Best hostel in the Algarve wants your time and energy

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The Exchange

Only apply if you can handle the awesomeness of helping at the best hostel in the Algarve! You will work hard but play hard to! Enjoy our great atmosphere and the best beaches Algarve has to offer too. Take our free bikes for helpers and explore the surroundings after a hard day at work, you deserve it! Training is provided for any position you take at the hostel, so just go for it!


32 hours of help per week

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

Kitchen Hand: Help serving and organizing meals.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Lunch: Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Dinner: Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Cook your own meal: Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Bikes at your disposal: Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.


Fluent English

Over 20 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Our terms for you to be at the hostel and help us are always based on you having free lodging and 3 meals a day!
The base for this to happen its always the necessary work that needs to be done in order to keep our hostel in top conditions to welcome our guests.
We like to underline that this would be your house too, so we expect a special attention to cleaning details, we do try to keep it clean on a permanent basis.

Activities & Shift

Here is an example of working schedules:

Monday - Cleaning or Reception + dinner support
Tuesday - Day off
Thursday - Cleaning or Reception + dinner support
Wednesday - Day off
Friday - Cleaning or Reception + dinner support
Saturday - Cleaning or Reception + dinner support
Sunday - Cleaning or Reception + dinner support


We request dynamic helpers to get guests participating in our activities, keeping a really pleasant atmosphere and respectful environment at all times.

We expect a proactive attitude when guests are around the hostel and it will be necessary to take guests out and get them actively participating in our events/parties/tours.

Remember, we are a TOP RATED HOSTEL!