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What you offer

25h
Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Handyman

Help with a wide range of repairs.

Gardening

Help to grow and cultivate plants.

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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

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Tent

A billion stars over your head and a comfy tent to sleep in.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

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.

Discounts on Accommodation

Feel free to explore! Get discounts on partner locations.

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Bikes at your disposal

Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.

Surfboards

Right on, dude! Free to use surfboards.

Support
Support

Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance

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The Experience

E ai?Você entende de agricultura? gosta de Plantar? Tem experiência com permacultura, ou qualquer outra técnica agrícola? No canto do Rio temos espaço para plantações, hortas, áreas para relaxamento e contemplação da natureza,mas por falta de tempo e prática deixamos o mato tomar conta. Se você temdisposição e criatividade, e está afim de reinventar esse espaço, venha conosco. Fique a vontade para usar sua imaginação.Se souber marcenaria,melhor!

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Requirements

  • Intermediate Portuguese or Intermediate English

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

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Stay at least
1 week

Talk to those who have lived the experience

2 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

Home Stay

Learning & Fun

Argentina

João and his family are very nice and welcoming and made us feel it home. The hostel is located in a completely different neighbourhood of Rio, no so far from the beach and a lush nature! The house is really incredible, fully equipped and with a nice pool. The tasks were easy and not so demanding, and moreover, we could work with improving the website and the strategy. We would have appreciated a bit more of organisation and communication (we have no doubts that this will improve) . We definitely recommend to volunteer with Joao!

8 months ago

Argentina

It’s been an amazing experience. It got us to know a part of Rio that we wouldn’t have met otherwise, and we learnt how to move through the city. Also, the host family is lovely and very collaborative. We felt as a little part of the family, and I really look forward to meet them again some day. As of the place, it is very confortable, as much the house as the neighbourhood: sociable people, cheerful about foreigners, great food, an amazing sightseeing and a lot of activities. All I have for this trip is good words: I met great people, cool places and I accomplished its purpose.

9 months ago

About Espaço Canto do Rio

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  • Hosted by joao

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    Recently Online
  • Response Rate: 80%
  • Response Time: 7 days

About the host

O Espaço Canto do Rio é um cama e café e localiza-se em uma vila super charmosa e calma, no coração do bairro de Vargem Grande, Zona Oeste da cidade. Perfeita para amigos, casais e famílias, seja em busca de descanso ou aventura, nossas instalações oferecem uma atmosfera caseira e super aconchegante para quem deseja ter uma nova experiência sobre o Rio de Janeiro. A ideia é promover turismo com propósito, onde as pessoas não passem por aqui, m...

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