Volunteer at a hostel in Cali - Escape from your reality! Colombia



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    We are a young hostel promoting a cultural interaction between guests and local friends. Our main goal is to provide our guests with the best service and experience this city can offer by showing them both the best and worst things of our society. We got big beds, comfy beds, a well equiped kitchen, nice social areas and a open bar.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Help


    We are looking for young vibrant backpackers that want to learn and see more than just the usual turistic spots. We have a nice open area, we need help with it, helping 5 hour per shift - creating activities for guests, keeping the area clean, and getting along with our usual local customers. When your shift is done you can go out with the guests and friends with FREE ACCESS to some of the best clubs in Cali.

    Also as a volunteer you have free group salsa classes at the hostel a couple of times a week and access to private lessons at a discounted price.

    We love art and have interventions all around the house, If you are an artist and our place inspired you to create, feel free to paint any Wall.

    Some digital marketing knowledge is also welcome :)

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are focused on giving an authentic local experience, with unique tours and special recommendations.

    The hostel is also a meeting point for an intercultural exchange of young locals and entrepreneurs that are highly involved in the local music and salsa scene.

    We host a language exchange every Wednesday evening, where you will be able to practice and improve your Spanish with local people who are keen to practice their English!

    We organize 7 vs 7 football matches at leats 2 to 3 times a week where both boys and girls can play!

    We have dancing classes avilable everyday - salsa, bachata, merengue and reggaeton! After the class, you can practice at the local clubs with local partners due to the city´s active nighlife.

    There's a homemade lunch everyday of the week and you will be able to try our local cuisine and its different flavours.

    As volunteers you have free access to the street food tour, San Cipriano Biosphere Reserve, and more activities inside and outside of the city.

    You also get a FREE NIGHT at our partner hostel on the beautiful Colombian Pacific Coast.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    We count with a big and spacious house with a capacity for 15-30 people. It is divide between 5 different rooms, each one with big comfortable beds . We have an audivisual room that has two conmfy sofas, television, cable and video games. Theres is a beautiful garden which is also secret and has its own bar. We also count with two kitchens that have all the tools that you may need to cook.

    You would share the bathroom with the guests of the hostel, there are three showers in the big bathroom and one in the room you normally use.

    A delicious breakfast is provided daily and theres restaurant service at lunch hour from monday through friday, You can also find Snacks, beverages, drinks and other tipes of food available throughout the week .

    There is also free Wi-Fi throughout the hostal.

    The volunteers will have a bed and will have the same service that the hostel provides to our guest.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are based in the heart of the city, Centenario, one of the best and safest neighborhoods in Cali. It surrounded by restaurants, bars and nightclubs and has easy access to different kinds of transport, we have knowledge of the most entertaining and beautiful places of the city.

    On your free days you can see the different options around the city. We are few hours away from the pacific ocean, one of the most natural and beautiful regions of Colombia. We started a new hostel there called Pacifico Hostel - you will get a free night gift-card!

    We are the capital of Valle del Cauca and we are also next to Cauca, which is getting popular for its organic/artesanal ground coffee. As the capital of the Valley we are 1 hour away from Buga - beautiful and historic town, famous cathedral and the best crafted beer in Colombia and like this there are many other intermediate citys which have lots to offer.

    There is a lot of horse back riding, parapenting and cutlural activities in town. Also, we are 15 minutes away from the base of the three crosses which is a very popular site to visiti in town.

    You have the mountains, the sea, the valley, the city! You choose.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours per day, 5 days a week.

Host ref number: 524326974873