Hang out at our hostel and bring us your skills in the center of Panajachel, Guatemala



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  • Description


    We are a medium size guest house (14 rooms for 28 beds) offering high quality rooms (dorms or private rooms) at a fair price because we want our guests to stay at the perfect spot to explore the lake Atitlan.
    We are 2 managers and we have 2 cleaning ladies helping in the morning

    We are located in the center of Panajachel
    Less than 5 min walk from the lake and very close to anything in town (5 min walk from bars, restaurants, shops, supermarkets, ...)

    This place is an extra for us because we love to travel, we explore a lot of countries and we want to share that passion !! Therefore we are looking for someone who share the same values than us, someone proactive in managing the place and suggest us some improvement and someone willing to stay at least 4 weeks.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are looking for people responsible because we offer a lot of freedom during the volunteering. YOU are in charge of the place during your shift.. So of course we will explain you everything and give you freedom when you feel you will be OK.

    Cultural exchange will be with our guests and other volunteers.. We try to take volunteers with diferents backgrounds so they can bring something differents to our place : new ideas, new concepts, and bring as well their skills (artist, website, constructions, ...)

    If you want to start a project ( building a shelf, a table, new painting, ...) we are most of the time ok with that so either you can teach that to other volunteers, to us or it is the other who will show you that.

  • Help


    We are looking for volunteers who want to have an experience in a guesthouse/hostal.
    Your duties will be : welcoming the guests, showing them the house and answer their questions. Also we work with travel agencies so you can sell shuttles and tours (you get commisions on that).

    We also count on the specific skills of our volunteers : so if you are un artist we might ask you to do some painting, if you're handy maybe we will ask you some constructions (shelf, table, ...), you like photography maybe take some nice pictures of the place to promote it, ....

    And of course we are open to any suggestion and anything you propose to make the place better we will listen to you and see if it would be possible.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Dorm for 4 people max (only the volunteers) with private bathroom and toilet (hot shower and toilet)
    Access to the kitchen and the place is really close to shops to buy food and/or street food
    Good Wi-Fi connexion
    TV in the patio
    Rooftop with view on volcanoes

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Panajachel is the city from where all travelers start their journey around the lake Atitlan.
    From Panajachel, you are also very close to Xela (Quetzaltenango) and it is the easiest place to reach Antigua (3 hours in bus) and Guatemala City (3 hours as well)
    If you have skills that you want to share, you can maybe make a little money by teaching people. Make breakfast for the guest (or any dish), give yoga classes, language cours,... up to you.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    18 hours a week that can be done between 2 and 4 days (so between 3 and 5 days off a week)

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Host ref number: 725791727145