Work in this beautiful and best rated Artistic Residency

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The Exchange

We are an Artistic Residence and Hostel based in Mexico City, we support artistic projects focused on social improvement. We offer a bed and food in exchange for working in one of our 4 shifts (morning, afternoon or night). Tasks are simple, responding and writing emails, attend guests, do check-ins and check-outs and keep the place clean. Volunteers can use the atelier (workshop) as well. And take the classes from our resident artists


6 hours of help per day

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

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

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

What you get

2 days off per week

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

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

Get free drinks or beverages.: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

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


Intermediate Spanish or Intermediate English

Over 18 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We are looking for someone who can be relax and would like to learn. We give lots of workshops and depending on the time of the year there will be artists creating in the atelier.

So if you are close to paintings, music, dance, photography or any kind of artistic expressions this will be a great place for you to be.

It is very important for us the treat to every person who works here and to every guest who passes by.

Activities & Shift

Write emails to guests.
Do check ins and check outs
Make the beds.
And help our cleaning team member to keep the place clean.


Keep it clean
Be nice
Have fun
Be quiet after 10.30pm
Don't get drunk during your shift.