Have fun on the most beautiful lake in the world!

The Exchange

We're looking for a fun outgoing engaging person to help at our hostel. Bar or restaurant experience a real plus. =) We're famous as being one of the great destinations at Lake Atitlan, one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. You will work 5 five hour shifts a week at the bar/reception checking people in and taking drinks and food orders. Your job is to make sure all guests made to feel welcome and are taken care of.


25 hours of help per week

Tour Guide: Organize and lead tours around the city.

Party Promoter: Help organise and promote parties and social activities.

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

Bartending: Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.

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.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Parties: Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.

Discounts on Restaurants: Get discounts at nearby restaurants.

Discounts on Pubs: Get discounts at nearby pubs.

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

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Get free drinks or beverages.: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.


Intermediate English or Beginner Spanish

Over 22 years old

Be from outside Guatemala

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

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

You get a dorm bed, daily breakfast and diner, a few free drinks while working and discounted food and drinks.

Activities & Shift

Morning, afternoon and evening shifts. Check people in, serve food and drinks, organize travel and tours, play games and party!


We are a business and we will be relying on you, so you are expected to be punctual, clean, etc.