Help at our hostel and family home in Villa de Leyva, Colombia



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    We are a Colombian Family with Italian roots, we love to travel around the world, discovering new cultures and ideas.

    I am Miguel and I managed the Hostel with my family, I had been living in Portugal, Italy, Belgium and traveling around the world. I love the idea of meeting new friends from all around the world.

    Colombia is a beautiful place to share and discover the people, food and landscapes, nature, the idea is to share experiences and support each other while you enjoy Villa de Leyva.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    - We offer a room with share bathroom. u
    - We can't offer you the food but feel free tose the kitchen and make you own food.
    - In the hostel we have Wifi / In the countryside we have cows (Milk) and horses. And is a great spot to do hiking.
    - There is the possibility to stay for 2 nights in Bogotá with us and discover the city.
    - You can use our bikes
    - You will discover the beautiful colors of Colombia
    - You will be part of a nice project that your will remember for your whole life.
    - This is not just another volunteer program but the idea is to create a family over years.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    We are a Colombian Family, we love to travel around the world, discovering new cultures and ideas.

    We have a young Hostel just one street from the Main Square and our goal is to be the best hostel in Villa and one of the best in Colombia for 2018!! We need YOUR HELP 1 volunteers to help us with guests, gardening, new projects, breakfasts, promotion, managing bookings online, guide tours, Blog reviews, Seos, online and internet marketing, check in, check outs, tourism and that are willing to propose ideas and changes that will make the hostel grow.

    "You are from a different country, our believes and cultures are quite different, we all have different points of view about life but we have something similar, Dreams, Happiness and Family.

    Be part of our Hostel family, make a contribution and be glad to leave a trace in our Hostel and Country."

    We are looking for a volunteer:
    Proactive and with own initiative. Volunteer should support us in the town, at the hostel doing promotion, Social Media,art project, web design, organic search, marketing, posting, Check in/ Check out, reception, Customer support, social work, support organizing our language exchanges teaching and interaction and advising with guests. The most important thing about this job is that the Volunteer should do the best helping us and trying to bring guests to the hostel, help positioning our brand and position online, so if you are proactive, sales oriented and good with relations and ideas you are the one for this job.
    Feel free to show us your touristic ideas and initiatives.

    The minimum stay time is 2 weeks. This is the perfect time you also need to enjoy Villa de Leyva and discover all the beautiful places.No problem if you want to stay more,

    Do you have any great skill or ideas ? Please let us know, we are always open to receive new ideas.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️We are looking for organized, responsible, PROACTIVE, and easy going volunteers.
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️Volunteers should clean the kitchen after using it, leaving everything as they find it and clean their own bed.
    *️We believe in you, we are cool but you will be also the face of our hostel, so please assume this as the responsibility that it is!

    Looking forward to your message,

    Chao amigos!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Private/share Room with share bathroom.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    - In the countryside is a great spot to do hiking.
    - You can use our bike
    - You will discover the beautiful colors of Colombia
    - Villa de Leyva is one of the more important places in Colombia, as colonial town, full of history, nature and friendly people
    - This is not just another volunteer program but the idea is to create a family over years.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3.5 hours a day, 4 days a week

Host ref number: 242163984667