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Eco Farm Brazil

Opportunity for Carpenter

we're looking for a Carpenter / Builder to form a lasting partnership. TheCarpenter / Builder will have opportunity to learn all bio-construction (natural building) techniques. Showing good work, leadership and confidence the person will turn into Bioconstruction project leader building quality houses in Brazil and earning a proper salary. There's going to be a learning period where you work as a volunteer to learn all the bioconstruction skills and where we offer room and Board. We see this as an investment from both sides. We invest time and energy to teach this person everything about natural building. The person shares his/her skills in carpentry / Building. Once we start doing contracted building work you start earning at least 3000 reais (including accommodation and food) and this sum can increase each project.
read more about bioconstruction here: https://ecocaminhos.com/bioconstruction-natural-building-brazil/

Responsibilities and qualifications:
Be able to read the plans of the architect

  1. Know how to do roof sturcture calculations
  2. Build roof and floor structures
  3. Place windows and doors.
  4. Teach people


  1. Learn about bioconstruction / natural building
  2. Accommodation
  3. Food
  4. Work in a motivated international team
  5. Learn Portuguese/ English language
  6. After intial period and being approved as project leader start to earn and increase compensation each project.
  7. Accommodation and food is covered.

If you qualify for the job please contact us: b.bijen@caminhosbrasil.com

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About Eco Caminhos


Estrada Ernesto de Souza Cardinot, S/N, Cardinot, Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro 28610974, BR

Mission Statement

Eco Caminhos wants to become a role model in Brazil and beyond when it comes to social development and sustainable farming, building and living. Our goal is to live in harmony with nature and produce our own food and energy, while the land grows in richness, productivity, and aesthetic beauty. We treat our own waste, generate our own energy and train underprivileged youth. We welcome tourists to experience this lifestyle, offering a wide variety of eco sports and workshops. In the near future our guests will be accommodated in Eco Lodges and offered locally cultivated organic food.


Eco Caminhos - Permaculture Farm Brazil - Bioconstruction
Eco Caminhos a self-sustaining Eco Farm situated in the beautiful Atlantic Forest mountain region in Brazil. We invite people from across the globe to join us and experience our simplistic lifestyle in a peacefull setting disconnected from the hectic world. At the farm we follow the permaculture principals and you can learn about and practise 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 or do horseback riding in the mountains, jump under one of the amazing waterfalls or do a nice board game with the other residents. We offer you Portuguese classes and the possibility to live at the farm with other residents or submerge yourself in the local culture and language by doing a homestay with local families.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Environment


We'll work with your schedule.


Estrada Ernesto de Souza Cardinot, S/NNova Friburgo, Brazil



  • Carpentry


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 3 months - 2 years
  • Willingness to come to Brazil

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