Private School Villa de Leyva, Colombia

4 reviews4

Have a language and cultural exchange in Colombia

Immerse yourself in the local culture
4 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with international travelers
4 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Teaching Languages
Teach a language to guests or local communities.
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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
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 Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
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.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

We are a private language institute located in Villa de Leyva, Colombia, a few hours north of Bogota and we are looking for native speakers to teach their language, especially English, to students of all ages: children, teenagers and adults. We also have social impact programs and need help to go to rural schools to teach English to children from low-income families.

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  • Fluent English or Fluent French
  • Between 20 and 60 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

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Stay at least
4 weeks

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4 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks


Private School


Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

4 Immersing in the local culture

4 Meeting international travelers

3 Practicing English

3 Meeting locals

2 Practicing Spanish

2 Get in touch with nature



My experience was great 🤍 I would really recommend if you want to be outside the caos of big cities for a while. the school, the house and the city are all nice. Anais is also very kind and dedicated.

8 months ago

United Kingdom


My second experience as a volunteer. It was great, you get to know new people and also you get to learn so many things about yourself. The experience as a teacher was great, all my classes were individual which made it easier as a first experience in the teaching field. Apart from that, I could meet the other travellers from different corners of the world. It was great as I learn about other cultures and also from the great Colombian culture too. Anaïs was also so kind and helpful at all times.

about 1 year ago



Great experience to learn spanish and to practice your english. The school is a for-profit institution, so don't go there expecting you'll have a traditional social impact on the comunity. The infrastructure is great: the school has multiple rooms with bords, markers and books. The classes have usually one or two students at time - they're very polite and eager to learn. The city is tiny and very touristic - it's a beautiful place but if you are used to a lot happening, you can get bored. The owner and all of the teachers I've met were great people and many became real friends.

over 1 year ago



Esta fue mi segunda experiencia haciendo un voluntariado. Fue una muy linda experiencia, conocí otros voluntarios de distintas partes del mundo y pude disfrutar de la vida tranquila en Villa de Leyva. El lugar es lindísimo y viene muy bien si uno quiere descansar y conectar con la naturaleza. También me gustó ser parte del instituto y disfruté muchísimo de conocer las escuelas locales rurales :) Recomiendo la experiencia

2 months ago

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