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Volunteering with Public Health
Brazil requires much assistance in raising health awareness and assessing the performance of public health programs. International Volunteer Travel partners with healthcare organizations and NGO?s in Brazil to provide voluntary support to Brazilian families and communities through the Family and Community Health Program.
Overseas Volunteer Duties: South American volunteers with community and public health programs in Brazil will provide voluntary service in coordinating program management units, promoting participation among low-income communities and evaluating Brazilian communities and family health programs
Other Brazil Programs
You can combine the international volunteer placement in Brazil with the survival Portuguese language study, or the Adventure Holidays. We also offer opportunities for internships, Gap Year and group volunteer placement.
For information on other areas of overseas volunteer placement in Brazil, please click on a link below:
Volunteer with Children
Volunteer with Youths
Volunteer with Nature and Environment
Community and Social Work Volunteering
Community and Public Health Volunteering
Questions and Additional Information
To access more information on any aspect of our South American programs in Brazil please click on any link on the left or top links bars. For answers to your questions not provided on the link pages, please go to the page on Frequently Asked Questions.
Public Health Volunteer Program Highlights
18 and over.
Length of Program:
2 to 24 weeks.
2nd and 4th Tuesday of every Month
Airport Arrival Time: Preferably by 4:00 PM
Accommodation and Meals: Accommodation provided in a special volunteers house, or in a youth hostel incase of overflow. Meals are not provided. International volunteers can do self-catering with facilities available in the house, or eat at the restaurants. Restaurant food prices are about USD $3.00 for a good meal.
Routine transport to work is not provided. Local transport costs about USD 1.00 for a return trip to and from project.
Mondays to Fridays. 2 to 5 hours daily (10 to 25 hours weekly)
For international volunteer Brazil program fees, please click here. Portuguese Language Requirements
One week Survival Portuguese Program required if you have no working knowledge of Portuguese, Spanish or Italian and are staying for more than 3 weeks; otherwise language requirement is waived. You can take the program in the morning and volunteer/intern in the afternoon.