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San Cristobal de Las Casa
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 5
Category: Backpacker Hostel
Host ID: 10999
Country: Mexico

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Last Updated: January 31, 2019

If you want to stay for a while in Mexico, a charming alternative place of San Cristobal de las Casas, and looking for a place to stay and work - join our Hostel Team.

Iguana Hostel occupies 2 houses and has capacity for 50 people. We guarantee great fun and meeting lots of people but you will be busy during your shifts and apply only if you are a team-worker and a hard-working person. There are 5 volunteers at Iguana at a time.

We have various volunteering positions working in a 5 hrs x 5 days system. You will be accommodated depending on your language skills and experience.


HOUSE KEEPING VOLUNTEER: receiving guests, general help with housekeeping, cleaning, making beds and first of all make sure that everybody has great time. There are diferent shifts: morning or afternoons. You can get by without Spanish.

RECEPTION VOLUNTEER:receiving guests including colecting all payments, giving instructions, advices on what to do and where to go, general help with housekeeping and first of all make sure that everybody has great time. This position includes administration and money handling and you will be working together with our permanent staff. Spanish and English necesary.

ANIMATION/ACTIVITIES volunteer: organizing integration activities, walking tours and treks in the area.

YOGA TEACHERS wanted. Can be in exchange of accommodation or you may volunteer at the recption and organize yoga classes in your free time as paid activities.

In exchange to all volunteers we offer accommodation, breakfast, free internet. If you have any special skills you can organize paid activities for guests (eg. dance or sport classes, cook a meal and sell it) and money you make is yours.

One month is a minimum commitment (yoga teacher may be less). There is no maximum period, the longer the better.

There is a cleaning lady coming from 9am to 2pm. When she’s not in, you will be asked to make sure the hostel looks clean. That means: help with the laundry, mop the floor in the bathrooms regularly, check the kitchen and mop and change the rubbish bags on her days off. ALL volunteers are making beds after check-out.

We are also looking for an English-speaking NANNY to help with our 2 kids of 5 & 7 years old: no Spanish needed, minimum 1 month.

Write to us for more details!

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