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Eco Lodge San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala

4.5
19 reviews19

Eco Hotel - social media marketing, photography, webdesign

Connect with the locals
9 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Connect with nature
6 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Needs help immediately
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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Content Writer
Write, edit and publish inspiring content.
Photography
Take, edit and provide amazing photos.
Video Making
Create, edit and publish digital videos.
Social Media
Maintain and update social media channels.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
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The Experience

We are looking for somebody who loves marketing and social media, who knows how to create posts that capture attention and animates people to interact and share. Additionally you also love to take photos and videos and maybe even word press to help us update our website. If this sounds like you, we are looking forward to working with you.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate Spanish and Fluent English
  • Over 20 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
Stay at least
4 weeks

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19 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.0

Eco Lodge

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

9 Meeting locals

6 Get in touch with nature

6 Meeting international travelers

6 Immersing in the local culture

5 Learning about sustainability

5 Developing social awareness

United States

4

This volunteer is great I loved the job I did and the people, I chose the 25hrs per week and it was enough, its hard work in all areas, I was in kitchen and it would get super busy for dinner, all the host would come almost at the same hour to eat and we would only have about and hour to cook/clean and we would end up working a few more minutes/hours.
the dorms were cozy enough and all the nature at the hotel is so pretty. when I left it felt like a was leaving home to go home.
I would recommend this volunteering to everyone, It is home.

4 months ago

United States

3

I enjoyed living around the lake. The hostel is up in the mountain and its in a very beautiful location with much nature. I did agree to do 25 hours of social media for the job but when I got there, it was a lot more strenuous work then I imagined. It was 3 months worth of content for FB + IG including posts, reels, stories, hashtags, captions etc. in 3 weeks worth of working there. I just felt a bit overwhelmed and I wished I had chosen an easier job. I did learn a lot about social media during the stay, but I wouldn't do it again. Also 50% of the time the vegetarian meals had no protein

10 months ago

United States

5

MayAchik is a great place to stay! The staff is super friendly and the town San Juan is charming and safe. The meals are amazing and the dorms are quite comfortable. If you get the chance, definitely stay here!

over 1 year ago

France

4

Working in Mayachik was a good overall experience for me, a place where people can come and chill. There are various tasks where you can help, should it be gardening, building, teaching, cooking, or any other thing! The place has a good vibe and the people working there too, would recommend! (And if you know how to cook, it's definitely a good point)

over 3 years ago

Argentina

4

Fue una experiencia muy bonita y era lo que estaba buscando. El equipo es muy unido y me hicieron sentir muy cómoda.
Con respecto a la comida era vegetariana pero muy rica, yo aumentaría las porciones y trataría que en el plan alimentario no entre ensalada como plato fuerte sino que sea como acompañamiento.
En horarios no hay mucha flexibilidad por lo que los días libre no son juntos y eso para un viajero no es algo positivo para recorrer y conocer algún lugar más retirado de la zona.
Puntos a tener en cuenta, pero en general la pasé muy bien y fue una experiencia muy linda.

29 days ago

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Response Time
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1 published videos
This host has 1 published videos showing a little bit about their place

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