Handy man in great hostel!

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The Exchange

We are looking for an all-round handyman starting around May/June. We have a team of workers/builders, but our local indigenous staff is not very qualified, so we're looking for someone with a trade background to oversee projects and check regular maintenance. We're really looking for someone who can commit to a longer period (6-months) and besides room and board; This position is paid. We're looking forward to have you join our great team!


32 hours of help per week

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

What you get

1 day off per week

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

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

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

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, 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.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Free Hiking Tours: We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.


Beginner Spanish

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We've got a great team of volunteers and local & international staff. Your position will be somewhat in between volunteer and staff, since you'll be staying with us for a longer period of time and will get paid, but with the advantages and fun of a volunteer position.

Activities & Shift

Daily activities and shifts very much depend on what needs doing that day. There will not be a regular schedule for this position and many tasks can be done at times that suit best for the 'volunteer'.