Volunteer Experiences

Experience in Spain

Home Stay Madrid, Spain May/2019

Teaching Languages

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Review written by the host

She was very kind and engaging. Only the first week she was not too available.


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Review written by Katia

I loved the experience of Homestay Exchange. I got placed with a really nice family outside the center of Madrid who were more than welcoming and accommodating. Nino was professional and quick to respond. Even though this opportunity seems too good to be true, it is everything it is said to be. Two hours of english conversation and you get the rest of the day to yourself. Highly recommend!

Experience in Spain

Hostel Córdoba, Spain Apr/2019

Reception, Housekeeping, and Administration

Host didn’t write a review
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Review written by Katia

I had an amazing experience at bed and be. It is a professional environment that also feels like family. All the managers are friendly and organized. Alejandra in HR is amazing at her job. She makes you feel welcome and cares about your needs. The responsibilities are reasonable. Prepare breakfast, make beds, interact with guests, do some check ins and “hold down the fort”. I would recommend this position to anyone. Muchas gracias bed and be family!!

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José replied

It has been a pleassure to have Katia at home, she is willing to help at any task and always with an smile, a really nice person. Thank you very much Katia, come back any time. Big hug

Experience in Mexico

Hostel Tulum, Mexico Jan/2017

Reception and Bartending

Host didn’t write a review

Worldpackers Gigs

Here are the contributions made to the Worldpackers community

Expert

Answering questions from other travelers

Articles written as Blogger

What it's like to experience a Worldpackers homestay in Madrid

Hello! I am your Worldpackers Expert in various experiences including hostel work and home stays. I've used Worldpackers to sustain my love for traveling and getting to know places all over the world. I love to write about my travel adventures and encourage people to take their own adventures as well. World packers is a great way to travel because you can establish a home base in a different country and become familiar with your surroundings. It makes you feel like less of a traveler and more of a local. It's what every traveler truly wants; to feel connected to a different part of the world.


How can Katia help you?

First trip abroad
Travel Solo
Practice Spanish
Vacation Travel
Travel as a Student
Budget Travel
Work Exchange
Backpacking
Using Worldpackers

Languages

Fluent
  • English
Beginner
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Skills

I'm an expert!
  • Bartending
  • Content Writer
  • Party Promoter
  • Photography
  • Reception
  • Teaching Languages
  • Video Making
Some experience
  • Music
I want to learn it
  • Social Work
  • Tour Guide

Background

Education

B.A. Mass Media; graduated from Cal State San Marcos

Work Experience

5 years restaurant serving experience
Published writer
Teacher
Video editor
Photographer

Travel Experience

I've done a bit of travelling so far... I've traveled to various cities in Mexico (Tijuana, Mexico df, Merida, Tulum, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun) and all over Costa Rica. I've traveled throughout Europe as well; cities of London, Prague, Berlin, Nurenburg, Munich, and Madrid.