Food Rescue - Lisbon

Location: Portugal: Lisbon

Program Duration: Alternative Spring Break, 9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks, Summer

Dates: Year Round


Rua Dr. Lopes Baptista Lisbon, Cartaxo 2070 Portugal

Call Us

Phone: +351919279188


Volunteer in Lisbon through ImpacTrip and make an active contribution to Fight Food Waste and Hunger in a structured system that feeds more than 3000 people daily. You will help the local teams collect, organize and distribute excess food from restaurants and cafés, preventing food waste in the process.

Volunteers will support a network of centers that recover food, in good conditions, from local restaurants, supermarkets, and cafés. Help re-distribute this among families, elderly and homeless people in need.

Work across these centers in Lisbon, handling a range of tasks that include:
- Collecting food from local providers
- Assisting in packing
- Assisting in sorting and storage of any food left for the next day
- Distributing packed food to families
- Cleaning up at the end of the shift

Travel Types
  • Cooking
Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

- Accommodation at a dormitory at a sustainable hostel in the city center (Private rooms with shared bathroom are also available for upgrade)
- Three meals a day, every day: breakfast, lunch, dinner cooked by a Portuguese cook
(Vegetarian, gluten-free and meals for lactose-intolerant are available upon request.)
- Pick-up at the airport and transfer to the accommodation (At any time)
- Guided city tour (2 hours)
- Placement coordination with each non-profit
- Free SIM card
- Support 24/7 and 365 days a year at anytime
- Insurance

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Community Development
  • Community Centers
  • Nutrition
  • Senior Citizens
  • Social Work
This Program is open to

Australian, Canadian, European, American, Irish, British, Asian, Worldwide, Kiwi, South African Participant. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Other
  • Dormitory
  • Group living

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
1 hour
Year Founded