Job description


ETIV do Brasil currently has volunteer or internship positions available translating and interpreting from English into Portuguese and vice versa. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands on experience working with an international development NGO that is located on the coast of Southern Bahia, in the beautiful surfing and fishing town of Itacare.

Volunteers that are interested in a virtual position, will only be involved in translation work and are only required to work at least 5 hours a week. In addition, virtual volunteers will have flexible schedules and will be able to volunteer or intern with the NGO completely free of charge. Please go to our website for more information about our NGO, our local community projects and all the opportunities we offer volunteers and interns.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Translate and/or interpret from English to Portuguese and vice versa
  • Strong cultural awareness


  • In country volunteers must work at least 20 hours per week
  • Virtual volunteers must contribute at least 5 hours per week
  • Advanced to Native Portuguese and English
  • Minimum 1 month time commitment


ETIV do Brasil is located in the beautiful fishing and surfing town of Itacare, Bahia. Our mission is to support development and environmental conservation in Brazil, with a deep focus on youth development.

Most volunteers and interns can receive university credit while interning with our NGO and some are even able to receive a University stipend or grant to help cover their expenses. We can offer ongoing support and supervision and can help organize taxi pickups, local accommodations and even Capoeira or Portuguese classes. All volunteers and interns that come to Brasil will also receive our Pre-Departure Powerpoint, and Introduction to the NGO, a tour of Itacare and life insurance during their internship at the NGO.

These positions are perfect for someone seeking meaningful volunteer or internship experience in a stunning location with a thriving Afro-Brazilian culture. Itacare is unique place where the Rainforest meets the Atlantic Ocean and beautiful beaches, jungle, coconut trees, waterfalls and wildlife abound.

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Housing Available
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome


Rua Massaranduba, No. 26, Bairro Passagem, CEP 45530-000, Itacaré, BA 45530-000, BR

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Posted on: 03 December 2019
Closed date: 30 December 2019
Job ref: Translation-Interpretation
Tags: Admin, Communications, PR

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