Live for FREE in Rio de Janeiro! Work and trade opportunity.

(2) type of jobs available. Please specify which one you are interested in and why. Thanks!

Want to LIVE IN RIO for FREE???

We have an amazing work and trade opportunity for you!
Work as a night receptionist in fun and relaxed environment. For compensation receive a free place to live in one of the most amazing cities in the world!

There are 2 positions that are available. If the calendar is marked Yellow then only one position is available. If it is marked Red then both positions are filled. Preferably you can speak English and minimum basic level Portuguese. If you cannot speak Portuguese you can apply but we advise you to start learning the basics - it will help you at the hostel and also getting around Brazil. This is a medium to long-term stay opportunity. We favor travelers staying a minimum of 3 MONTHS or more. If you are only in Rio for a week or two need not apply - but you are totally welcome to come to the hostel as a guest! (Preferably solo travelers, we have bunk accommodations and prefer very sociable people that enjoy mingling with the other guests).

Living in a hostel means hostel living! You will live in the staff quarters separate from the hostel. Here you have a hammock, couch, comfortable bunk bed with real mattresses, closets and all the amenities to make you feel at home. The bathroom is shared with the hostel. There are 5 showers and 4 bathrooms in our home. In addition there is a fully-furnished kitchen, Patio, Living room and Computer room. Our hostel is located around the corner from the supermarket, pharmacy, bakery, several restaurants. We are also walking distance to Flamengo beach, Lapa,

Here are some of the many benefits:

- Live in one of Rio's top rated hostel for Free - the savings is exponential!
- Meet amazing people from all over the world!
- Perfect Location! Your new home will be minutes walk to the beach and right around the corner from Rio's nightlife and city center.
- Free breakfast everyday!
- Free laundry facilities, Free WIFI use and Free use of the hostel facilities including computers, kitchen and living room area.
- Enjoy staff benefits and discounts!
- This offer never expires - as long as you would like to be apart of our team, we would love you to call us home!

IMPORTANT: Please only apply for months that are available on the calendar. Travelers are always coming and going, so we are unable to have advanced notice for open positions. We advise checking back in frequently and closer to your travel date to find out if a position is available. We often are not able to tell you several months ahead of time if there is an opening - but don't give up! Contact us close to your date of travel to find out if a position had opened. Even if you are already in Brazil, it is not to late to ask. Thanks for understanding and we hope to see you soon!

This job is a LONG-TERM PAID position (no accommodations).

We have 3 (Day-and-Evening) Receptionists positions that are REQUIRED to speak Intermediate - Advanced level Portuguese and English. Social, outgoing and self-motivated people are needed to check guests into the hostel, do introduction maps of Rio, manage sales items and manage/maintain the hostel. These positions are long-term so they may not always be open, but you never know when we will need a new person to fill this coveted position. Experience working in a hostel and knowledge of Rio de Janeiro is a big PLUS.
**Expect 5 month minimum for this position (preferably more). We expect a serious commitment to your time here - short term travelers or people unsure of your schedule need not apply.

BENEFITS: Work in a fun and relaxed environment, enjoy breakfast when working morning shift, staff discounts, bonuses when a job well done, go on tours provided in the hostel for free/discounted.Developed by world travelers, Discovery Hostel in Rio de Janiero provides backpackers and budget-minded globetrotters all the comfort of a boutique hostel and the coziness and warmth of a home-stay. We have a strong focus on creating a clean, open and friendly social environment making Discovery Hostel the ideal base for travelers who want to explore Rio and have an experience of a lifetime.

Visit to see pictures of our place and detailed information about the hostel.

We are currently the #1 Hostel on for specialty lodging! :)




Job first posted: 04 August 2013