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Hostel Palomino, Colombia

7 reviews7

Volunteering at the reception!

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Connect with international travelers
6 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Immerse yourself in the local culture
6 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
Help with booking systems and payments.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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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.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
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 need a very welcoming person for working at the reception. Check-in and Check out of guests and always ready to help them with whatever they need. Responsible, proactive, and helpful.

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  • Fluent English or Beginner Spanish
  • Between 18 and 35 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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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

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7 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

6 Immersing in the local culture

6 Meeting international travelers

4 Meeting locals

3 Creating true social impact

3 Practicing English

3 Practicing Spanish



I had such an amazing experience at Palomino Sunrise! The hotel, the staff and the location were all amazing. Palomino is a gorgeous & safe town.
The work is so easy, the rooms are nice and all of the staff are super nice and welcoming.
You definitely need to have more than conversational Spanish language skills, as none of the full time staff speak English. Nonetheless, I managed to make it work & made some beautiful friendships!
I would recommend this experience to everyone looking for a volunteering position in Colombia.

18 days ago



Palomino sunrise became my home super quick. All the people are so nice and welcoming. It was just a fun time. Brayan, Leidys, Paola, Davi ,Jonathan and Hegel they are just the best. They welcomed me and made me feel like a part of their team. The hostel is super nice and if there is anything you need they’ll help you. Palomino is a small beach town and the vibe is super chilled. I would recommend this place 100 %. I also improved my Spanish while I was here which is a plus’. The work is very easy and the guest are super nice. Thank you for this amazing experience! I will be definitely back.

3 months ago

France, Metropolitan


This experience was truly amazing, I came to Palomino not knowing anybody and barely speaking Spanish and left fluent with a town full of friends. Hegel and Bryan are the most welcoming person you can think of, they will always find ways to make you feel at home. The other members of the staff are always smiling and with a great joy of life, whether it is Monica, Paola or Yilmer! The tasks are pretty easy, and the staff is always willing to switch shifts or do something else if you dont like doing one of them:) The place is beautiful, really peaceful, and they also have the best wifi in town!

11 months ago

Hegel replied

Lilian was not only the first, was the best volunteer we ever had, he was always friendly, helping our guests, full of energy, funny and responsible! It was an incredible opportunity of life to had him working with us and we will miss Lilian for the rest of our life.



Las instalaciones son muy bonitas, es un hermoso lugar para conectar con personas de todos los países, para practicar el inglés y hacer amigos tanto los huespedes como las personas del equipo con las que estoy muy agradecida por su apoyo y por su disposición. Me voy muy feliz del trabajo que realice en este lugar y de las lindas personas que conocí.

22 days ago



Se los recomiendo de todo corazón, no pude elegir un mejor lugar para hacer mi primer voluntariado. Todos los chicos del equipo son maravillosos y te hacen sentir como en casa. Me gusta mucho que desde el inicio las horas de trabajo fueron muy claras! También me ayudaron a organizar unos días libres.
Las tareas son muy sencillas como ayuda en la recepción o en el restaurante. Me voy feliz .

5 months ago

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