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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with booking systems and payments.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

O JS Hostel possui um ambiente muito tranquilo e familiar. Estamos a apenas 450 metros do metrô Vila Madalena. Esperamos pessoas comprometidas e temos flexibilidade nos horários. Muitos WorldPackers que colaboraram conosco conseguiram emprego em SP e hoje conseguem viver a vida de maneira independente. As tarefas são: ajuda na limpeza, recepção e servir o café da manhã, durante 24 horas por semana.

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  • Intermediate Portuguese and Intermediate English
  • Between 23 and 50 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
4 weeks
Stay up to
2 months

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28 Reviews

Host & Staff

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I didn't miss home at all these 3 months I spent at JS Hostel. Working hours were pretty flexible, and since it was near the subway station I really got to know Sao Paulo. Both the owners and the receptionist care if you're enjoying your stay, and if you feel lost they provide you with maps, give you directions via whatsapp, like a real family. Daniel, the hostel's manager, has real care for the volunteers, and always helped us when we needed - even by covering for us on the desk once so we could spent time together on a Happy Hour :)



Flexible hours, nice location and possibility to develop new abilities. Had some problems with one of the staff member and one of the long term guests which didn't accept volunteers and couldn't understand the meaning of exchanging skills for accommodation. I'm really disappointed by how the owner dealed with it. We (volunteers) tried to talk him in many occasions but after a while there was no use anymore, not only about them but also regarding to some new ideas for the hostel. It's a new place and I feel it has a great future but I'd appreciate more if we could be more often listened.



I couldn't ask for a better experience at JS Hostel. In the middle of this huge city full of busy people I found people with the biggest heart ever. Daniel (father and son), dona Vera, dona Fátima and Katia made me feel like I were at home and treated me as part of the family. Working and living here was an experience that made me grow as a person and I'll never forget that. I have no words to thank them for treating me so kindly during my stay. Thank you!



The experience was incredible! I learned a lot from Dona Fátima. The location of the hostel is very good. And the atmosphere very peaceful. Great for anyone who is studying, or working.



I loved the place, licalização is cool because it is the very close to the metro, but to be in the madeleine village is very calm and has no bars next, the house also has very conservative and serious people, it's pretty cool to who is studying next or want a quiet and family place to stay!


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