Take photos and Film while surfing & partying!

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The Exchange

Welcome to Gota D´Agua Surf Camp! When joining our team you will have the opportunity to meet people from across the globe, surf, party and discover Portugal´s best! This position requires you to capture the authentic experience of our surf lessons-creating content such as photography & videography. it is required that you own your equipment. Our ideal candidate has proven skills in video editing and a minimum of intermediate experience!


30 hours of help per week

Photography: Take, edit and provide amazing photos.

Video Making: Create, edit and publish digital videos.

Social Media: Maintain and update social media channels.

What you get

1 day off per week

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Parties: Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.

Discounts on Drinks: Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Surfboards: You can use our surfboards as much as you want.

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.

Surf lessons: Take free surf classes at the local beaches.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Fluent English

Over 24 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We are looking for happy, social people that have a good sense of responsibility while working and enjoying our lifestyle !!

Being open to socialize and experience everything that the environment has to offer such as surf, sunsets, friendship, barbecues, and parties.

Our team will treat you as a family, we work and have fun at the same time! Our base team is four people that will always be ready to help you with anything !!

Activities & Shift

• Photos of 2 morning surf lessons
• Fiming some waves of a surf lesson (Then join all waves in a movie to a surf teacher
show them on a TV)
• Photos of the tour to the Paradise Beach
• Photos of the Wild Wednesday
• Photos of lifestyle (BBQ, Sunset on the beach, Beach cleaning, Surf Camp)
• Editing all the pictures
• Preparing a small slideshow with the best moments to show on friday at 5PM
• Selling a a pack of pictures of all week (30€ per person)
• Sending the pictures to all the guests


-Be pro-active
-Happy and Helpful for people
-Always looking after guests and ready to help in any questions
-Being part of our family and help us in everything we need
-Not possible to smoke inside the house or near the surf school
-Drink with moderation after work
-Treat the surf equipment with respect and be responsible
-Leave your room clean everyday