The Exchange

We are looking for a recepcionist volunteer that stay with us for a minimum of 2 months. This person will get the usual benefits of a volunteer plus can earn comission from tours sold. The person will have all duties of a receptionist and work 5 hours daily, 5 times a week and 7 hours one time a week. It is necessary to speak both English and Spanish and to be able to answer emails in both languages.

What you offer

32 hours of help per week

Administration: Help with booking systems and payments.

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

What you get

1 day off per week

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

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

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

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

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

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


Fluent English and Fluent Spanish

Between 25 and 38 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

We require for the candidate to have worked at recepcion or in a similar position before and have knowledge of how to use a reservation system and Excel.

- Check-in/out of guests
- Show guests the hostel
- Handle the cash boxes: Pay suppliers, charge guests etc.
- Answer emails, asign rooms in the system
- Answer telephone calls and facebook requests
- Make the breakfast
- Explain map to clients
- Clean the hostel
- Other

The minimum stay for this vacancy is 2 month. Please enquire for this job ahead of time.

Activities & Shift

15.00-20.00 5x a week
07.30-15.00 1x a week
If the volunteer wishes he can change some of the afternoon shifts to a morning shift (07.30-12.30)