UPDATE: Looking for 1 volunteer to join our staff starting mid-December for at least 1 month and a half.
La Palma volunteer project /hostel exchange – Proactive and social people, chill hostel not a party hostel. Normally we receive guests over 30 years old. Better if it’s a girl to balance the team and fluent Spanish.
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Be part of our Hostel on the magic Island of La Palma!
We are 2 friends Mane (Chilean) and Ale (Italian) in our early 30’s, that decided to open a Hostel on the beautiful Island of La Palma after some years of travelling/ living around the world and having experiences as volunteers in different kinds of projects.
We are hardworking and put our heart and soul into this project, we are the kind of people that when we do something we like to do it well, and we expect the same from our future volunteers 🙂
Our hostel is very new, we opened in February 2019, with a capacity for 28 people, spacious dorms, clean bathrooms, some common areas where you can relax (library and 2 little patios) and socialize with other travellers in the main common room (living/dining room).
We are located right in the centre of Los Llanos de Aridane, close to everything; bars, restaurants, supermarkets and the main bus station where you can easily take all the connections to discover the treasures of this amazing Island!
We are looking for helpers from around the world to stay with us! We normally form a 4 people team (2 girls and 2 boys).
For now, we need help with cleaning, tidying, socialising with our guests and some reception tasks (check in- check out), opening and closing common areas, taking care of the plants, small maintenance tasks. Every Friday Sangria night, we expect our volunteers to be active in sharing with the guests.
La Palma volunteer project /hostel exchange
IMPORTANT to create an atmosphere! ACTIVE AND SOLAR BEHAVIOUR. 😊😀
If you are a clean, tidy, smiley and social person this is for you! 🙂
We offer a free bed in a shared (with another volunteer), also provide some food (mostly vegetarian, some veggies and fruits, basics like pasta, rice, potatoes, couscous, eggs, flour, oil, spices, tea, coffee, bread) plus there is always free food that guests leave.
We have WIFI in all common areas (some rooms too), Tv with Netflix, board games, equipped shared kitchen; boiler, toaster, oven, fridge and space for your personal food.
- Speaking English or Spanish is a MUST
- Minimum stay is 6 weeks (1-week trial)
- No maximum…Always depends on how it goes for both sides.
- We can host couples or friends
- We are flexible with schedule and hope you can be also.
What are you looking for help with?
- Administration 🔑
- Cleaning 🧹
- Computer/Web 💻
- General Help 💁♀️
- Hostel/Hotel 🏩
What’s the mission of your community? 🎯
As slow travellers, we are very thankful to have the opportunity to enjoy and taste the cultures, learn many different tasks while volunteering that helped us to discover what we really wanted in life. The idea to have a hostel was born while volunteering. As hosts, we want to share our experiences and offer a fair exchange. In our hostel, we try to build a family team and make a nice international atmosphere, keep travelling by sharing experiences.
How many volunteers could you host? 🎎
- More than two
When would you need volunteers? 📅
- all year long
How many hours of help per day? ⏱
- 4-5 hours shifts, 2 days off per week.
Are accommodation and food included? 🏠🍜
Yes, we offer food and accommodation
What type of accommodation can you provide? 🏕
- Dormitory/shared rooms 🛌
- Private room for a couple 🎎
Diet – nutrition information 🥗🥤
we provide basic vegetarian food: potatoes, rice, pasta, legumes, eggs, milk, some veggies and fruits. Coffee, tea, spices, bread.
Fees transparency 🆓🔍
No fees but please notice that we provide basic food, for everything that is not on the list you should provide for yourself.
Volunteers’ benefits 🏆🏅
- Language exchange
- International experience
- Sunny days all year long
- Discount in scooter rental
What to do in the free time 🚴🚣🦒
Beach, hiking, diving, cycling, camping, stargazing in the top 3 best places in the world.
Spanish 🇪🇸 and English 🇬🇧
On the island of the eternal spring, you can go to the beach in winter and take a swim. We have mountains and more than 1000 km hiking paths.
Wild beaches, cosy towns, South-American tropical vibes.
How to get to your site ✈ 🗺
By plane SPC AIRPORT *we are La Palma, not Las Palmas nor Palma de Mallorca.
By Ferry from Tenerife.
We are in Los Llanos de Aridane, historical centre.
Is there internet access? 🌐
CONTACT DETAILS 🔍📧
La Palma volunteer project /hostel exchange
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 📧
WhatsApp +34 622649 841
Looking forward to hearing from you!
Ale & Mane
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