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Helping in a student house/Hostel in the heart of São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Last activity: 16 Apr 2024



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    Hey Guys,


    I'm Ricardo I used to be a workaway, and now it is the time for me to have my own project, and I would really appreciate your help =)

    We had worked with workawayers for the last 10 years! Here IS a mix of student house mixed and a Hostel! (and as a hostel if we have some special events happening in the city such as lollapalooza, gay pride parade etc.

    We are located in the center of the city, 5 minutes by walking from the first touristic point

    We need someone to help us with renovating, organization and cleaning. I will try to work with you guys on the project with all duties. It's not gonna be a hard working (hope so) but if it does you can be sure that you won't be alone hehe

    We are looking for someone who has some reception, building, painting, gardening, or cleaning skills

    Reception Position - (cleaning and organization asked)

    breakfast and lunch included for the Workawayers
    We can host around 6 Workawayers with us!
    And we have 2 local workers in the place, one líder of reception, and one responsible for laundry

    We are a gay friendly environment

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    As Sao Paulo being one of the biggest city of the world there are a lot to do and a lot of places to visit!
    We are in the city centre only 5 minutes from the first site the biggest Equestrian monument of the world and the old government palace (that is the favela museum and it is open to population) here is a very multicultural street where Brazilians from all parts of Brazil choose to live in! Santa Cecilia is one of the most famous neighborhood of são Paulo knows a bohemic district with a lot of young and very opened mind people

  • Help


    Help with cleaning and organization, drywall projects (screwing drywall boards basically), painting walls, small renovations as painting old furniture.

    Reception: Cleaning, check in and check out, cleaning, tell about touristic points of São Paulo, cleaning, make the break fast table, cleaning.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate
    Italian: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    We offer you a bed in a shared-room, free access to all facilities of the house such fully equipped kitchen, terrace. (closed at 00:00)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    5 minutes by walking we have Museu das Favelas, biggest equestrian monument of the world, and keep shortly walking distance we have the old prison worked during the military dictatorship, Luz train station, 25 de Março, Largo são bento, Patio do Colégio, Sé catedral, Japonese district (biggest japonese Community out of japan), viaduto do Chá, municipal theater.

    2 minutes from Minhocão ( the biggest construction of São Paulo) it is a kind of a bridge kind of a road, and it became a park on weekends and hollydays

    7 minutes by bus from parque da agua branca (possible to go by walking) it is a farm park in the center of são Paulo, over a Thousand chicken free in the park, ducks, peacocks, horses, lake with fishes.

    The beach is 1H30min by car ( Santos)
    Waterfalls are 1H30min by train (paranapiacaba)
    Hiking 1hr by local bus ( pico do jaragua)
    eco parks 1hr by local bus (Parque ecologico tiete, horto florestal)

    Close to our place there are places to eat, supermarket, mall, pubs, clubs, the subway station is only 5 minutes by walking, the bus station is only 5 minutes by walking, Av. Paulista is two station from here, we are 10 minutes by walking from the historical centre of São Paulo.

    Av. Paulista is 3 stations from the hostel! +-1 dollar the ticket

    Ibirapuera Park the is the biggest Urban Park in South america and one of the most photographed places of the world is $3 Dollars by Uber or 1 dollar by bus (15 minutes +-)

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have a good internet fibra connection, but NOT a private area!

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    24 hours a week

Host ref number: 955182446267

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