We're looking for an energetic volunteer to help us!

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The Exchange

We are looking for someone energetic and responsible to help at the reception, help with guests (when we have them), do some admin tasks and organize our volunteer team (organize, answer questions, and create fun activities). We are a team of 2 (1 owner and 1 manager), with about 10 volunteers. This position is great for someone who wants some experience at a retreat center (hotel + events + nature) and working with people :)


What you offer

30 hours of help per week

Kitchen Hand: Help prepare, finish and serve meals.

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

Administration: Help with booking systems and payments.

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


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.

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

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

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

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 Drinks: Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

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


Requirements

Intermediate English and Intermediate Spanish

Over 20 years old

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


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

For this position we are asking for a longer term stay (12 weeks min) to help us with more continuity. Interns pay a smaller fee of $5/day (the fee for regular volunteers is $12/day) in exchange for someone who can commit more time and take on more responsibility. We offer all meals of home made food. We serve mostly vegetarian with vegan and gluten free options. You have options for accommodation depending on what is available and what you prefer.

Currently we are young and growing project. Our growth is organic (a labour of love) because we do everything by hand. Having longer term stays helps us have a more knowledgeable and close knit group!