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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Arts
Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Teaching Sports
Teach or help guests or local communities practice a new sport.
Teaching Languages
Teach a language to guests or local communities.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
Certificate
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Support
Support
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The Experience

We need people who are committed to making a difference in the lives of people within their communities more than ever before, and that’s precisely where social workers come in to help them cope with the overwhelming challenges of Illiteracy, Poor Health and Gender Equality.

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Requirements

  • Fluent English and Intermediate Portuguese
  • Between 21 and 50 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
3 months

5 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

School

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

Australia

5

I have had the best time at Poornodaya from the team members, tasks, follower volunteers and of course the children! Having not had much experience with children before I was a bit hesitant but after a few weeks I formed such a great bond with them.
They are such beautiful children who are able to flourish in a school that focuses on alternative learning through playing. Great place and would highly recommend.

almost 2 years ago


Poornodaya replied

On behalf of PV team we could say that the kids started to miss your art work classes. So everyone cam imagine the bond you made with our Tiny Tots. All the best

Lithuania

5

I would like to encourage every free minded person to take this opportunity and have an experience in this wonderful school with wonderful people and obviously those wonderful kids! I will always remember,!This is the meaningful experience and I couldn’t imagine it be any better. Or i would go again? No doubt!
All the best!
Aiste and Stefano

almost 2 years ago


Poornodaya replied

Aiste & Stefano were a big asset and definitely a team that could be trusted and respected 100%.

Portugal

5

This is a magical school. A place where kids are actually a priority. They learn how to feel, how to play, how to relate with nature, how to say "I'm sorry."
I was teaching English for 5 weeks here, and I loved the experience!
The team is amazing, they will make you feel at home from the minute you arrive.
If you want to make the difference, knowing that you won't be just one volunteer, but part of the Poornodaya family, just go for it! ❤️

almost 2 years ago


Poornodaya replied

Thank you Maria for your active and passive support that you have rendered for Poornodaya Family. We gain when we get vibrant volunteers like you who can make a big difference. Life is meaningful when people like you are ready to support whole heartedly. We really cherish your support. You are definitely an asset for any team / organisation.

Spain

5

Encourage everyone to live this experience because It is incredible.
an holistic school based on 3 points, heart, hands And head.
They created humans And childrens with feelings, no robots like in the mallority of schools.
In adition, they respect so much the nature And teach childrens to be conscients with enviroment..., one example its that in the school os forviden to bringh anithing with plastic.
on the other hand, the food that they Cook for childrens is natural, fresh product And vegan food, incredible.
The organización is super good, i dont going to forgot this experience in my live

about 2 years ago


Poornodaya replied

Ruben is a person who has marked a huge impact on every staff. Though language was a slight barrier Ruben's attitude and nature made the staff and students miss him badly. So it is imaginable how much Ruben matters to PV. We wish all the good luck to Ruben

Ireland

5

I loved my time at Poornodaya and would highly recommend it to anyone looking to contribute to a great project while having a good time. From the start, Anish, Maya and the team were so welcoming and made me feel at home.

The project of having a holistic educational experience for children is great and Anish always encouraged and fostered our ideas, giving us what we needed to help and contribute.

There were several other volunteers present when I was there so it was a great opportunity to make friends. We had a kitchen which was amazing.

Overall, I would highly recommend it!

over 2 years ago


Poornodaya replied

Thank you Paul for your kind words. At the same time your presence marked and helped PV to attain our goals mobilise through social media. You are a respectful person with good values. All organisations will be proud to have you. All the best for your endeavours.
Kind Regards
PV TEAM

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