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Marketing and recruitment in Brazil - volunteer or internship

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ETIV do Brasil is a non-profit, non-governmental Organization (NGO) that focuses mainly on Environmental conservation and Youth Development in the beautiful fishing and surfing town of Itacaré, Bahia Brazil.

Importance of the role:

Marketing, Communications and Recruitment is extremely important to the success and sustainability of our NGO. Volunteers and Interns will be responsible for leading our overall marketing and recruitment strategies as we promote our organization and our volunteer and internship opportunities on a wide variety of social media sites, volunteer recruitment websites and on different internship platforms and job/university boards.

The main goals of the Marketing and Recruitment department is to promote ETIV both on local and global levels, and to help us recruit more volunteers and interns to support our projects as well as administrative work.

Our Marketing and Recruitment volunteers and interns will receive ongoing training, supervision and guidance from our director and/or our Virtual Volunteer Coordinator, while also having space to develop personal goals and projects that also support ETIV. Volunteers must stay with us for at least 1 month to be considered for this position. We do give preference to volunteers who are able to stay for longer periods, as it does bring advantages to our projects and organization itself.

Volunteers and Interns can also fulfill this position virtually, from home, completely free of charge.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop marketing and recruitment strategies, and track results from a wide variety of recruitment sites and university outreach programs;
  • Provide recommendations for new strategies, best practices and initiatives aiming at improving our marketing performance and recruitment rates;
  • Maintain and continuously update the Marketing and Recruitment Manual and our Record of Progress;
  • Coordinate and/or support our entire Marketing and Recruitment team, under the supervision of our Director and/or Operations Manager, and in coordination with our other departments;
  • Create weekly agendas and send notes, updates and commitment reminders to the other team members regarding our projects and general administrative structure;
  • Work closely with our Communications and Social Media team;
  • Help keeping our website and online platforms always updated with accurate information, especially before finishing your volunteer/internship placement;
  • Contribute to the overall success of ETIV do Brasil by working respectfully and timely.


  • Volunteers/interns must be at least 18 years or older;
  • Volunteers must dedicate at least 20 hours per week, for at least 1 month
  • Interns must dedicate at least 30 hours per week, for at least 1 month
  • Intermediate/Fluent English, and Basic Portuguese;
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work within deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently but also as part of a team;
  • Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs and google drive;
  • Knowledge of Marketing and Recruitment strategies;
  • Previous demonstrable experience with Marketing and Recruitment (preferred, but not required);
  • Knowledge of Social Media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, etc.);
  • Internet research skills;
  • Web design skills (preferred, but not required);
  • Adhere to and respect our Code of Conduct

Fees and pricing

This position is an unpaid and volunteer position that will allow the individual to contribute to this small community, learn Portuguese and Brazilian culture, as well as acquire organizational and leadership skills.

Furthermore, if you decide to stay in the Etiv complex you will need to pay for your accommodation please visit our website for more information on prices*: https://etivdobrasil.org/volunteer-opportunities/#pricesetiv

However, you are allowed to find your own accommodation, but a fee for training, materials, and a small donation to the Etiv organization will be required, totaling 300USD$.

*Brazilian citizens receive 50% off if they decide to stay with us in our complex.

*Virtual volunteers or intern can volunteer free of charge


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 interns can receive university credit while interning with our NGO. 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 will also receive our Pre-Departure Powerpoint, and Introduction to the NGO, as well as a tour of Itacaré.

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

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About ETIV do Brasil


Rua Magali, 60, Bairro Passagem, Itacaré, Bahia 45530-000, BR

Mission Statement

To support youth development and environmental conservation in Brazil by connecting volunteers and interns with local communities.


ETIV is deeply focused on youth development and environmental conservation in Brazil. As a result, one of our main goals is to develop a new generation of local youth leaders that actively care for each other, their community, the environment and all sentient beings. This is the main avenue by which we work to achieve our Mission and Vision (highlighted below).
Through all of our community projects, we encourage volunteers to teach and model some of the core values necessary to create and maintain healthy and prosperous communities. This includes mutual respect, cultural appreciation, caring for each other, speaking the truth, acting honestly and transparently, sharing and being generous (as opposed to stealing or taking things that don’t belong to you) and actively caring for the environment and all sentient beings.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Community, Environment


Mon May 06, 2024 - Sun Aug 04, 2024


60 rua magaliItacaré, Brazil



  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Advertising
  • Content Management Systems


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18

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