Help out in a boutique hostel in the heart of the Historical Center of Santa Marta, Colombia

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  • Last activity: 09/06/2021



 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    We're a boutique hostel. Relaxed, clean, modern yet we're in a colonial home from 1725, we have a bar and restaurant. Located at the heart of the Historical Center of Santa Marta, this is where the action takes place. We'd love to have pure breed entertainers and experience leaders. Team members, who are both laid back and proactive, and with a smile to offer the world.

    We're currently working on three social projects to involve tourists in different activities that we describe in detail below

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Language practice
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The'yll learn how the business runs, learn languages, customes, make friends, have a sense of accomplishment. Workawayers will get breakfast, and accomodation in exchange for their volunteer work.

  • Help


    We need experience leaders to help in our entertaining activities everyday such as movie night, dance lessons, karaoke, tinder night, live music events.

    Also, we're looking for people that care about vulnerable humans, to get locals and visitors involved in our social projects:

    1. musical (dance and folk) activities with underage vulnerable kids from our city, who are escaping prostitution and drugs through dancing.
    2. Also, we want to develop a social project to help grow income of a social foundation that educates kids with special needs. Our idea is to set up an auction event in our hostel as a gallery, inviting wealthy citizens of santa marta to bid for all the kids art work.
    3. Our final undergoing project is to team up with a diving school, and a nursing home for seniors in vulnerable conditions, to get the tourists to dive and catch all the lion fish they can (lion fish is a devastating species that is thriving in the caribbean waters as it has no natural predators), and once a month we'll have volunteers to cook it and serve for the seniors at the nursing home. PADI is already an sponsor. So if you're cool, easygoing, an awesome entertainer and care for the environment and people, you'll want to come! Cheers!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Single beds in the hostel in a volunteer room

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Transportation is available to any place of the city and surroundings, within 2 blocks of the hostel. Time off activities may include visiting national parks, beaches, museums, party, etc.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    25 hours

Host ref number: 158992242947

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