Lovely hostel looking for creative helpers in the center of El Valle de Anton, Panama

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  • Last activity: 28 May 2024



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    We are a trendy hostel in the center of El Valle de Anton, Panama. This area is located in the crater of a volcano, famous for its waterfalls, rivers, hiking, and mud springs. Our hostel is focused on international travelers looking to meet other similar minds. In fact, we represent the tree under which Buddha achieved enlightenment. In creating a sociable and open space, we hope everyone passing through our hostel becomes a little enlightened themselves.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have a total of 4 local Panamanians working full time here and you will get to learn Panamanian culture from them! All of them love food so be prepared to get to know some local dishes - especially patacones made the true Panamanian way.

  • Help


    As a volunteer at our Hostel, your tasks will fit one of the descriptions below:

    Entertainer: This position requires a creative, open, and extroverted person. Your task will be to create little events or activities for our guests and lead them. This can be anything from games, dinners, group hikes/walks - there are no limits!

    Sheet shifter: Volunteers regularly change beds after checkout, wash sheets and make the bed for new arrivals.

    We are also open to volunteers who have specific skills or experience, such as:

    Volunteers that are native in Spanish or have advanced knowledge in Spanish and could offer some Spanish lessons to our guests.

    Filmmakers or photographers to help create content for the hostel.

    Experienced yoga teachers or workout instructors - we offer free yoga and exercise classes for our guests most days.

    Artists and carpenters to help with projects around the hostel.

    We also love individual creativity, so volunteers are free to let us know how they would like to help, whether that be painting, sewing, or handiwork etc.

    Outside of these positions, volunteers are free to explore El Valle and relax in the hostel. Our volunteers regularly hike to local viewpoints and waterfalls and enjoy the sites of El Valle, such as an orchid garden and hot springs. Nearly all of these are within walking distance of the hostel, though volunteers can also take buses or bikes.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We offer volunteers a bed in our dormitory, free breakfast, bikes whenever there are plenty available, and group laundry between everyone.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We usually receive volunteers with a 3 day grace period to see if they fit in with our hostel. So far all the volunteers have been amazing and contributed creatively to our home. After we confirm the volunteers are a fit, they are free to stay indefinitely. We have not rejected any volunteers yet. (Knock on wood)

    We are not a party hostel - if you are a party-loving person this might not be the right place for you.

    * Please only contact us if you are really looking for a place to volunteer - also in case you should have changed your mind after confirming please let us know immediately *
    * We expect volunteers to be clean, hygienic, and organized ( Yes this includes daily showers! )*

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a huge parking lot next to our garden that can be used for vans. ** No direct water connection**

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    3-4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 579139854116

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