Help in our hostel on our Caribbean Island Bocas del Toro, Panama



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  • Description


    I am a Dutch woman (54) that has already lived 27 years in Costa Rica & Panama now. I have a Master in teaching Spanish as a second language. I have built a nice business with (small) Spanish schools & Hostels in 2 places in Costa Rica and 2 in Panama. We need help in the reception but are also looking for a handy man/woman!

    See you soon,

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    By working with us you can learn Spanish and local culture.

  • Help


    Volunteer tasks could consist of one of / or a combination of below activities:

    - help painting walls or painting some nice murals
    - help maintain the hostel clean and organized.
    - reception desk (check in/out of few guests if any).
    - help take care of the dog.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    I like to practise French, German and Portuguese.

  • Accommodation


    A private or shared room in the hostel (depending on availability) with max 3 persons per room. We have a very well equipped large kitchen and lots of spaces to hang out (4 hammocks) and tables to study.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our hostel is located in the center of this little Caribbean town. It is easy to get to the beaches and jungles that surround us by bike and local buses. Surfing and diving are really awesome here. We have kayaks that you use without cost. People here have much more freedom than they have in the city and even the curfew (10 pm ) is not always observed. Quite some restaurants and bars are open. Nature is extremely beautiful now that there are not so many visitors.
    We also have a team of volunteers to clean beaches and villages and we meet every saturday to do this. You are very welcome to join us. Each last Sunday of the month you can do a free clean-up dive (if you are a certified diver).

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have a quiet space with lots of spaces to be alone, we have free coffee and tea and of course; very good, reliable Wifi. I am teaching online myself so I make sure Wifi is always working; we rent out rooms by day, week or month for very reasonable prices or when you can do volunteer work, for free of course.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    4 hours per day or 24 hours per week

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Host ref number: 298345628721