Help at Eco Caminhos in Brazil and earn Bioconstruction, Agroforestry and Permaculture

Free Volunteer Opportunity in Brazil


Way of life

How about a city life detox in exchange for your skill and work experience?

Eco Caminhos is an Eco Farm that has the intention to become a fully self-sustaining community in Brazil, located in the peaceful city of Nova Friburgo - RJ.

We work in order to produce our own in food, energy and building materials.
We believe this is the ideal setting for humans to develop themselves, as we learn to live (coliving), work (coworking), evolve and resolve our problems together.

At the farm we are a multicultural team of volunteers who try to follow permaculture principles.
 Here you will be able learn about and practice bioconstruction (natural building), agroforestry (syntrophic farming) and renewable energy.

In your free time you can share a nice healthy meal at a campfire, go hiking, refresh at our backyard waterfall or spend quality time with the other residents.

Learn about permaculture, bioconstruction, agroforestry and most of all live in beautiful nature.

Who we are?

We the family Bijen, Bart, Roger, Hilaine, Nico, Locas have started an Eco Farm in Brazil in 2014. We live in harmony with nature, build bioconstruction houses, we farm and we invite people to share this experience.

Where we are?

We are located in scenic green mountains in Nova Friburgo, Brazil at the outskirts of the 3 Picos reserve about 3 hours drive from Rio de Janeiro. We are in very safe rural town.

The role/expectations?

We are looking for people that are excited to volunteer in a Eco Farm. Most important is that you love nature and like to make your hands dirty. Now for people who bring skills such as farming, building, handy, website building, videomaking, journalism, tourism, social media, multi-languages we have a free programme.

What is included (food, accommodation, etc)?

voluntouring- healthy food
- basic accommodation
- WiFi
- Learning about permaculture, bioconstruction and agroforestry
- Learning Portuguese.
- Volunteer nights
- some hikes and camping weekends

What is not included:

- transport to get here
- luxury

How many hours of work per day/week?
Our free programme is 5 days per week and we work between 7 and 8 hours. Every 10 weeks you have 2 weeks off.

We have a few positions available in our volunteer team:

- Farming / Agriculture / Agroforestry enthusiastic
- Sales - (direct mailing / e-commerce)
- Video Maker
- Marketing specialist (CRM, SEO, online data and digital marketing)
- Journalist
- Fund-raising
- Carpenter



- Motivation
- Must be willing to take part on physical work

Visit our website for more info:
Watch our video: 

Are you the person we are looking for?

 Join us! Enquire at write what position you are applying for and tell us a bit more about yourself.

Eco Caminhos



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