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What you offer

4h

Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get

1

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.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
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The Experience

Help us with a little bit of everything :) Reception, breakfast, baby sitting, gardening (cutting the grass, watering and planting flowers); fixing things, painting rooms. All you can do that is good for us ;-)

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Requirements

  • Fluent Portuguese

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Jul
Aug
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Oct
Nov
Dec
Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
6 weeks

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  • a) How was your experience with this host?
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  • c) How much did you spend on this trip?

39 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Pousada

4.5

Learning & Fun

5.0

Brazil

5

It is definitely a place that I highly recommend you to go. The work was super easy, people are nice and trancoso is a beautiful place to be.

Jan/03/2020

Brazil

5

When i got there its was the worst day in my life, my boyfriend had just bronken up with me, but then, i started to realize that i was in a awesome place, and everything about it was great. Trancoso is a magic place, and the Jacaranda pousada is a peacefull calming relaxing place to be at, the staff were so friendly and kind to me, I'm thankful for all. I've met so many cool people, that ill carry in my heart for the rest of my life . i hope someday i can go back there. So if you're having doubts about going, dont hesitate, just go!

Feb/09/2017

Brazil

4

it was my first experience as a WP and it was very nice. Analice is a good person and makes the jacaranda a peaceful and cool place to be.Trancoso is amazing. I met a lot of nice people, i saw the most beautiful landscapes. definitely is a good place to visit.
About the garden ( my function) is very simple,pick up the falling leaves, water the plants, take the trash out, and some other simple stuff. just be careful with '' the Bahia sun" (haha).

Feb/01/2017

Brazil

5

My experience at Pousada Jacarandá was even better than I expected. Analice is a really nice and kind host. The pousada and its vibe are amazing, all the employees are really supportive and helped me every time I needed. I can say it was an unique experience and it will be a pleasure to go back to Pousada Jacarandá to work there again or just to visit the people I knew there. I would recommend Jacarandá for everyone who wants to have an incredible experience in every way.

Jan/26/2017

Uruguay

4

It was my 1st experience as a WP and it was very nice. Trancoso is an amazing place The Pousada is wounderful!The job is quiet and the owner Analice is friendly and kind as well as James. My recommendation is to improve the volunteers' room and clean it.I was in high season(Revelion) so that everything becomes more difficult. Besides, the room is for 4 persons and most of the month of my staying we were 5p.It would be helpful for the volunteers to be able to use the kitchen at a certain time.I thank Analice for the opportunity to live this experience also Debora and Andi who are very nice.

Jan/23/2017

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Hosted by Bianca

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