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Hostel São Paulo, Brazil

77 reviews77

Working on a hostel BAR might be the coolest job in a lifetime!

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Connect with international travelers
13 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Practice English
12 travelers recommend this host to practice English
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.
Choose the menu, pick ingredients and cook delicious dishes.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Preparing breakfast, caipirinhas, sandwiches & keeping the vibe up is what we need for people volunteering at this position. If you've worked with food before and you are a fast and smart person, congrats, you are almost part of the team. If not, still u can give it a try ;). U'll be working at our bar open for guests and locals, in Vila Madalena, SP's most bohemian zone. And hey, this might be the coolest job you will have, ever.

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  • Between 18 and 32 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

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77 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

13 Meeting international travelers

12 Practicing English

8 Meeting locals

7 Practicing Spanish

3 Immersing in the local culture

2 Developing social awareness



Incredible experience. Even though I do not speak Portuguese, from the first moment everyone welcomed me in a super nice manner. They made sure I felt comfortable, and they helped with everything. Sylvia is the coolest manager possible, she will help you with anything you need, as well as give you advice on what to visit, where to go to eat, where to go for a drink… The staff and the volunteers in O de Casa are super cool and have great energy. The hostel is situated in a super nice area, with the metro really close by. All in all, WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE, Muito Obrigado à família O de Casa!!

8 months ago

Sylvia replied

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My time worked at Ô was amazing! The hostel has an incredible vibe, really cool structure
and it’s located in one of the best neighborhoods in São Paulo.
Working at the reception was very good and fun guaranteed!! You get to meet lots of people from around the world which enabled me to practice my English and Spanish all day.
And as for the staff, i have no words! They’re simply amazing, full of good energy and very welcoming. I certainly made friends for life!
Thank you so much, Syl and everybody!! Ô will always have a very beautiful space in my heart <3

8 months ago



I had such a great time at Ô De Casa since day one. Working as a bartender at the hostel was as fun as I expected and I only have great memories of my time there. Unfortunately, I had to cut my volunteering time short due to the Coronavirus crisis. I’d love to volunteer there again once this is over. Thanks for everything, you guys!

about 1 year ago



I had one of the best times of my life here. I leave with the certainty that my heart will stay here for some time. The job is straightforward, and you get exactly what they say in the worldpackers description. São Paulo also offer a insane amount of possibilities. Don't think twice, just come to "Ô de Casa". I'm leaving now because if I stay more I'm afraid I'll not be strong enough to leave in the future. I just loved this place and I'm blessed for the time spent here.

over 1 year ago



O de Casa Hostel is definitely the coolest hostel to be in Sao Paulo. Location, staff and vibe are the best pros. They all make you feel part of the family and I couldn't recommend them enough. The only thing you should be aware of is the lack of a real kitchen, which doesn't allow you to cook your own daily meals. All in all, a great experience which I would totally recommend!

over 1 year ago

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About the host

Hosted by Sylvia

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Response Rate
This host usually answers to 30% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 5 days
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