The two experiences would be completely different. I don't know the organisation you'd be working for, but I have lived in Recife, and my son spent his "gap year" teaching English in Fortaleza - a mixed experience, but on the whole a positive one. Rotary is, of course, well respected. It's up to you, of course, which option appeals most. I was myself a volunteer teacher in India, and it was one of the best times of my life. (I was paid, though, even if it was only pocket money.) You'd see much more as a traveller, but never be part of a community. And Brazilians are very hospitable. Hard choice, but on the whole I'd go for the volunteer experience. Good luck, whichever your choice!
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