We're looking for a volunteer handyman


The Exchange

Help us with various repairs around the school, such as sanding and painting, building things, small electrical work, etc. And also to remodel and reclaim our plants and gardens around the house.


What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Painting & Decorating: Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens


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.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

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

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

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.

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


Requirements

Intermediate Spanish or Fluent English

Between 25 and 40 years old

Be from outside Colombia

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

We are a Spanish language school in Medellín, Colombia. We focus on not just *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️learning*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ the language, but also getting the chance to *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️practice*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ and *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️apply*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ the language. We do this through connecting students with locals and developing events and activities that push students out of their comfort zones to speak Spanish with native speakers. We organize cultural events within our community for people to connect and to apply what they've learned in class.

As a volunteer you'll be part of our team to support us in our mission to create language and cultural connections for a friendlier and more understanding world.


Activities & Shift

You will be doing different tasks in the house, helping with the logistics of the cultural activities and to creating community with our amazing staff, locals and students.

We don't specific shifts as they depend on the project you will be working on and also in your classes schedule. We put your classes as a priority.


Rules

We have normal rule to co-living like:

Be super organized
Zero tolerance with drugs
Responsible use of the alcohol
Not overnight guests (you can bring friends to the school but they can’t stay)
Be respectful with everybody in the school