Enjoy the amazing beaches of Veracruz and help us!

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The Exchange

Live and work at large Eco Village riverside sunny hot weather with 2 friendly owners Janina and Carlos & dog. 10 min to beautiful beaches, 10 min lively city Veracruz, attractions, culture, gastronomy, sports. Learn Spanish, want your gardening, landscaping and general maintenance handy man skills. Accomodation is cute, independent, good food at home. Doctors and clinics for any budget, easy Transmuting buses, cabs, airport to other towns.

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

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

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Intermediate English or Intermediate Spanish

Between 24 and 60 years old

Be from outside Mexico

European Union Passport

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

The purpose of Las Higueras Veracruz mexico is to invite a skilled eco landscaping, gardening and minor maintenance volunteer.
We want to keep and improve the outlook and maintenance of this astoning large Eco Village of 1.5 acres, in the middle nature and riverside.
The area is full of different plants, trees, swimming pools palapas and side walks that need frequent garden maintenance.

The designated accomodation is a 2 levels bedroom with badroom, mini fridge, & stove.
Bike available.
Kayak available
Great hot weather

Activities & Shift

A work day looks like: Eat breakfast early with or in the family home, start working at the earliest time in the morning during 3 hours to avoid high temperature of tropical climate, eat your own lunch, have time for you and at 4 pm -6 pm work for 2 hours. Shift is flexible.

2 days off are flexible or Monday and Tuesday


After 10 pm no parties in the property
Not receive companionship to stay over
Good manners
Respect private property and personal belongings owned by hosts