Teach computer skills in Brazil project

Do you want to help improve the lives of individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds? Global Crossroad has an excellent volunteering to teach computer skills opportunity for you to do both for a very affordable price!

  • Affordable travel and volunteer opportunity; just $370 a week
  • Excellent way to share your specialized skills with those who will greatly benefit from them
  • Volunteer with a trusted and reputable program through Global Crossroad
  • Constant support to ensure safety and satisfaction

In modern industries, such as tourism, computer literacy skills are often required. Many Brazilians from the favelas do not have the opportunity to acquire such vital computer skills. Without the ability to operate a computer, it is nearly impossible to obtain a well paying job, and sadly, the cycle of poverty will only continue.

By volunteering to teach computer skills in Brazil, you will have the chance to share your computer skills with young students in order to help improve their future chances of success and happiness. This is a meaningful way to give back to a community in need, while also have the freedom to explore a rich and exciting new culture and country.

Role of Volunteer

As a volunteer overseas in Brazil teaching computer skills, you will be instructing students of all ages on the skills necessary in order to operate a computer. You have the power to brighten the future of your students! You will be working with children in schools, community centers, and churches. Daily teach computer skills abroad in Brazil activities may include:

  • Teaching children basic computer skills
  • Showing students how to conduct Internet searches
  • Teaching children how to operate Word
  • Demonstrating how to operate Excel
  • Helping develop databases (volunteers with advanced skills)
  • Assisting with computer maintenance (volunteers with advanced skills)
  • Working as a primary teacher and or teacher’s aide
  • Assisting school administrators with daily tasks

*You will have the opportunity to become involved with numerous volunteer projects while in Rio. You will not be confined to the one project that you register for; there is a lot of flexibility. Volunteers typically work on numerous projects with different partners and you will be able to learn about other options available upon your arrival.

Skills and Qualifications Needed

While there are no specific qualifications required in order to be a volunteer teacher of computer skills in Brazil, it is highly recommended that you have basic Portuguese language skills in order to better serve your students and enhance your volunteering experience. You should also be able to community proficiently in English, but English does not necessarily have to be your native language.

You should also enjoy working with children, if you want to volunteer overseas in Brazil teaching computer skills. You should be good role models, and are flexible, patient, caring, creative, responsible, and resourceful individuals.

All volunteer programs in Brazil start every Monday of each month. However, if there is travel constrains, you can start any project on any day.

Price: Volunteer in Brazil

Global Crossroad is committed to offering the most affordable and highest quality volunteering programs in Brazil. We strive to keep our costs low. The humanitarian side of the business is our passion.

Global Crossroad's volunteer program in Brazil application and registration fee cost US $299.

In addition to the application fee, you are required to pay a weekly program fee. You will pay your weekly fee directly to the country coordinator, who in turn will allocate it to your host family, project and other in-country support we offer to our volunteers. This way, the fees that you pay will benefit those who rightfully deserve them, and not for company profit.

    Duration Childcare/Computer Teaching/Youth Athletics Teaching English/ Handicraft
  1 Week $370 $395
   2 Weeks $595 $645
   3 Weeks $845 $920
   4 Weeks $1,095 $1,195
   5 Weeks $1,345 $1,470
   6 Weeks $1,595 $1,745
   7 Weeks $1,845 $1,020
   8 Weeks $2,095 $2,295

How your fee is allocated?

Program fees cover:
  • Accommodations
  • Food (only breakfast)
  • Airport pick up
  • In-country support
  • Personalized project
  • Pre-departure information
  • Certificate of completion
  • Fundraising ideas and letters
  • Discount for returning volunteers
Program fees exclude:
  • Visas
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses on soft drinks and foods
  • Daily transportation
  • Airport return transfer

The volunteering overseas in Brazil program fees will cover expenses that will begin on the first day of the program (usually Monday) to the last day of the program. If you arrive before the first day of the program or you decide you stay beyond your program’s last day, you will be responsible for the additional expenses.