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What you offer

Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Kitchen Hand

Help serving and organizing meals.


Prepare meals for guests.

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What you get

Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Shared Dorm

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


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

Discounts on Pubs

Another pint, please! Get discounts and enjoy pubs/bars.


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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The Experience

Starting 7:00am to get breackefast ready (cut the fruit, make coffe, serve cereal in bowls, put yogurth on the table, milk and juice, get the bread ready, butter and mermelade) not cooking needed. Breackefast needs to be ready 8:00am sharp and ends 9:30 sharp. 30 minutes to clean up the kitchen and keept stuff in place. 3 hours 4 maximum daily, even when you have only one day off you have the all rest of the day off. 2 people position

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  • Intermediate English or Beginner Spanish

  • Over 21 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

4 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun


I had a awesome time when i was in Mundo Joven, the tasks was the same as my last job so was super easy! People who work there are super cool and ready to help. The bad point was that i worked more than the deal to cover the vacations of another receptionist- 12 days, 8h without free day. I had a change of plans and just stayed 2 months. But I told them that i would like to leave 20 days before! I didn't see the bar open.. people said that the hostel was amazing and with good parties when was open.. I recommend the hostel and im sorry for change my mind about how long i was going to Stay.

7 months ago


It was such a wonderful opportunity working here. I met so many great people from all over the world. "Sra. Jose" always invited me for gordita style tortillas. I even learned how to make tortillas with authentic "Maseca" flour (which I brought home with me to make more lol). We all celebrated Mexican Independence day with piñata, tequila and everything. My assigned job was great too. I only had to work 3 hours a day! With plenty of free time to explore it was a memorable trip.

over 1 year ago


Estuve un mes en Mundo Joven Hostel Cancún. Tengo impresiones opuestas: las personas, compañerxs voluntarixs, en general quienes transitan por el hostal son sumamente agradables y el ambiente acogedor, siempre estamos solo de paso. El mar es hermoso, pero la ciudad es un caos, muy grande, muy cara, contaminada. Lo cierto, es que es un punto estratégico del que te puedes mover a muchas partes de la Riviera Maya con facilidad. Me encantó el hostel y su ambiente, la belleza natural del lugar, pero las formas de interacción humana en la ciudad no tanto. Aunque claro hay de todo.

almost 2 years ago


I must say that I didn't expect to have such a great time. Mundo Joven is full of good vibe and the staff became good friends and family, I leave thankful for the oportunity of being there and to meet lovely people.

almost 2 years ago

About Mundo Joven Hostel Cancún

  • Hosted by Esther

  • New
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  • Response Rate: 20%
  • Response Time: A few hours

About the host

Mundo Joven Cancun is a nice, fun place to stay were you can fell at home. Working with other volunteers were you can fell we are all part of this big family.

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