Help cleaning a spectacular place

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The Exchange

Would you like to work in a calm and pleasant place, in a really friendly atmosphere? If so, we are waiting for you! We are looking for someone hard working to help us in our hostel. The job responsibilities includes cleaning, making beds, gardening and reception too. We are a small team working to make Parlakk Hostel the best place to stay.


32 hours of help per week

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

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

1 day off per week

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Discounts on Restaurants: Get discounts at nearby restaurants.

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

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

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Fluent English or Beginner Portuguese

Over 23 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 expect you to have a good work attitude, be helpful and friendly. Housekeeping includes changing beds, cleaning common areas and the kitchen. Sometimes, we may ask you to help us in the reception. We expect you to be detail-oriented and support guest assistance when it is needed. All duties depends on the demand of the hostel. We are flexible about the schedule: it´s just a matter of talking.
In exchange, you will have a bed in a shared room with other team’s members and you can use all the common areas and free wifi. You can cook in the equipped kitchen and use the swimming pool. You will have one day off.

Activities & Shift

We would like you to help cleaning the common kitchen, bedrooms and all common areas, vacuuming the living room, besides cleaning the showers and toilets. Help with changing the bed linens, general housekeeping and emptying wastebaskets.


- It is not allowed to smoke in the hostel, so this work would be more suitable for a no-smoking person.
- We have a small staff, so we need a person who is motivated to help.
- We also prefer a positive person to work and share the duties with us.
- You will have a bed in the teams room. Unfortunately, we cannot offer you bed linen, pillows and blankets.