Atados Supports several hundred volunteer organizations involved in social work, the environment and health care. Headquartered in São Paulo.
Iko Poran Rio-based service linking volunteers with needy organizations. Iko Poran also provides housing for volunteers. Rio based.
Regua Accepts volunteers from all over the world for reforestation and other conservation work.
Task Brasil (www.taskbrasil.org.uk) UK-based organization that places volunteers in Rio.
Visitors who enter the country as tourists are not legally allowed to take jobs. It’s not unusual for foreigners to find English-teaching work in language schools, though. It’s always helpful to speak some Portuguese, although some schools insist that only English be spoken in class. Private language tutoring may pay a little more, but you’ll have to do some legwork to get students.
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