Rosário da Limeira, Estado de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Work with us on the cutting edge of conservation and
sustainability to make the conservation of the Rainforest more attractive than
One of Conservation International's top five global biodiversity
hot spots, the conservation of the Atlantic Rainforest is in a critical
condition – less than 7% reamins.
But all is not lost! Iracambi is one of a number of small non-profits
working to conserve the priceless resources of the forest while improving the
economic situation of the local people. Situated in the mountains of Minas
Gerais, on the borders of the Serra do Brigadeiro State Park, this is your base
to volunteer your time and talents, expand your horizons (and ours), and
participate in the many exciting opportunities available to you here at
Our researchers and volunteers, supported by the local community,
work to better understand the factors that lead to forest degradation and
restoration. If you have a great idea and special skill, let us know and let’s
see where your talents can best be put to work. If you would prefer to join our
wide variety of ongoing projects we can promise you won’t be bored.
We are looking for enthusiastic, flexible, self-motivated people
who really want to make a real contribution to our endeavour.
We have an international outlook but a local output and welcome
people from around the globe to join us and help us do our part – get in touch
to see how you can get involved in saving forests and changing lives!
Current program focus
Managing natural resources:
building a database of information for the Iracambi GIS
environmental policy planning and implementation
management of a forest nursery to support extensive program of
reforestation, especially to build forest corridors
fauna and flora inventories
forest monitoring: forest cover, growth, species competition