Bar: Make the Best Caipirinhas and Drinks. Let's hang out at night!

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The Exchange

PURA VIDA HOSTEL is looking for energetic Worldpackers to join the Bar Team of one of the BEST Hostels in Rio! The WP should be sociable and have good communication skills. WP with Bartender experience and able to communicate in English and Spanish or Portuguese have more chances. WP that can play the guitar and with a good vibe = PERFECT MATCH! Most of days will work with 1 staff and in the slower days, will work alone. Anyone?

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Music: Perform to entertain guests or community.

Tour Guide: Organize and lead tours around the area.

Party Promoter: Help to promote parties and social activities.

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.

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

Discounts on Parties: Party on! Get discounts and party all night long.

Discounts on Pubs: Another pint, please! Get discounts and enjoy pubs/bars.

Discounts on Drinks: Drink up! Get discounts and order a few drinks.

Discounts on Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Free Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Free Drinks: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Free Parties: Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.

Free Events: Be part of something! Get free events.

Bikes at your disposal: Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.

Surfboards: Right on, dude! Free to use surfboards.


Intermediate Spanish or Intermediate English

Between 18 and 40 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Our Worldpackers Program usually takes between 1 and 2 months.
During the 1st week the WP learns about the Hostel, the neighborhood, the activities and what to expect of the program.
All the tasks are simple and we expect the WP to enjoy the most of Rio and to be fully integrated to our team and routine after a week.
Our goal is to make you happy during your stay and to make this time an unforgetable moment in your life.
This way we are sure you will contribute to make Pura Vida Hostel a better place!

Activities & Shift

- Prepare and open the Bar
- Make drinks and socialize with guests
- Clean the area and close the bar
- Help selling tours and night life
- Go out at night with guests

Work hours:
25hs per week.
Usually 5 days a week, 5hs shift


Breakfast included. Lunch and Dinner are not included.
The worldpacker will sleep in a shared dorm.