Nova Friburgo, Brazil

Permaculture Desginer / Organic Farming Experteer

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Skills Needed

  • Agriculture

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English, Portuguese.
Additionally, speaking Spanishwould be helpful.

When Can You Start?

You can startas soon as possible and stay for 12 months to 24 months

Benefits

Meals

Accommodation

Project Details


Description and Impact

We are looking for a permaculture specialist / designer experteer who can help us to design our farm.

The specialist should meet the following criteria:

1) Share our vision

2) Experienced in permaculture design

3) Hands on, leads by example

3) Willingness to move to our location

4) Interest in training children, teens, and young adults

5) Planning to stay for a minimum period of 5 years

 

Compensation:

You will be offered accommodation. You become part of Eco Caminhos and will become one of the managing participants able to share in future profits. In case you invest you can also become shareholder

Deliverables

We believe that human resources are the centre of our organization. To attract new partners into the project we need to grow a relationship of trust and both sides need to have the desire and excitement to develop a partnership for an extended period of time. Therefore we believe that volunteers is the ideal form to get to know each other.

Additional Useful Skills

We Provide These Local Benefits


Benefits Overview

  • Accommodations
  • Learning Opportunity
  • Meal Stipend
  • Good For Groups
  • Good For Families

Accommodation

Free Accomodation and basic Food

We offer simple but comfortable accomodation. You will living next to the Eco Farm. Rooms are shared by 2 people. 

Nova Friburgo a town with approximately 180.000 inhabitants is arround the corner (30 minutes by car). A bus stops 500 meters from the volunteer house. 

Learning Opportunity

 

- You will find an organization with clear goals, a unique plan with a well organized manager.

- You can learn about bio-construction 

 

Food Stipend

There is 1 shared kitchen. 1 volunteer will be responsible for food purchase. There is a limited budget available for bread, eggs, milk, meat, vegetables and fruits. As we have no productive farm yet we do not cover expensive organic products. All extra's are on volunteer's own account. There will be internet available in the houses. There is a location for internet but it does not allways work and the connection is slow. The neighbourhood is 100% safe and the people in the town are nice.

Additional Benefits

A possible job opportunity

A profit share

The possibility to become one of the managers

To become shareholder

To one day build your own bio-construction house with our help.

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