Living and Working in Portugal

Information & guidance about seasonal jobs in Portugal

Paid employment in Portugal can be found with tour operators, Hotels, Bars and Restaurants in tourist areas such as the Algarve Region with resorts including Albufeira, Alvor, Armacao de Pera, Carvoeiro, Ferragudo, Lagos, Monte Gordo, Praia da Rocha and Vilamoura.

English teachers are needed particularly in cities and towns such as Lisbon, Oporto, Coimbra, Braga, Aveiro, Portimao and Faro and especially in the teaching of children.

Au Pairs usually need some childcare experience but won’t always need to be able to speak Portuguese. Au pairs live with host families, looking after the children and perform basic domestic duties such as cleaning. Wages are often low but food and accommodation is usually included.

Voluntary Job Opportunities In Portugal Include care of the elderly and disabled.

Portugal Visa Information: If you intend to visit Portugal, on holiday, a business trip, to study, work, volunteer or as an emigrant you should get up to date and accurate information from the official website of Portugal Trade And Tourism.

For up to date information on visa requirements, you can also check with the Embassy or Consulate of Portugal before you travel.