Help out in a Eco Hostel located in San Pedro la Laguna in the Lake Atitlan, Guatemala



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    Our hostel is an Eco Hostel located in San Pedro la Laguna in the Lake Atitlan Guatemala. I am the owner Juan and have been working on updating and renovating the hostel while maintaing the ecofriendly side of this beautiful place.

    We are currently trying to improve absolutely every aspects of this Hostel, initially by working on our garden which surrounds all the rooms in the hostel and planting a varieties of species of herbs, fruits and veggies. We are also trying to open a small snack and treat shop based on locals products and medicinal plants. In the future we'd like to implement activities for our guest since we are located in an highly visited area by backpackers and young travelers from every country.

    Lake Atitlan is famous for, climbing volcanoes, learning spanish, discover locals cultures and partying among many others. Everyday is really different, we are looking for someone who enjoys being in contact with people and nature. Work with us and enjoy this Guatemalan priceless spot.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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 would be able to improve your skills in Spanish, or English. Apart from all the activities available close to this area, you could also explore the natural beauty of the nearby trails and national park, also you wont miss the fact that mayan practices are still alive in the Lake Atitlan, you will be able to have a first hand encounter with this culture.

    By working with us you could also learn a few cooking skills, gardening techniques. The hostel industry requires so many different tasks on a daily basis that you'll most likely be involved in activities you never expected! If you are an artist this could be a chance to share you're passion with other people.

    This is an excellent opportunity to use or develop experience in the Eco hostel / Vegan restaurant business in a fun and friendly environment.

  • Help


    xxx We need a volunteer for may as soon as possible. Basic reception work is required xxx

    Looking for someone with experience in cooking vegan-vegertarin food.

    We are hoping to find people who are creative and energetic, whom enjoy doing different things every day. Daily shores include activities such as gardening, helping out in events for the guests, reception, cleaning, shopping or anything that the hostel requires.

    Any type of artistic abilities or previous work experience that you'd like to share can be useful and extremely appreciated!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We ideally ask for 5 hours a day 6 days a week in exchange of a bed in our 6 bed dorm room and dinner every night. We're flexible in this schedule and you'll be able to organize your days off whenever you please.

    You would have access to all the hostel amenities, which include wifi access, free drinking water and coffee, pool table, hot water showers, you'll also have access to our shared kitchen and fruits, veggies and herbs from our garden.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are looking for volunteers who plan to stay for at least one month or more!


  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 429721279451