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Hostel Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

4.5
88 reviews88

Vidigal cantinho mais incrível do Rio


High demand host
This host has received 4 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with the locals
19 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Immerse yourself in the local culture
18 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Needs help immediately
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

30h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Housekeeping
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
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What you get

2

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.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Certificate
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Support
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The Experience

Precisamos de voluntários dispostos a ajudar nas atividades do Hostel, isso inclui limpeza, limpeza de banheiros, recepção, sempre mantendo limpo o que usar.

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Requirements

  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

Whats Not Included

Topics Not Included

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Availability

Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Stay at least
4 weeks

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88 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Hostel

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

19 Meeting locals

18 Immersing in the local culture

16 Meeting international travelers

15 Developing social awareness

14 Creating true social impact

10 Practicing English

United States

5

This was my first Worldpackers experience. I wasn’t really sure what to expect staying in a favela or volunteering. It turned out to be a positive experience for me. The place was stunning well organized well kept. I don’t think you’ll get a better view in Rio for the price. Great people great vibes great place.

about 3 years ago


Eduardo replied

Muito obrigado pela sua ajuda, foi um prazer recebê-lo em nosso Hostel!!

Brazil

5

estava desistindo dos voluntáriados do Rio de janeiro pq até então so tinha tido experiências horríveis mas o varandas foi a experiência que me trouxe alegria e muito mais fé nos meus objetivos aqui no Rio de janeiro, a Thais teve muita empatia comigo assim que cheguei, ela é nota mil, com certeza se tornou uma grande amiga a Cle infelizmente tive pouco contato mas esse pouco já foi o suficiente para ver a mulher maravilhosa que ela é, as tarefas são tranquilas e a localização é ótima(pertinho da trilha) a comunidade é bem tranquila, eu com certeza recomendo e agradeço a equipe do varandas.

18 days ago

Brazil

2

Minha estadia foi  incrível quanto a favela Vidigal, a energia da Favela é mágica.

Porém quanto ao hostel varandas esperava mais...
Apesar das atividades serem leves,  não temos um mergulho na cultura local que creio ser algo que todo voluntário espera, e a dinâmica é péssima, a gestão de agora não é clara quanto ao trabalho e nem flexível, por isso torna o ambiente pesado e massante mesmo com pouco trabalho, outra questão é a distância que também é um fator a considerar.
Para a FAVELA VIDIGAL, retornaria quanto ao hostel não recomendo.

OBS: Lembre-se VOLUNTÁRIO não é FUNCIONÁRIO.

about 1 month ago

Brazil

3

o hostel Varandas, como estrutura, é massa. Tem sinuca, fica perto de comércios e outras facilidades.

Os voluntários que conheci foram super amigos e me receberam de braços abertos.

quanto a liderança acho que deveriam ter mais clareza sobre o que querem comunicar. Evitar conflitos e ter Empatia são qualidades de poucos. E isso influenciou minha experiência negativamente.

No mais, é um lugar legal que eu não voltaria.

about 2 months ago

Brazil

5

Desde que comecei a viajar conhecer o Vidigal era uma meta, e de cara, me senti em casa, me apaixonei. O Varandas é lindo, respeitado, as tarefas são fáceis, a Thaís tira todas as dúvidas e está sempre ali pro que for preciso. A gente recebe um checklist das obrigações, as quais são fáceis de serem executadas. Na casa existem regras e as quais são seguidas a risca. Tive a sorte de voluntariar com uma galera bacana onde a gente cozinhava junto e resenhava. Foi bom e ficará sempre guardado comigo, agradeço de coração!
Vida longa ao Varandas!

about 2 months ago

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