everything you need to know about

being a volunteer

at just a change

everything you need to know about

being a volunteer

at just a change

Are you from a different country, but still interested in volunteering with us in Portugal?

We have different options for you.

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and don’t hesitate to get in touch with us!

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If you are planning to visit Portugal during the summertime, one of our 7 to 12 day long summer camps could be the best option for you. The camps are held in rural Portugal where you can experience the country from a different perspective. After finishing work on family homes or social institutions daytime, you can enjoy a few beers with your new friends in the camp.

If you are planning to visit Portugal during the summertime, one of our 7 to 12 day long summer camps could be the best option for you. The camps are held in rural Portugal where you can experience the country from a different perspective. After finishing work on family homes or social institutions daytime, you can enjoy a few beers with your new friends in the camp.

If you are planning to visit Portugal during the summertime, one of our 7 to 12 day long summer camps could be the best option for you. The camps are held in rural Portugal where you can experience the country from a different perspective. After finishing work on family homes or social institutions daytime, you can enjoy a few beers with your new friends in the camp.

If you are planning to visit Portugal during the summertime, one of our 7 to 12 day long summer camps could be the best option for you. The camps are held in rural Portugal where you can experience the country from a different perspective. After finishing work on family homes or social institutions daytime, you can enjoy a few beers with your new friends in the camp.

If you are planning to visit Portugal during the summertime, one of our 7 to 12 day long summer camps could be the best option for you. The camps are held in rural Portugal where you can experience the country from a different perspective. After finishing work on family homes or social institutions daytime, you can enjoy a few beers with your new friends in the camp.

If you are planning to visit Portugal during the summertime, one of our 7 to 12 day long summer camps could be the best option for you. The camps are held in rural Portugal where you can experience the country from a different perspective. After finishing work on family homes or social institutions daytime, you can enjoy a few beers with your new friends in the camp.

TURN UP

Nas cidades de Lisboa e Porto e durante o semestre académico, os voluntários Just a Change trabalham de duas em duas semanas por turnos de 4 horas

CAMP IN

Nos meses de Verão os Campos Just a Change de 13 dias espalham-se pelo país e geram impacto social nas comunidades locais.

KEEP UP

Durante as férias académicas as obras não param! Os bootcamps semanais do Just a Change mantêm a alegria das obras Just em Lisboa e no Porto.

MEET OUR AMBASSADORS

They are here to help you decide which Just programme suits you. Before writing them, please check our FAQ section below!

Pénélope Fléchet

France

Ombline Heili

Switzerland

Laura Jóföldi

Hungary

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the price include?


The price includes the program organization price, accommodation, a mattress, 3 meals a day and insurance. It doesn’t include the transportation - nor the flight or the in-country tickets.




How much does it cost to take part in the camp?


The summer camps cost 375 EUR per person.




How are the rural locations approachable from the international airports?


Usually every location is approchable from Lisbon or Porto by bus or train. However, Just a Change can connect the international volunteers with fellow local volunteers to get a ride with them.




When and where are the Camp In programmes held?


The Camp In programs are held all over rural Portugal. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, thare are no locations or dates as of yet. For more information, please get in touch with our ambassadors.




Is there a minimum or maximum age to visit the programmes?


The minimum age is 18. The Portuguese attendees are usually university students but we already had volunteers with 50+ ;)




Is construction experience required from the volunteers?


No :) There is a technical supervisor on every construction, they teach the volunteers everything they need.




How the application process looks like?


A potencial volunteer should contact our ambassadors, sending them an introductory e-mail to international@justachange.com. The email should contain the following informations: name, age, home country, which programme he/she would like to join, the dates when he/she is available. The ambassadors answer the volunteer-to-be in 1 or 2 days, sending the informations about the possibilities. The process is finalized by paying 50% of the programme fee to Just a Change and booking the volunteer's place.




Does the programme fee must be paid upfront?


No. 50% of the fee should be paid to complete registrations and book the place. The rest will be paid two weeks before the program starts.




What happens if a booking has to be cancelled after the payment(s)?


We guarantee our clients a 100% refund if they cancel their booking 1 month before the programme starts. If the cancellation happens less than 15 days prior the event starts a partial 50% refund is warranted, and if we have a waiting list we refund 100%.