Come have a language and culture exchange in Villa de Leyva, Col

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The Exchange

Would you like to work with us? We are an international language institute located in Villa de Leyva, Colombia, a few hours North of Bogota. Famous for its Colonial architecture, white buildings, red-clay tile roofs, stone streets, and large main square, Villa de Leyva is an important tourist destination of international acclaim. We offer different languages, including English, French and German. We work with children, teenagers, and adults.


21 hours of help per week

Teaching Languages: Teach a language to guests or local communities.

What you get

2 days off per week

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.

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


Fluent English or Fluent French

Between 20 and 60 years old

Be from outside Colombia

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We are looking for native speakers to teach foreign languages, especially English, to students of all ages: children, teenagers and adults. Our concept is for students to “learn by conversational classes ”. Classes will be limited to 6 students.

We need you to help us teach your language to children and adults and to make it easier we have different books, audios, videos and more to guide you.

As well as teaching you may be required to do promotional work for the Institute, help run activities at local schools and cultural exchanges within Villa De Leyva.

If you enjoying teaching, working with children and are a friendly person then you will enjoy your time here

Activities & Shift

Hello again, we want to tell you that we have moved,

Now our school works in one of the best hotels in villa de leyva and the oldest.

So we want to invite you to come and be part of this new experience so incredible,

we have a house with two bathrooms and six beds with a confortable space to spend a good time into the house, this is for accommodation within the hotel, there will stay the foreigners, so you will have space to share and make friends.

There is a natural pool and many green areas to enjoy, is only 8 min walk from the main square, we have internet, a kitchen, hot water, and a parking area, we also have the opportunity to spend time at the hotel bar, so you are welcome to spend some time with us in villa de leyva Boyaca Colombia.

We have two beautiful dogs


We will provide you with lodging and the opportunity to improve your Spanish with classes and by interaction with students and the community. You have the option of receiving spanish classes or $50.000 COP weekly depending on your choice.
We want to make you feel at home, have a great experience with us and fall inlove with Villa de Leyva and Colombia in general.
Beyond learning and improving your Spanish, you will have the chance to visit special restaurants, try typical food and drinks, hike mountains and interacting with the friendly locals here.

Villa De Leyva is a safe and beautiful colonial town 3 hours north of Bogota. It is a tourist hotspot that has many diferent internation food of high quality, artensial cafes and shops and a safe location to walk.