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The WP for this position must be very sociable, have high level of energy, VERY good communication skills (fluent english & portuguese) and be fit to do Hikes and long walks. You will be responsible to plan, inform, invite and lead groups to do our Free Tours, to go to Parties and promote Bar Games (Beer Pong, Karaoke, etc). Also important to get guests contacts, take pictures and make videos of the whole thing! Lets make people happy!Learn more
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52 Meeting international travelers
50 Practicing English
47 Meeting locals
46 Immersing in the local culture
39 Practicing Spanish
22 Developing social awareness
You don’t often find a real home away from home when you’re traveling. Luckily, I found one at Pura Vida. Truly one of the best hostel experiences I’ve ever had and it’s felt like family. The vibes, the environment, the facilities, it was a truly wonderful place to not only enjoy Brazilian culture and its people, but to also engage with other visitors at the hostel. Felipe is a wonderful host and wants the most out of the people he has as WPs and the people who just come to visit. Pura Vida isn’t just a hostel, it really is a second home.
2 months ago
I had my first volunteer experience at Pura Vida and my only complain is that it ended too soon! I had to leave for personal reasons, but the short time spent in Pura Vida is now one of my fondest memories:) The place has an amazing energy and will have a lasting positive impression on anyone open to new adventures, meeting new people and experiencing Rio in a vibrant, unusual way! Felipe, who's "in charge" of the WP team is a super friendly, comprehensive and transparent host - not to say he's perfect, but he's able to recognize his mistakes and be humble
3 months ago
I had a wonderful time at Pura. I especially like how volunteers and guests have mixed housing. The result is an incredibly inclusive, social environment. The location of the hostel is prime (2 min from nearest Market and Copacabana Beach). This experience allows you to immerse yourself in the local culture, practice Portugese, and connect with amazing people. I highly recommend this experience to those that have doubts. Feel free to reach out to me with any questions :)
6 months ago
You get more than what you expected! Felipe and Dalton carefully pick the people that volunteers at this awesome Hostel. It has a unique vibe that’s contagious and you don’t want to leave at all! Hosts are very clear with house rules and communicate efficiently, plus they’re flexible with accommodating schedules if needed. There’s always something going on as far as tours or activities with the guests. These almost two months past by so quickly and I’m hopeful that’ll be back soon. Thanks to every single person that helped me and made me feel at home. I’ll take those memories with me!
11 months ago
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