Communal hostel is waiting for your help. Come and enjoy the center of food and Mexican culture - Oaxaca




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  • Description


    Located in the centre of Oaxaca city we are a hostel and that has been lovingly built by hand into place for travellers from around the world to experience the culture and traditions of Oaxaca.
    Oaxaca city is a city of revolution, where the local people are proud of their unique traditions, foods and identity. In the valleys around Oaxaca city you find the heart of the Mezcal industry both industrial producers and family producers.
    To the north of the city we have Madre Tierra, the mountain ranges that run through the middle of mexico where we have trekking, mountain biking ziplines cabins and camping available.
    Villages around the city specialise in a variety of artisan trades maintaining the indigenous traditions that existed before the Spanish arrival, textiles, wood carving, clay work and more.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our space in Oaxaca has been built buy the community that have passed through our doors. The murals on our walls painted by people who have been inspired buy Oaxaca and the space we are in and have been given a place to express.
    Oaxaca is a city where there is daily cultural activity from orchestras, to graffiti, handcraft markets to religious parades. We work to provide a place for our guests and volunteers to experience and participate in these events.
    Dance, food, art and craft workshops are available in the hostel and in many of the other cultural spaces in Oaxaca city where it is possible to get immersed in the traditions and culture of Oaxaca.

  • Help


    *️️️*️️️new, we are looking for help with design and installation of solar panels on the house. Had any experience in this growing industry and want to spend some time in Oaxaca, drop us a line!

    *️*️*️We only have a plan for volunteers that reaches two weeks into the future, please contact us close to your date of arrival so we can see our schedule.

    Our volunteers are here to help our staff with their work. Hostel manager, Clarissa started as a volunteer and is a fantastic presence in or hostel. Reno is our bar guy, and Maria is head of cleaning.
    Volunteers will be helping to help our guests, taking shifts at working in reception and providing guests with assistance, We have a slowly growing selection of plants and are working in water recycling projects in the hostel. we also have mescal introduction nights in the bar, salsa nights and multiple excuses for fiestas.
    We are looking for people who enjoy and are interested in these things and can help us share them with our guests.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    spanish, english

  • Accommodation


    Volunteers dorm rooms

    Every morning we have a communal breakfast that is free for guests and volunteers we also have a big kitchen where cooking is advocated and sharing recipes and stories is a bonus.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Oaxaca is the center of food and Mexican culture, the dry valley of Oaxaca is surrounded by cloud forest covered mountains and indigenous villages, mescalerias a things to explore.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 776535162858