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Your knowledge in the area of nutrition and well-being will bless this community.
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West Central Brazil Union Mission
Brazil
12 Months
On site

Responsibilities

All the volunteers will assist in the general activities of the project, such as:

  • Evangelism,
  • Bible studies,
  • Garden maintenance,
  • Cleaning the house,
  • Planning and executing health fairs
  • Promoting and organizing healthy eating courses for the community
  • Planning and executing health strategies based on situational analysis of the indigenous community.

Qualifications

  • Graduation certificate in the requested area of expertise. The certificate must be sent to the email [email protected]
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Fluency in Portuguese
  • Italian and Spanish desirable
  • Be able to develop projects with the community using knowledge and techniques from the area of expertise.

Attire

  • Acceptable Dress: Cap, sunglasses, closed shoes, light t-shirts, knee-length shorts, baggy fresh pants, light long-sleeved shirts. Light sweater for rainy season. Skirts or knee-length dresses for women in church services, men can wear dress shirts in services.
  • Unacceptable Dress: Clothes that are transparent, short, tight, flashy, or that do not represent Christian modesty.

Accommodations

House fully equipped with furniture, kitchen utensils, bed linen, has electricity and drinking water.

Living There

The Karajas Project is carried out by the Mission Institute of the West Central Brazil Union.
The project takes place in the indigenous communities of the island of Bananal, located in São Félix do Araguaia in the state of Mato Grosso. A headquarters of the Institute was established and annually receives missionaries from one year in mission in addition to AVS volunteers to act on social development and evangelism projects for the population.

Included

  • Medical/Inoculations
  • Local Travel
  • Insurance
  • Accommodations
  • Utilities
  • Monthly Living Allowance: USD100

Not Included

  • Visa
  • Travel to and from location
  • Food/Meals

Restrictions

No Child Accommodation Available

Compensation

Monthly Living Allowance: USD100

Additional

  • Destination City: São Félix do Araguaia
  • Airport: Aeroporto Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues (Palmas City Airport)
  • Travel from Airport to Destination: The volunteer must coordinate with the organization.
  • Required Inoculations Yellow Fever
  • Other Medical Recommendations Mosquitoes are present during the year, the volunteer must bring their personal medications in case of allergy, and repellent.
  • Visa Required 
  • Visa Type: Volunteer visa over 90 days (Consult the Brazilian Consulate closest to you) 
  • Police Clearance Required