AIESEC Exchange Program
Volunteering Program Global Citizen
Thank you for your interest in AIESEC’s Exchange Program!
Below is the important information you need to know before continuing with the process:
· AIESEC is an NGO and a youth leadership platform that gives young people the opportunity of developing experiential learning and of gaining real work experience through its volunteer program Global Citizen.
· This summer we have social projects in Guatemala, Argentina, and Brazil. Since you specified you would like to have more information on the projects available in Brazil, below you can find a brief description of each project:
Location: Manaus, Brazil- NGO: AIESEC Manaus. In this project, young university students from a range of countries and with different backgrounds on communication and marketing will promote the NGO's brand, increase the visibility of the positive impact made by the NGO on the community, help the NGO to get a better external position, and create fundraising events.
2) Gira Mundo
Location: Rio de Janeiro- NGO: Gira Mundo Project. Aiming to create an education environment through cultural workshops full of information and fun, this project provides NGOs that work with young people the opportunity of having a discussion about global themes such as social responsibility, human rights, multiculturalism, environmental issues, and Entrepreneurship.
3) GAIA Project
Location: Santarem, Brazil- NGO: AIESEC Santarem. This project aims to develop in children and teenagers awareness about the environment around them, giving them the chance to learn about the subject and play an active role in creating a more sustainable and environmentally friendly community.
Any of these 3 projects will allow participants to develop abilities such as social responsibility, proactive learning, emotional intelligence, global mindset, leadership, and teamwork. It will also provide you with a global network, as you will be working with people from all over the world. Last but not least, you will receive Portuguese classes!
The fee of the program is $200. This includes accommodation during 6 weeks with a host family and food during working hours (depending on the project).
If you decide that you want to continue with the process, please go to this link and get registered as soon as possible so we can have an interview with you, provide you with detailed information, and save a spot for you in Brazil: bit.ly/AIESECNow
If you have questions or doubts please feel free to contact us.