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Hostel Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

4.5
106 reviews106

LINHA DE FRENTE NO BAMBOO BAR


High demand host
This host has received 5 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
42 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Connect with the locals
40 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
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What you offer

30h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Cooking
Choose the menu, pick ingredients and cook delicious dishes.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Bartending
Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.
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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.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes 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.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
Support
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Insurance
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The Experience

Vem fazer história no nosso bar. Se você é comunicativo, curte uma cerva e uns drinks e gosta de fazer amizades, essa vaga é para você. Além dos drinks, servimos lanches deliciosos. Buscamos voluntários comunicativos e proativos, com experiência básica em bar. O resto a gente ensina. Vai limpar o salão, preparar caipirinhas, servir cervejas e assar pizzas e burguers. Ah, e vai dar apoio aos eventos semanais que rolam aqui tipo churrascos!

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Requirements

  • Intermediate Portuguese or Intermediate English
  • Over 24 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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Availability

Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Stay at least
4 weeks

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106 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Hostel

4.0

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

42 Meeting international travelers

40 Meeting locals

36 Immersing in the local culture

30 Practicing English

29 Practicing Spanish

25 Developing social awareness

Nigeria

3

The people were mostly very nice and accommodating. My only complaint was about the room provided for stay. Not very comfortable . As well, it would be nice if they helped to resolve issues and confusions related to the work.

about 2 months ago

Argentina

5

I had a wonderful stay working in Bamboo Hostel, i made good friends and i could know better the city of Rio de Janeiro, the hostel is well located and the tasks for volunteer are well organized, the breakfast is really good, i recommend it.

over 3 years ago


Fabio replied

Thanks David! You were a very good WP! The doors are always open!

Italy

4

Maybe wasn't the best experience in terms of volunteering, be a Worldpaker means exchang skills for an accommodation, during high season we had some problems with that, but we fixed it;
As well I think they should be a little bit more flexible with volunteers hours, just giving some extra days off or a free extra hours when they don't needs us, to let us visiting and join better the city;
But afterwards the time spent there was incredibly amazing , I met extraordinary people, we had such a great time as a team.
THANKS everyone! owners, managers, staff & WP!
ALL OF U ARE JUST AMAZING

over 4 years ago


Fabio replied

Hey, Gio! We apologize for any inconvenience caused but we know that, in the end, the managers changed, I got in, and all was better! :)
We miss you! Hope you're well and havinf fun =***

Italy

4

Bamboo Rio Hostel is a very good hostel in Rio: it's clean, close to the beach, in a very nice neighborhood, it offers a lot of services!
I spent there one month and I really loved all the other wp (volunteers). We create a wanderful friendship and I'm sure we'll see again!
The only bad thing of these hostel was the organization of the owners and of the manager. They don't explain very well what you have to do, but they pretend more than it. Sometimes it seemed like we were really workers with a salary, not just volunteers. The working environment was a little bit heavy and difficult.

over 4 years ago


Fabio replied

Hi, Chiara! Thank you for your review!
I am the new manager now and things are sure different! Thank you for your contribution and we hope you're well! :)

Argentina

5

It was a great experience for me. The purpose of my trip was to meet people from all around the world and learn portuguese language. So Bamboo was the perfect place to stay, it's a really nice hostel, clean and organized, with a beautiful bar where all the guests get together having a good time, drinking beers and the best caipirinhas that Fred and Luisa made. But the most important thing that bamboo has is its staff, they make me feel at home and they help me a lot to learn portuguese.

over 5 years ago

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About the host

Hosted by Fabio

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