Meet people from all over the world living in Bogotá!

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The Exchange

This is mainly a FrontDesk position with a few regular maintenance activities including the kitchen, plants, and bathrooms. You'll get the chance to get in touch with people from all around the world and of course loads of Colombians and Spanish speakers. And of course, you'll be part of our dream and what we want to be, the most important hostel in Colombia.

What you offer

32 hours of help per week

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

Cooking: Choose the menu, pick ingredients and cook delicious dishes.

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

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.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Dance classes: Take free dance classes at our place.

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.


Intermediate English or Beginner Spanish

Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Our reception is open 24/7 and so, during the day we require 3 people doing 8 hours shifts. The morning shift starts at 6 am, afternoon shift starts at 2 pm and night shift starts at 10 pm. You'll be doing 5 shifts a day with two free days a week, in other words, 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. In exchange for that, we offer you lodging, breakfast, 2 pounds of free laundry every week and a cash bonus as follows: If by the 15th or 30th of each month you have completed at least 15 days with us, you'll receive 100.000 COP in cash.

Activities & Shift

Your main responsibility will be at the front desk, doing CheckIn's, CheckOut's and watching over the guests. During your shift, you'll be responsible for the cash and inventory at the Front Desk. We do bathroom's maintenance (not deep cleaning) once a shift and we organize the kitchen twice a shift. We also take care and clean the reception.