Partnerships are what makes delivering our projects possible and we encourage you, our volunteers and social partners, to connect with us and share your ideas and vision on how we can best work with you to deliver on our common goals.

To connect with us, please email our team at: info@educatethefavela.org

For more information about what we do, please see the Projects section.

An important Safety MessageAll of our project volunteering is located in the favela community of Complexo do Alemão. As the safety of our volunteers is a priority, guidance is consistently provided by a member of our team, and our team is committed to remaining up to date on the latest community news and information.

Volunteers

We are seeking all passionate and committed volunteers to support the community of Complexo do Alemão, and to share in our vision of creating life-changing education opportunites.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact our team at: info@educatethefavela.org

Key information for potential volunteers:

Novos Líderes – Business Program

  • Ability to connect and work with teenagers in Complexo do Alemão
  • Conversational Português
  • Ability to motivate teenagers in business studies in a classroom environment
  • Ideally 1 month commitment (minimum) – approximately 2 afternoons per week
  • Business experience is desirable
  • No prior teaching experience required
  • Timing depends on school requirements

Voluntário nas Escolas – Teaching Assistance

  • Ability to connect and work with teenagers in Complexo do Alemão
  • Basic Português
  • Ability to motivate teenagers in a classroom environment in a subject of your choice
  • Ideally 1 month commitment (minimum) – 2-4 afternoons per week
  • No prior teaching experience required
  • Timing depends on your subject selection and school requirements

Festa do Trabalho – Street Art Workshops

  • Willingness to work outside to create street-art in Complexo do Alemão
  • Artists – Ability to work with a theme and lead a team of volunteers
  • General Volunteers – No artistic experience necessary!
  • Timing is a single whole-day workshop (generally a Saturday every second month) – see our Facebook page for the latest calendar

Business Administration volunteering opportunities

  • Event planning
  • Marketing – social media, flyers, photography
  • Fundraising
  • Translation – English and Português
Community Partners

If you are interested in partnering with us, please contact our team at: info@educatethefavela.org

Schools – let us know if you are interested in:

  • Free business education at your school
  • Having volunteers assist at your school
  • Participating in a street-art workshop
  • Have us come to your school to deliver a street-art project

Community groups – let us know if you are interested in:

  • Participating in a street-art workshop
  • Have us come to your community area to deliver a street-art project
  • Advertising with us
  • Linking to our blog – photos, stories, etc
  • Creating new projects aligned to our vision
Investment Partners

If you are interested in partnering with us, please contact our team at: info@educatethefavela.org

Key Opportunities for your business include:

  • Growing your business’ social philanthropic presence
  • Participation by employees in the Educate the Favela projects to connect your business with the community
  • Advertising within the community – for example, via street-art sponsored artwork
  • Social media publicity via Educate the Favela (local and international)

How you can participate:

Novos Líderes – Business Program

  • Professional skills sharing with our students and teachers
  • Hosting of event days to talk about your business with our students
  • Mentorship of students
  • Financial support – teacher funding

Voluntário nas Escolas – Teaching Assistance

  • Supply of volunteers
  • Financial support – monthly administration funding

Festa do Trabalho – Street Art Workshops

  • Supply of volunteers
  • Supply of street-art theme or location
  • Sponsorship of a workshop – paints, brushes, food, drinks

Administrative Services Sharing opportunities

  • Event planning
  • Marketing – social media, flyers, photography
  • Fundraising
  • Translation – English and Português
  • Legal services
  • Office services – meeting room, laptops, phones, wifi