Lets Cook some Chocolate in Oaxaca City.

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The Exchange

We need a person who wants to help in the chocolate workshop making chocolate and some chores related to it. Roast and peal cacao. Make chocolate bars. Pack chocolates. The idea is to be at 10:00 am ready to work, and dedicate at least 4 hours of the chore of the day could be peeling, packing or many. We will put schedules of 5 hours of work or if you want to to work 2 shift in order to have 3 days off can be talk and managed.


25 hours of help per week

Kitchen Hand: Help prepare, finish and serve meals.

Cooking: Choose the menu, pick ingredients and cook delicious dishes.

What you get

2 days off per week

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

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.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

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

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

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


Intermediate English or Beginner Spanish

Between 18 and 45 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Its a little workshop, we prepare chocolate in order to sell it for accomplish our program of rescue of Oaxacan Cacao. So the idea is to make chocolate for sell it. We manage diferent types of chcocolate but our hit is the artisan hand crafted cacao bars. 5 hours shift in order to accomplish the task of the day (peeling, roasting, packing, preparing) You will have your 3 meals of the day and we will gave you a bed where to sleep and a room for order your stuffs. Also free rides and we can manage some hikings or visits to place of interest in order to help you to know the city a little better.

Activities & Shift

We have a shift of 5 hours 5 days a week giving you 2 days of and depending if you rather morning or afternoon to acomodate your shift also you can work two shift in a day in order to have 3 days off. We can talk and manage the idea is to make you feel comftable and have a really nice team work. We are a family and Cacao brings us together.


-No cellphone in the workshop area.
-Always be aware of the cleaning in your work area.
-You must be prepared at your hour for work
-No skipping days without noticing
- No hard drugs in the accomodations