Help us serve the best breakfast ever!

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The Exchange

The Worldpackers in this position will help us to prepare and serve the best breakfast to give love and a lot of energy to our guests to start the day. We need you, your smile, passion and energy to make our service and environment even better. We wanna share culture, experiences, smiles and have a great time with you. We are one of the best hostes in Rio and we wanna do the best for our guests. We are counting on you to get even better.


25 hours of help per week

Kitchen Hand: Help prepare, finish and serve meals.

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

What you get

2 days off per week

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.

Discounts on Parties: Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.

Discounts on Pubs: Get discounts at nearby pubs.

Discounts on Drinks: Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Surfboards: You can use our surfboards as much as you want.

Dance classes: Take free dance classes at our place.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Intermediate Portuguese

Over 18 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Besides serving the the breakfast its very important to interact with our guests and to have fun in Rio and here, at Pura Vida Hostel.

Activities & Shift

Your most important task is to always smile, be nice and pro-active!
Help prep, serve and breakdown our breakfast is part of your routine.

Every day you must post something on social media something about the Hostel or Rio and be sure to tag Pura Vida Hostel in your post.

From 7am to 12pm, 5 (five) days a week.


We only offer breakfast. Lunch and Dinner are not included.
The Worlpacker will stay and sleep in a Dorm.