Live in the Heart of Lisbon

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The Exchange

The Loft Lisbon Hostel is looking for a awesome humans to join us in the summer of 2019. The Loft is located in the heart of Lisbon, and most of the cities attractions are easily accessed either by foot or public transport. We are looking for volunteers to help out with housekeeping, check ins/outs and some cleanning tasks in exchange for accommodation in a fantastic location.

What you offer

28 hours of help per week

Kitchen Hand: Help prepare, finish and serve meals.

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

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

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

What you get

3 days off per week

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.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.

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


Fluent English

Over 19 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Yourself and another volunteer will alternate shifts to ensure you receive adequate time off.

Your day will start at 8 am and finish at 4 pm, during this time your duties will include and not limited too:
*Making breakfast
*Changing linen
*General Hostel cleaning
*Checking in/out guests

Activities & Shift

Depending on the week, you will either work 3/4 days per week, which will be arranged with your coordinator and the other volunteer.

The volunteer shift is from 8 am to 10 pm:

*Opening hostel systems
*Bringing the building dustbin indoors
*Capturing cash flow for the day
*Preparation of breakfast
*Tidying up the kitchen
*Changing linen
*Checking out guests
*Preparing rooms for check-in
*Cleaning of the bathrooms
*General hostel cleaning as indicated to you by your coordinator
*Checking in guests
*Capturing cash flow for the day

We also offer our guests different experiences in the evenings, the volunteers can assist with these events on an ADHOC basis and may receive a small remuneration for this.


The volunteers live in a shared dormitory and we expect all volunteers to keep their personal space clean and tidy.
The volunteers need to abide by the same rules we ask of our guests.
Should a volunteer wish to extend their stay, they should consult with the coordinator within adequate time and the final decision will be made by management based on the value added by the volunteer.