Make a social impact by promoting urban agriculture in an island in Rio de Janeiro

Community Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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What you offer

12h
Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Social Work

Help the local community.

Handyman

Help with a wide range of repairs.

Farming

Plant crops and care for animals.

Gardening

Help to grow and cultivate plants.

Additional Fee

This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.

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What you get

3
Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast

Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Hiking Tours

Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.

Free Parties

Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.

Free Events

Be part of something! Get free events.

Bikes at your disposal

Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.

Support
Support

Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance

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The Experience

Here volunteers will support our socioenviromental project by promoting urban agricultural practises, engaging on several initiatives throughout our beautiful island. We need help to create a medicinal garden to serve our only heathcare unit, we need help starting up our street food market with the exceeding production from our vegetable gardens, we need help bringing more people to join our group and spread sustainable values in our community.

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Additional Fee Required

Volunteers will share the housing bills equally with other residents. 200USD/month will cover all bills + breakfast. We will eat as much as we can from our vegetable garden and anything else we shall get from the market or exchange with neighrboors that also grow vegetables ;)

Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Intermediate Portuguese

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Stay at least
2 weeks

About Make a social impact by promoting urban agriculture in an island in Rio de Janeiro

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About the host

Volunteers will learn about agrofloresta and gardening in general and will benefit from a vivid cultural atmosphere as I am also a musician, member of some musical collectives, many of them having Rio's streets as stage and place to stand up against social injustices and oppressions. There are tons of things to do on your time off. You can join me and dive in Rio's vivid cultural and party scene, can enjoy its warm beaches, dance to never e...

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