Volunteer in a new, small hostel with good energy in Quito, Ecuador

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Ecuador

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  • Description

    Description

    This hostel was created from the heart by two sisters. Johanna, hotelier lover, graduated in hotel and tourism management with more than 5 years of experience in the hotel service and Cynthia, internationalist and passionate traveler.

    We are a traveler community in Quito related to conscious, sustainable tourism and fair trade, which promotes the values of peace, respect and collaboration as the essence of tourism practice.

    Our hostel is located on Luis Cordero/Reina Victoria; is about 5 mins walk from Plaza Foch and close by bus or taxi to the Old City, Artesanal Markets and plenty of bars and restaurants to suit any budget.

    The dorms and rooms are all beautifully fitted with polished wooden floors, super-comfy mattresses and quilts ~ necessary for Quito nights ~ really comfortable sitting/TV room with Netflix and a great selection of DVD's; a really well laid out and equipped kitchen and breakfast room, a Pergola and BBQ/roof-top area. Local artists have decorated the walls, and we have tons of local flora that make you feel out of the city being in the heart of Quito.

    We think that the most important part of having a home is care about the well-being of its all integrates. That is why we try to set up our house like an integral home, we offer Yoga classes, we have a recycling system, we enjoy dinner together and our next project is to build an urban garden, Do you want to help us?

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Working in a hostel is so much fun, you meet travelers and hear stories from all around the world, practice another languages, make friends, participate of the hostel activities, learn how a hostel work, improve your administration skills, live in the most touristic neighborhood in the City.

  • Help

    Help

    Travelers that visit us usually come for the first time to Latin America and have a lot of expectations, we have to help them to feel comfortable, make them feel that this is your home away from home.

    We need help with reception, organizing the reservations, check in/out, light housekeeping duties, In the morning shift you will help with making the beds, night events, laundry, building the garden, bricolage, customer service and take care of the guests.

    We like to work but also like to have a good time, that is why we have our crew nights where we get together to drink and have some food. We are flexible and always aim to make sure you feel comfortable.

    We have morning or afternoon shifts so you will have plenty of free time to enjoy the city and do your own activities.
    What we expect from volunteers is be conscious about the fact that we are opening our house, we are gonna live together. Be responsible about the work that the have to preformed. Be considerate, enthusiastic, have initiative, helpfulness and positive attitude. Minimum one month commitment.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer a private room, share bathroom, delicious breakfast, coffee all the time, tea, kitchen, wifi, tv room, Netflix, yoga mats, patios and the possibility of make a bunch of new friends. Our house is gonna be yours too.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    25 hours week

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Host ref number: 644387483839