Cozy Pousada in Itacimirim, Bahia is looking for help in the kitchen

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The Exchange

We are providing a Guesthouse in Itacimirim, Bahia, Brazil and need support in different areas. Young team changing the old business model to be up-to-date. You offer 5h of your day (5 times a week) and we do offer breakfast, lunch, dinner (co-living, co-cooking) and a bed (dorm with up to 3 person, fan, mosquito net etc). Activities = surf, snorkel, cooking, chilling, etc. If you want to know more just text us.


25 hours of help per week

Cooking: Prepare meals for guests.

Kitchen Hand: Help serving and organizing meals.

Bartending: Serve and maintain the supplies and inventory of beverages.

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Lunch: Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Cook your own meal: Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Surf lessons: Hang loose, mate! Join our surf classes.


Fluent Portuguese or Fluent English

Between 22 and 38 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Hey you!

We are a young and dynamic team trying to rock the pousada to bring to a next level. Going through a lot of changes and new concepts to improve our occupation and to offer a better service to our guests.

Our team:
André (brazilian, general manager)
Rosi (brazilian, kitchen management)
Olga (brazilian, housekeeping)
Nei (brazilian, facility manager)
Rosalvo (brazilian, gardener)

Our volunteers (Jan 19)
Felipe and Adriana (brazilian couple, reception and bar)
André (brazilian, management)
Axly (brazilian, housekeeping)

and Stefano (I,german-brazilian, business administration)

Important notice

-we are a little bit isolated from society, there are many guest at the moment so there is movement at the beach but in general we do have a lot of fun here on the property.
-No drugs, just moderate alcohol consumption (not in front of your guests)
-limited transportation, limit

Activities & Shift

-Kitchen (prepare the best meal of the day for our guests) between 7-11am
-Housekeeping (check rooms before check-in, check minibar and welcome gifts), working with Olga
-Bar (preparing snacks, fast food, bartending, cleaning) between 6 - 10pm
-Night Shift (Fulfill the wishes of the guests) starting from 10pm - next morning

Surfing (swell between 0,3 - 1,0m, Longboard, Funboard and Shortboard). We will have enough time to surf (teaching in case you want to)
-Snorkeling on small beautiful reefs or looking for new spots
-Sightseeing around the area, Praia do Forte (Touristic surfer village), a lot of beaches, rivers, nature and traditional food
-Sightseeing around Salvador, Brazilians first capital, Salvador is the most representative city of the African continent in Brazil and provides a really unique way.
-It's as always up to you, look it up or just discover by your own.


-Professional and friendly manner, experience in the hotel or restaurant area, well-groomed with guests, team spirit, independent, good to fluent in Portuguese (unfortunately most of the guests only speak Portuguese), in case you do not speak Portuguese the working areas will be limited , open to new cultures, environmentally conscious