Das Flores | Volunteer Tourism
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Bring your passion to Flores

Creativity, Expertise, Legacy 

Creativity as the use of the imagination to address problems and beautification through art.
Expertise through passion for participating in projects of environmental conservation, culture, and community.
Legacy to all who visit Flores to see your gift through labor for the benefit and inspiration of all.

Do you want to experience life in an island filled with flowers and natural beauty while helping others through your life’s passion?

Gardening, playing an instrument, arts, yoga, traditional medicines, teaching… We are looking for amazing people that want to share their skills and passion with the people of Flores. 

We will provide the platform, organic food, and a beautiful setting outdoors.

What Do You Get?

As a volunteer, you get free accommodation and food. In addition, we help you find the local resources that you need to realize your project. You will receive a contact person in Flores who will be your local host and you’ll become a part of an entire island community with good people. For some projects, we are able to help you with material cost or production through other funds, but since this is not a guarantee, you can´t base your application on that. Please contact us if you need advice setting up your application or talking through your idea.

Criteria and Application form

  • Residents must be minimum 18 years old
  • Residents must have a plan for the stay and must have submitted a valid application within the deadline.

The selection of projects will be based on following values:

  • Artistic Skills/competence level. The level of the applicant’s professional expertise is being valued.
  • Newsworthy. The project’s potential for innovation (new knowledge, new activities, new business ideas etc) is considered.
  • Contribution to the community. What kind of effects will the project have in the local community? Residents interested in the involvement of the community and participation in the local/regional context is considered.
  • Spin-offs Is it possible that the project may contribute to further development after completion of the project?

Selection group: The local selection group consists of representatives from Cultural Association Choki Azores.

What is Cultural Association Choki Azores?

Choki is an international nonprofit organization founded with the mission of protecting the cultures and traditions of the most valuable places left in the world. Through Choki’s support causes, beneficiaries receive opportunities for human sustainability, security, and empowerment.

Choki seeks to share the beauty of classical arts and an environmental culture of Flores with the world. Cultural Association Choki Azores, a subchapter of Choki International, seeks to develop community projects involving cultural, economic and environmental education efforts.

In Choki we work for the sustainable evolution of culture, economics, and environmental efforts, for the benefit of the communities around the world, by creating partnerships, connections, and interdependent projects.


Andrea Pinto – andrea@choki.org 

For more information about Choki International, please visit:




“We rise by lifting others” 

We hope to hear back from you!