in Sao Paulo including community outreach and the culture week. You can join from a short term 1 week program up to 8 weeks.

Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Start Dates
: Start every Monday throughout the year
Duration: 1-4 weeks
Age: Join from 18 years old

about the programs in Brazil

Doing a volunteer program in the Sao Paulo in Brazil provides a unique & worthwhile experience and is a great way to gain new experiences and skill sets while learning about the local culture and people.

You can choose the Cultural Orientation Week as your first week of your program, but this is not compulsory. This week will ensure that you get the most out of your stay by learning about the local culture and customs.

You can join the program from 1 to 4 weeks. Departure day is Saturday of your last week. On your first day you will start your program with an introduction to the area, accommodation, facilities and a cultural introduction.

Requirements

Participants need to be 18 years or over to join
Participants need to be in good physical and mental health
You need to have your own travel insurance, including health and 3rd party liability coverage
Participants must have a clean criminal background check, click here for details

Accommodation & Meals

Accommodation
You will stay in a single gender shared room together with other participants.

Meals
There are 3 meals included from Monday to Friday and 2 meals per day on weekends.

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projects in Brazil

Culture Week

Learn more about Brazil and immerse yourself in the area and culture. This is your kick start into a new country and way of life.

Click here for full details and brochure

Community Outreach

Volunteer with kids and villagers that are living in poor areas of Sao Paulo by engaging in different types of tasks.

Click here for full details and brochure

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find an overview of the frequently asked questions about our programs. If you have a question please feel free to contact us.

Are the program fees subject to change?

When you apply, we will email you your acceptance to the program together with a price quotation. When you confirm your booking paying your deposit within one month from the date you applied then your program fee will remain unchanged, even if the fees might change on the website during this time.

What is the average age of participants?

We have participants of different ages. Most are between 18 and 35 years. But we also have participants who are older (up to 55 years). The programs are suitable for both younger volunteers and older volunteers.

What is the support like overseas?

We believe our support at our destinations is excellent, just check our testimonials and reviews to see what our customers said. We have full-time staff in each destination. It is their job to set up and coordinate your placement, check out your accommodation, meet you at the airport and provide you with any support you need.

Can I also join my friend or family member?

Yes, you can book any of our programs together with one or more people. We will then organize your program together. Just let us know when you sign up and you will each receive a discount of £35/US$45/AU$60/€40.

Can I participate for a short period?

Yes you can participate from one week (from 2 weeks for some programs). You have a choice of different projects where you can gain a fantastic experience.

How well should my English be?

Anyone who can understand and speak reasonable English and express themselves in English can participate in the program. The level of English of the children you will teach is usually low.

Is travel insurance mandatory?

Yes this is mandatory. You are responsible for yourself if something happens to you abroad. That is why you have to take out travel insurance yourself before you leave.

Will I be picked up from the airport?

Yes, you will be picked up from the airport by the local coordinator. Let us know your flight details and we will arrange this for you.

Can I choose what type of project I want to work at?

Yes you can certainly do that. During your registration you can let us know which project (s) you want to join. You work about 4-5 hours a day, from Monday to Friday. At the weekend you are free to travel or to discover the surroundings.

Are your programs suitable for an internship?

yes that is possible for some projects. In the past we have had several participants who have done our program as an internship. Contact us if you have specific requirements for your internship.

Can I combine different countries?

Yes you can combine different countries. That is a great way for a unique experience of different cultures in one journey.

Can I still travel around after the program?

Yes, you can do this, we have several volunteers who travel around after their program has been done or before their program starts.

Will other volunteers be present on the project?

The number of volunteers can vary depending on the period, the country and the project. We can not guarantee the presence of other volunteers on the project.

Do I have to reserve my flight myself?

Yes you book yourself for your flight. Once you book we will let you know the details of your arrival and then you can book your flight. Let us know your flight details and we will arrange your pickup on arrival.

What to do in case of difficulties on the spot?

In the event of difficulties on the spot, you should first contact the person in charge of the project on site to inform that person about your situation. If the problems persist, contact us so that we can help if needed.

When can I register?

The earlier, the better it is to be certain of your place on a project on the dates of your choice. You can still register up to 4 weeks before departure, we will let you know within 24 hours if the program is still available.

prices of the programs in Brazil

Prices in Pounds
645 Pounds per week

Prices in US$
795 US$ per week

Prices in Euro
695 Euro per week

There is NO registration, application or administration fee with us!

What’s included : Volunteer Program • Airport pickup • Accommodation • Meals • Support • Pre-departure information

Not included : flight, insurance, visa, criminal background check, vaccinations, transport back to the airport at end of the program, personal expenses, a 5% international banking fee is charged at the time of payment.

Why book with GapXperience

Lowest and Affordable Prices

Our prices are some of the lowest of similar programs without reducing the quality, support and services.

Book Together with Friend

Book together with one or more persons and you all get a discount of £30/US$40/AU$50/€35.

Combine Countries

Combine programs in different locations/countries and get 5% discount from the second location.

Returning Customers

Many of our returning customers get a discount on their program of £30/US$40/AU$50/€35.

How to Book your Program

Participants are encouraged to submit their applications as far in advance as possible as places on the program are limited. You can apply up to 1 month before your start date. Apply today and get ready for one of the most amazing experiences of your life!

Application Form
Fill out the Application Form. We will process your application and let you know if your application was successful within 24 hours.

Deposit
Pay your deposit to reserve you place in the program. You can pay the deposit in these currencies: £95, US$135, AU$185 or €125.

Remaining Fees
Pay the remaining fees, minus the deposit which you already paid, six weeks before your start date of your program.