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Enjoy a Hostel Work Exchange in Santiago, Chile

Hostel Work Exchange Opportunity in Chile – Overview

Fancy a Hostel Work Exchange Opportunity in Chile? Work as a volunteer in our backpacker hostel in Santiago, Chile in exchange for accommodation. We require volunteer help with all the day-to-day tasks in our backpacker hostel. In exchange, you will live for free in our beautiful hostel.

Planning on staying in Santiago for a while? Taking Spanish classes and want to save money? Contact us now. Please note that work stay spaces are limited.

Help Required For Hostel Work Exchange 

  • Welcoming and checking guests in and out.
  • Reception duties – answering phone, email enquiries and reservation management.
  • Housekeeping – dish washing, room, and toilet cleaning.
  • General maintenance of building and grounds.
  • Entertaining guests.

Hours & Roster 

  • 20 hours a week.
  • Minimum stay length 2 weeks+.


Volunteers receive free accommodation in the hostel. The place is very clean and contains all the modern equipment including a fully equipped common kitchen.

Linen & Laundry

All linen and towels are supplied. Onsite laundry facilities also.


All meals are the volunteers own responsibility and cost. You’re welcome to use the hostel kitchen to cook.


We are 35 minutes from the International Airport, and the local bus “Centropuerto” will take you to “Los Héroes” Metro station (Line 1). From there, walk 4 blocks away from the center to Av. Brasil and turn right, 4 blocks up you will find our hostel La Casa Roja opposite the “Shell” petrol station.

Our Facilities

  • Swimming pool with Jacuzzi and swim up bar.
  • Lots of big, beautiful common areas.
  • Huge bedrooms with high ceilings and big lockers.
  • DVD player, DVD library and cable TV.
  • Free Internet and WIFI.
  • Giant fully-equipped kitchen for your use.
  • Elegant dining room.
  • Big garden.
  • Interior gardens.
  • Private bedrooms.
  • Big bathrooms with 24 hour hot water.
  • Storage room (short/long term).
  • No curfew.
  • 24 hour reception.
  • Travel agency and tourist info.
  • Laundry service.
  • Massage service.
  • Table tennis.
  • Football table.
  • Cricket net.
  • BBQ facilities.
  • Excellent sushi bar on site.

And The Atmosphere

We encourage people to socialize! We offer:

  • BBQs every Friday night.
  • Live music.
  • Wine tasting.
  • Theme parties.
  • Exterior/interior movies.

Travel Insurance For Hostel Work Exchange

We always recommend that you have adequate travel insurance in place before you travel overseas.

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