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Wolf Conservation Volunteer Project, Portugal

2 Weeks+ from

minimum age

  • Help to support wolf conservation and learn about the endangered Iberian wolf
  • Work alongside a team of dedicated conservationists and meet new people
  • Experience the beautiful natural surroundings and get close to nature
  • Explore Portugal's amazing tourist and cultural sights during your time off

Project Costs

Wolf sanctuary in PortugalThe cost to join this project for 2 weeks (12 nights) is £435, 4 weeks (26 nights) costs £725, and every extra 2 week (12 night) period beyond 4 weeks costs £240. Please note these costs are for the shared accommodation option (sharing a 4 person room in a wooden house). If you would like to arrange a private room or volunteer as a couple or group, please email us for further details/pricing. ** Please note that due to Covid 19, individual volunteers will have a private house for themselves, whilst restrictions are in place.  If you come as a group, then you can share a house, but if not it will be one person per house. From October onwards, houses will be shared again **

The project costs cover your accommodation, pickup up and drop off from the bus station near Mafra, weekly house cleaning, bed and bath linen, orientation, training and supervision and weekly transport for grocery shopping.

What is not included are your flights and travel to and from the pickup point in Mafra, visa costs (if required), meals, personal expenses, and your own health and travel insurance. Personal sightseeing during your free time is also not included, but our staff are happy to advise you on the best things to see, transportation options and so on.

Payment Terms

To secure a placement volunteering with wolves in Portugal, please complete and submit the online application form including your application payment of £195 (included in the total project costs listed above). If for some reason, your application is not accepted, we will reimburse this payment fully. However, for those who are accepted, the remaining balance needs to be paid two months before departure. Once you are confirmed on the project, you will receive pre-departure information with further details on your project, when to arrive, contact details, suggested items to bring, programme information and lots more.

Project Dates

The volunteer programme is available from February to November each year. Arrivals and departures are fixed and on set days as listed below. Therefore you can only volunteer during specific periods as listed below (for 12 nights, 26 nights, or longer).

September 29th 2021 October 11th 2021
October 13th 2021 October 25th 2021 Fully Booked
October 27th 2021 November 8th 2021 Fully Booked
November 10th 2021 November 22nd 2021 Fully Booked
November 24th 2021 December 6th 2021 Fully Booked
December 8th 2021 December 20th 2021 Fully Booked
February 9th 2022 February 21st 2022
February 23rd 2022 March 7th 2022
March 9th 2022 March 21st 2022
March 23rd 2022 April 4th 2022
April 6th 2022 April 18th 2022
April 20th 2022 May 2nd 2022
May 4th 2022 May 16th 2022
May 18th 2022 May 30th 2022
May 31st 2022 June 12th 2022 Fully Booked
June 13th 2022 June 27th 2022
June 29th 2022 July 11th 2022
July 13th 2022 July 25th 2022
July 27th 2022 August 8th 2022
August 8th 2022 August 22nd 2022
August 24th 2022 September 5th 2022
September 7th 2022 September 19th 2022
September 21st 2022 October 3rd 2022
October 12th 2022 October 24th 2022
October 26th 2022 November 7th 2022
November 9th 2022 November 21st 2022
November 23rd 2022 December 5th 2022
Wolf Conservation Volunteer Project, Portugal

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