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What you offer


Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

We have a variety of positions including promoting tours and activities, bartending, blogging/social media help and graphic design. Benefits include free accommodation, discounts, and earning points for shifts worked which can be used as currency in the hostel to pay for things, including your bill.

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  • Intermediate English

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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My experience at lake view is one of my best as a volunteer, the staff is very welcoming and fun and becomes a family pretty quickly. The Thai restaurant is amazing so selling something delicious is very pleasant. Big thanks to Esteban who have been very supportive and listening to me to make all he could to make me feel confortable and at home. i would recomend and I will be back ! see you !




Outstanding experience. I spent wonderful days being part of Lake View family with my partners. Special regards to Esteban (the guy in charge of volunteers) and Gregor (the owner of Lake View).

100% recommended. I am sure I will come back someday.


United States


Lake view hostel is a great place to volunteer! You get to experience working in a busy Thai restaurant which is very beneficial and the staff are AMAZING. The staff in the hostel, restaurant and colombia getaway are all very friendly and ready to help out when you need it. I loved my time here and I will definitely be coming back to visit!


United States


I had such an amazing experience at Lake View Hostel. I know i will be back as a guest someday and i would come back to volunteer too. Working in the restaurant/bar allowed me to meet all the travelers and it was a fun environment. The accomadations were great. Guatape is beautiful with many outdoor activities and nature. The best part of all were the people. The fulltimers. Everyone from the reception, incredible kitchen crew, cleaning crew, the owners, the tour guides. Esteban made sure the volunteers were taken care of, Jonathan made sure we got it right :) and Michaela made us laugh!




Volunteering in Lake View was an incredible experience. Since my first minute there I felt so welcomed. Alex and Greg are great. The staff and the volunteers are a big family. The work can be a little bit crazy sometimes (in a good way), but always fun! Esteban, the guy responsible for the volunteers, and his brother are amazing. They’re going to help you with everything you need. Thank you, guys.


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Hosted by Alex

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This host usually answers to 20% of the messages
Response Time
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