Busy & fun hostel in San Cristobal needs volunteers - Mexico



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    If you want to stay for a while in Mexico, a charming alternative place of San Cristobal de las Casas and looking for a place to stay and work - join our Hostel Team.

    Here we guarantee great fun and meeting lots of people but you will be busy during your shifts so apply only if you are a team-worker and a hard-working person. Must be Very Friendly! Minimum one month commitment.

    You will be working as a help and together with our regular employees (we employ reception, maintanance and cleaning staff).

    We also have a hostel with capacity for 50 people in OAXACA. Located right in the center of the city with a bar and terrace we accept max of 4 volunteers.

    We are also looking for an ENGLISH-SPEAKING NANNY to help with our 2 kids of 6 & 8 years old: no Spanish needed, minimum 1 month.

    Write to us for more details!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Language practice

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Practice Spanish or other foreign languages, learn about and experience Mexican culture, learn about tourism and hospitality industry

  • Help


    Usually, there are 4 volunteers helping with morning and evening shifts and working together with our permanent staff. The following positions/tasks are available:
    1. RECEPTION: This job is perfect for someone who speaks both Spanish and English. This role includes: receiving guests, completing check-ins, booking tours, making beds, giving advice about the city and Chiapas. It is a great opportunity if you want to learn more about the administrative side of a hostel. SPANISH ESSENTIAL.
    2. HOUSEKEEPING: making beds, laundry, cleaning, shopping at the market. You can get by without Spanish.
    4. GARDENING: We have a small but very beautiful garden that always needs some love. Perfect If you are passionate about gardening, or have experience with permaculture and would like a project.
    5. Short opportunities for video-makers, social media and SEO specialists, yoga teachers, musicians and performers for our Bar.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
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  • Accommodation


    Volunteers room at the hostel.

  • A little more information

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    • 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

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 189616624437