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Pousada Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

4 reviews4

Help make our house a home while living in Rio de Janeiro for FREE!

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This host has received 4 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
A traveler recommended this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with international travelers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
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 Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
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The Experience

Help with odd jobs like cleaning, gardening, home improvement projects, housekeeping and preparing breakfast for the guests. In exchange receive free accommodations in our staff dorm. With your roommates you will share a private bathroom, AC, fan, washing machine and area to hang clothing and kitchen. Also receive discounts/free entry to parties and tours and 50% off our bar and restaurant!

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  • Beginner Portuguese or Beginner English

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
6 weeks

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4 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

1 Immersing in the local culture

1 Meeting international travelers

1 Meeting locals

New Zealand


An incredible location in the old Rio. The hosts are great, and staff too. Very welcoming. My jobs were three days a week. Maintaining the garden, painting, cleaning rooms, making breakfast, odd jobs. You are a 15-minute walk to the metro and 20 min to the nearest beach. Such a beautiful time. I made great friends and unforgettable memories. The team is like a family.
Thank you very much to all the people in Discovery. Zion, Lorrain, Daniel. Together always. I will remember this experience for all my life. Kisses. Muitos obrigado, beijois.




I am having a great experience working at the Discovery Suites in Santa Teresa. The whole staff is great plus the owners are really sweet and super chill what makes even better working there.
The duties on the night shifts are pretty easy going, you also get to have some sleep after all the tasks are done after sleeping you'll wake up at some point to start preparing the breakfast.
It's a great deal to experience life in Rio de Janeiro and crashing in a awesome environment for just a few hours weekly of work. Totally recomended and for sure best Hotel I have worked at!!




Não quero ir embora!
Pessoas maravilhosas, ambiente aconchegante e divertido.. isso define o que é a família Discovery! Só tenho a agradecer, principalmente pelo acolhimento, que foi o melhor possível
Espero colecionar muito mais histórias nesse lugar que já considero como minha casa =)




A minha experiência não poderia ter começado melhor!
O trabalho é super justo, todo o combinado é cumprido e os anfitriões te recebem como alguém da família, sempre te oferecendo todo o suporte e ajuda necessários.
Foi uma experiência muito enriquecedora na minha vida e vou carregar todos no meu coração ♡
O pessoal da Staff também são amigos que você poderá levar pra toda a vida.
o Discovery é uma grande família onde sempre serei grata por fazer parte ♡


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Hosted by Discovery

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