Are you enthusiastic, creative and hardworking? Then come help us out at reception & entertain guests at our downtown Lisbon hostel.

The Exchange

Our hostel offers breakfast and a communal kitchen. In central Lisbon, it is 5 minutes’ walk from Figueira Square and Rossio Metro Station. Volunteers are expected to mostly help our cool nepali girl staff in the morning tasks from 9am until 1pm, so then you have the whole afternoon and night to explore this wonderful city. Around here you have plently of places to visit by foot. Subway, bus, tram stops are all pretty close.

What you offer

6 hours of help per day

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.

Kitchen Hand: Help serving and organizing meals.

Housekeeping: Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.

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

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Free Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Free Parties: Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.

Free Pub Crawls: Be ready to have fun! Get free pub crawl passes.


Intermediate Portuguese or Intermediate Portuguese

Be from outside Portugal

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

All new members will be followed in the begining by senior team member. It will be given some routine task. After we will need some enthusiasm, creative, hard working and plenty of fun from each of you. Let's have fun :)

Activities & Shift

There is no fix routines daily, but there are some works that need to be accomplished. Checking in & out of guests, serving breakfast and cleaning and changing beds. Shifts are also flexible, but need to be planned at the beginning.


No outside friends are aloud to stay over.
No alcohol during work.
Be with guests as staff member.