Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Take great photos.
Create digital videos.
Help to promote parties and social activities.
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.
Feel free to prepare your own meal here
Party on! Get discounts and party all night long.
Drink up! Get discounts and order a few drinks.
Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.
There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.
Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.
Be part of something! Get free events.
Right on, dude! Free to use surfboards.
Namaste! Join our yoga classes and transform your health.
Learn or improve your language skills.
Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.
Every host in the community is checked and approved by our team.
Did something not go as planned? Contact our team.Learn more
Looking for a photographers-filmmakers able to travel and challenge themselves in a different culture. The applicant will be in charge of the contents creation, creating contact and share a real experiences with the people and the landscapes around. If you are looking for a meaningful experience, getting to know inspiring local stories and help to generate positive impact in the community, you are at the right place.Learn more
Fluent English or Intermediate Portuguese
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Meu Anfitrião Adam é super comunicativo, inteligente e dedicado. Não aproveitei muito por problemas pessoais. Rodrigo é uma pessoa maravilhosa, todos super empenhados em ajudar também. Recomendo para quem gostaria de ter uma experiência na Favela vista sobre outros olhos. Vão amar a Dana (mascote do hostel). Obrigada por tudo Adam e perdoe meus devaneios.
I discovered in Vidigal favela one of the most receptive and safe places in Rio de Janeiro. All the prejudice with the favela was eliminated, living in an incredible place.
The way the Favela Experience staff welcomed me was fantastic, and calling it "family" is no exaggeration after so many wonderful moments and experiences that I attended. Realizing that I was surrounded by so many people wanting to do good things, with real social impact and making every effort, made my whole experience incredible.
There is only one big risk in this whole experience: the risk of not wanting to leave.
The whole team at Favela Experience is just great and very easy going. I felt at home since day 1. I was supposed to stay for 1 month, but I will end up staying for 3 months (just because I already had confirmed another trip, otherwise I could stay more). Life at the favela is super easy and it actually feels safer than anywhere else in Rio. The staff's house is really comfortable and very well located. I definitely recommend this place and even if I still have 2 more months here, I already hope to come back soon.
When you stay and work with Favela Experience your are becoming a part of our 'community within the community'. We manage 3 organizations, all with a common goal: to break stereotypes about favelas and to generate positive impact in the community. We operate a tourism agency, a coliving space and a social business incubator, all in the vibrant favela Vidigal with the benefit of close proximity to the forest, mountaintop views overlooking the...About the host