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

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The Exchange

We are 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, children or local communities.

Tour Guide: Organize and lead tours around the city.

Party Promoter: Help organise and promote parties and social activities.

Bartending: Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.

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!

Get free drinks or beverages.: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

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.

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


Intermediate Spanish or Intermediate English

Between 18 and 40 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

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.