Discover a small green favela overlooking Copacabana, Brazil

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  • Description

    Description

    ATTENTION: WE DO NOT WORK WITH COUPLES (Do not insist)

    This is a social and environmental project located in a peaceful favela of Babylon near Copacabana.

    We have a guest house located in the viewpoint on the green hill of Leme. It is considered by residents and tourists as one of the most beautiful places in Rio de Janeiro.

    Over the years we support several social and environmental projects.



    NON-DRUG POLICY

    As we will work in an environment where drugs are related to gang violence, please do not apply for work with us if you use illegal drugs at home or abuse alcohol. We have a zero tolerance.

    ECONOMIC STABILITY

    After a first negative experience with Workawayers, just ask if you have savings or any stable income so that any negative economic situation never becomes our problem.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our projects with its unique location will offer a rich new experience living and working in a favela. Favela culture is a mixture of culture. While the majority is afro-descendent, many other cultures are mixing. Through a long history of social and economic exclusion inhabitants of favelas have learned to auto-regulate and be resilient

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help

    Help

    We need help with tourists who enter favela for first time, and our Restaurant for the weekend, with the possibility of receiving tips from customers
    Volunteers will be invited to balance their support between general supporting tasks to maintain our operation such as help with general maintenance, cooking and shopping, IT support and support tourists visiting our project.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Portuguese and Spanish.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer a room with clean bed for the volunteer

    Bathroom and a kitchen are shared with other guestroom.

    Volunteers will share garden and living room of maximum 8 guests and with the owner.

    We offer market so you can make your own breakfast and volunteers will be able to use washing machine including washing products.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Volunteers have a lot of options with their time-off as Rio de Janeiro is a metropolis with nearly 7 million inhabitants. Ten minutes walk from the beach, 15 from a main bus corridor, 25 minutes walk from a metro station. Volunteers will have a choice between activities in nature, culture, parties...

    Visitors receive the best attention in a different space, marked by beauty and harmony of the place. People come here for good foods, a marvelous view, a different experience in this most wonderful spot.

    Here you will find the opportunity to meet and interact with people from all over the world, and especially with the local people who will display kindness, happiness and the diversity of the Rio culture.

    Babilônia is a peaceful and green favela. It is a very safe place 24/24 7/7, especially compared to Copacabana, Santa Teresa and Lapa. A local law of the community prohibits theft, harassment of women, abuse of children, making it one of the safest spot of the metropolis.

    Bibiana (Colombia) is a political scientist and has volunteered in projects in Colombia and Argentina before moving to Brazil in 2013.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 4 days a week



Host ref number: 434946618828