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Hostel Porto, Portugal

5.0
20 reviews20

Seeking a charismatic volunteer to help with breakfast, bed-changing and laundry


Hurry! 5 travelers applied this week
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

4h

Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
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.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Surf lessons
Take free surf classes at the local beaches.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
Support
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The Experience

The volunteer will be in charge of breakfast, bed-changing and laundry. We might occasionally need a bit more help, but if we do, you will be rewarded for that!

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Intermediate French
  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Stay at least
3 weeks
Stay up to
2 months

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20 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Hostel

5.0

Learning & Fun

4.5

Brazil

4

My experience at Oportocean was pretty fun. The staff is awesome and I really felt at home. Everyone is treated in the same way (staff+guests) so we usually go out together at night or to the beach. I have to say that some tasks given weren't the ones said on the website what pissed me off a little bit but nothing that a good conversation can't change things. I learned a lot during the weeks I stayed there and I hope to be back in Portugal soon so I can see my Oportocean friends again.
Saudades, Porto! Beijinhos.

Oct/14/2017

Australia

5

This modern, loving hostel is definitely somewhere you should volunteer at. The staff will become your family and the work is very reasonable. Future improvements to the hostel (social etc) are already in the pipeline and will only increase the hostels already high standard.

In short, highly recommend it.

Aug/15/2017

Lithuania

5

Big thanks to Oportocean team for amazing week I had there. It is a pleasant environment, great people, easy tasks. Recommend this experience and hostel for sure! Best wishes from Lithuania!

Aug/11/2017

Hong Kong (Sar)

5

The host and staffs are really friendly and nice. For the workload, it is not heavy at all and you can always share the tasks with your fellow worldpackers together as a team. For the hostel itself, it is really nice with high privacy for the beds and everything is so well-organized and clean which gives me a feeling of being home. I have made so many friends here and definitely recommend other worldpackers to join this warm family and enjoy a great work exchange experience.

Aug/10/2017

Mexico

5

Oportocean Hostel it's a great place to volunteer! It is a very warm and cute place, it feels like a home, the staff is very friendly and approachable, the location is good, you can walk to the beach and very close to the metro station. Thanks to Vania for making my stay enjoyable.

Aug/07/2017

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Hosted by João

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