Help out in our small hostel in La Roma, CDMX

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The Exchange

The first hostel in Mexico City, it is located in a small old house in a great street. It is not a party hostel but rather hosts serious backpackers with usually amazing traveling plans. We are looking for responsible travelers with an open mind, a work ethic and that can work as part of a team. Its important to have a confident level of English, and great if you know some spanish too. Work includes reception and some basic cleaning.


What you offer

32 hours of help per week

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

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

Administration: Help with booking systems and payments.

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


What you get

3 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.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

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.


Requirements

Intermediate English

Over 18 years old


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Please contact us ONLY if you can stay for at least 5 weeks, (no exceptions, sorry). We receive many applicants so please try to be specific about your dates in your email, no need to write a long description since we take a look at your profile and have a skype or whatsapp interview.
We give preference to travelers who speak some Spanish, But English is essential as this is the common language spoken by our team, and a language spoken by most of our guests.


Activities & Shift

Volunteers typically work 4 shifts per week, the total hours can vary, but typically its 2 afternoon shifts and 2 night shifts.

The help includes reception, cleaning, answering phone and door, managing the computer system and giving directions, recommendations and orientation to the guests. You can have other tasks or activities, we can work around that, but it is very important that volunteers know how to do all shifts.


Rules

There is zero tolerance to any type of drugs, sex in the hostel or heavy drinking.