Help us out at our Art Hostel on Gran Canaria!

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The Exchange

This is an art hostel in beautiful Gran Canaria. We would love you to help with cleaning, little maintenance, reception and a hand in our garden, but also we want you to get creative and be inspired by the beautiful surroundings. We want you to become a HOST of this amazing place and to love it as much as we do. Welcome to our family!!


6 hours of help per day

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Free Hiking Tours: We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Fluent English

Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Stay at least 6 weeks with us!
There are morning (8am-3pm) and afternoon (3pm-10pm) shifts (or we agree on full days work in case you want to have more free time in a raw) Sometimes guests arrive later but doesn’t happen often. Cleaning is in the morning, starting from 9am, it takes maybe 3 hours to clean all the rooms and the garden area, do the laundry, etc…
Volunteers always have at least 2 days off (often more) so there is a chance to go and see other parts of the island. We do the schedule together for the following weeks, so all of our working hour requests can be planned together.

Activities & Shift

– cleaning
– checking in and out, payments part as well
– be around the guests, talk to them and find out their needs,
– organize activities and in general be involved in the daily life of the hostel.
– gardening (basic or advanced :))
– doing laundry
– cooking, or make breakfast (basic or advanced :))
– fixing (basic or advanced :))
– being creative (basic or advanced :))

Free accomodation, basic food (pasta, rice, onions, potato, coffee, tea, drinking water, lentils, etc.. occasionally fruits, or other things..), amazing experience, opportunity for selfdevelopment, singing birds all day long


Be respectful, happy and generous :) We will be the same. Please don't take this chance as a holiday, if you agree to join us, we count with you for a minimum of 6 weeks, not only 3-4 days.