Help us and exchange culture from all over the world! :)

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The Exchange

Our establishment is located at downtown San Jose where is surrounded by great variety of fine restaurants and nightlife, also we are very closed to all mayor bus stations to beaches and touristic spots, we have volunteers from different places around the world so the volunteers will be able to practice Spanish and English with our staff and also to exchange experiences and knowledge with them.


24 hours of help per week

Night Shift: Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.

What you get

2 days off per week

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Intermediate English or Beginner Spanish

Between 18 and 60 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We are looking for calm people that wants to share their cultural experiences and knowledge. We are a familiar house that works as a hostel so we work with the main Costa Rican projects and cultural characteristics as peace, open mind relations, respect for nature, helpfull attitude and others. So this is the way we try to share with our guest. We offer the same conditions as a hostel but by the familiar atmosphere we have in here. Let us know what you can offer and what you expect!

Activities & Shift

Your functions as a worker will be easy to make. First you will be as receptionist doing simple things as giving information to the guest, charging for services, doing the check in-check out work and others activities as checking reservations. You will always have someone to help you, an our phones are always available to talk with you in case you need it. Finally if you have some other skills that support our project let us know, there is many things you can do like painting and others.


We have some rules you have to follow as respect the guest all the time, collaborate with a clean environment, always have an a good attitude when you are working and finally we support the idea to fix problems speaking, so you can always talk with us in chase you need something or if you see that something is wrong, just let us know.