A Flashpackers hostel with restaurant/bar, in Cuenca, Ecuador.
Our hostels have dorms and private rooms.
In the restaurant/bar we aim at creating a more green environment by not having T.V´s, canned goods, or microwaves.
Located in the centre, our rooftop has spectacular view of Cuenca and the Cajas mountains.
We are looking for help in marketing, social media, socializing, party planning, and other activities.
Types of help and learning opportunitiesLanguage practiceGardeningDIY and building projectsCreating/ Cooking family mealsHospitality/TourismGeneral MaintenanceHelp with Computers/ Internet
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
Language practice, international business, international marketing,
We are looking for volunteers to help out at the reception giving guests information about things to do in the area. You will be volunteering with travellers and locals, helping to improve your Spanish.
Furthermore, we are looking for volunteers to help redesign and remodel the hostel and bar-restaurant.
Also people with experience in marketing.
The type of volunteers we are looking for should be sociable and open to a new cultural experience.
Skilled in marketing (especially social media), travel, and communication skills.
What we expect from volunteers: responsible, considerate, enthusiastic, have initiative, helpfulness and positive attitude…Minimum one month commitment.....
We do not need people who need baby-sitters, policing or give us more work more than we already have.
The most important is that we both can share, learn and grow from your time with us…
This host offers a language exchange
This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
You can contact them directly for more information.
Bed in our dorm room and a meal with each shift that you help. 20% off food & drink, WiFi
What else ...
We're directly across the street from a local farmers mercado 9 de Octubre, the Plaza Civica, six blocks from the bus station, three blocks from the main plaza "Parque Calderon" and a 5 minute walk to the tourist area "Calle Larga." Our Cuenca location boasts an amazing rooftop view of central Cuenca and the Caja mountains.
A little more information
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Can host digital nomads
As we are a hostel we provide co-working spaces for both our volunteers and guest.
How many Workawayers can stay?
More than two
5 hours a day 5 days a week
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Accuracy of profile:
Very outgoing and good with guest, always having something to communicate with them.
Likewise the guest enjoyed passing time with him.
He also has very good bar-tending skills and extraordinary masseuse.
I wish Michael all the best in his other Workaways and other
Always willing to help out and give recommendations when asked.
Loved by both staff and guest. He someone that would be a plus any placement.
This is someone you’d love to have on your team forever but unfortunately he has to keep moving.
All the best Efstathios and
The work is easy, not stressful and you are in a good area to go for a beer or
A huge plus of this place is working with the volunteers, staff and Daniel and Andrea. The staff and volunteers ended up feeling like a family as you work closely together. Andrea is really warm and welcoming, asking for feedback
La estadía estuvo muy buena, compartimos el dormitorio con 2 amigos una argentina y un chileno, muy buen ambiente entre voluntarios.
Se puede usar la cocina en algunos horarios para cocinar.
Quito es muy muy bonito.
As for work, she is a quick learner and always willing to help out where ever needed. Very organized, trustworthy and can work along without be supervised.
We enjoyed having her
He was never afraid to try new activities and ask question when needed.
Thomas is someone that will be a plus to any project … he is on the right track and I wish him all the best in life.
Big thanks!!! The place is supercool, we planed to stay there for 2 weeks but end up for 2 months and half and it was amazing:))) the staff people are very relax and easy going. They are open and flexible about your free time and in general. When you work you dont feel pressure, that makes you want to give a best of you. Hugs and
He is very friendly to everyone and I recommend him for future volunteering opportunities.
Lara with her multitude of hospitality skills organized; gust relations, housekeeping, food menus the events.
Jim with his background in management; was able to reorganize and overseeing our social media and direct marketing. Also, took part in the selection and
We truly recommend this place!
Also more than willing to learn new things.
My feeling is that Simon will be a great asset to any host.
All the best to you Simon
All in all an awesome experience and I can really recommend to stay there.
Thanks a lot Tony and all the best for the future!
All the best
… I know that he will be an asset to any host.
All the on your journey and you always have a home here.
It was great having you here...our door is always out.
All the best on the road