Get a favela experience helping around the hostel in Rio, Brazil !!



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  • Description


    We are a hostel situated in the hill of Babilonia , 5 minutes walking from Leme Beach and 10 minutes walking from Copacabana beach , one of the most famous beach of the world.
    The house was totally built and designed by the famous brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer in 1956.
    The hostel is located in a perfect place , where you have views from the ocean , the city and the beautifull and pacified favela of babilonia.
    Get yourself inmerse in the real brazilian experience and dont be surprised if see a monkey going around!!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The hostel is located in a pacified favela where you really will understand how the life is here and without a doubt you will love how the locals lives and you could make your own impression about what really its to live in a small favela , with the best views from rio!!

  • Help


    Now he have different vacancies as the high season is coming. Depending in your skills , help may be need at reception , cleaning , gardening , maintanaince , ,art, , taking care of the guest por excursions and more.
    So if you are interested , tell me a bit about your background and how you would help us , dates of arrival and stimated time with us ( minimum one month , please dont write if you pretend to be for less the one month , except for maintanence and art works).
    For june and july we are also looking for people with constructions and electricity skills as the house is quite old and big , so there are always lot of things to do and new projects.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    spanish , english , portuguese ,

  • Accommodation


    We have a 4 shared dorm that we use for volunteers with private shower. Free laundry , wifi and kitchen would be available for use of the volunteers. Discounts on drinks at the bar and benefits in places around!!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are just 5 minutes walking from leme beach and 10 minutes walking from Copacabana , one of the most famous beach of the world . In your free time you can enjoy of the beach , swimming , sports , nightlife , visiting spots of this amazing city or just watch the ocean from our huge terrace!!

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    25 hours maximum

Host ref number: 952981576952