Hostel with travel agency for ecotourism

WT049

Company Description

The hostel is located in a quiet neighborhood close to the historic center. There are restaurants, pubs, museums, Cerro Santa Lucia, a big crafts fair, supermarkets, subway stations, etc. in its surroundings. The hostel also operates an ecotravel agency which organizes various activities in Chile and South America, e.g. trekking, horse riding tours, visits to the hot springs in the mountains, etc. The hostel has 2 gardens, a dining room and a common lounge with television and stereo.

Tasks

  • Day shifts: The intern has to take care of all the possible tasks in the hostel (payments, reservations, check-ins and check-outs, email, telephone and general maintenance of the hostel)
  • Night shift: The intern can sleep in his room but has to attend to phone and be available for possible check-ins and check-outs. He also has to prepare the breakfast for 7am and water the plants in the hostel garden

Schedule

  • From Monday to Sunday
  • Morning shift: 8:30am until 4:30pm (4-5 times per week)
  • Afternoon shift: 3:30pm until 10:30pm (4-5 times per week)
  • Night shift: 10:30pm until 9:00am (4-5 times per week)

Remuneration

  • Day shifts: 1,800 CLP up to max. 2,300 CLP per hour (depending on the number of guests) Additionally the intern earns 10% of sales (water, wine, beer, t-shirts, locks, etc.) plus 10% on tours of the travel agency (Southamerica EcoExpeditions)
  • Night shift: Free accommodation in the hostel and allowance for alimentation

Requirements

  • Advanced English, basic Spanish
  • Reponsible and organized
  • Good excel skills
  • Able to work in a team and proactive
  • Interest for environmental protection
  • Minimum duration: 4 months
  • Optimum duration: More than 4 months
  • Minimum age: 21 for day shifts
  • Minimum age: 25 for night shift