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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. **

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).

Start End Availability
November 4th 2020 November 16th 2020 Fully Booked
November 18th 2020 November 30th 2020 Fully Booked
January 13th 2021 January 25th 2021
January 27th 2021 February 8th 2021
February 10th 2021 February 22nd 2021
February 24th 2021 March 8th 2021
March 10th 2021 March 22nd 2021
March 24th 2021 April 5th 2021
April 7th 2021 April 19th 2021
April 21st 2021 May 3rd 2021
May 5th 2021 May 17th 2021
May 19th 2021 May 31st 2021
June 9th 2021 June 21st 2021
June 23rd 2021 July 5th 2021
July 7th 2021 July 19th 2021
July 21st 2021 August 2nd 2021
July 29th 2021 August 10th 2021
August 4th 2021 August 16th 2021
August 18th 2021 August 30th 2021
September 1st 2021 September 13th 2021
September 15th 2021 September 27th 2021
September 29th 2021 October 11th 2021
October 13th 2021 October 25th 2021
October 27th 2021 November 8th 2021
November 10th 2021 November 22nd 2021
November 24th 2021 December 6th 2021
December 8th 2021 December 20th 2021
Wolf Conservation Volunteer Project, Portugal

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