Work Exchange Opportunities

An introduction to the best resources and opportunities we can find.

The Work Exchange Experience

Whether you are looking to exchange a skill for free accommodation and meals or looking to learn a new skill and culture work exchanges are an exciting part of travel. Through finding an opportunity one is able to turn a 2 week trip into a 3 month adventure – And when you start to live in a place for an extended period of time this is when you get a feel for what its like to live there meeting and connecting with locals.

How to go about it

There are some awesome websites out there that are great and specialize in these sorts of adventures. Please have a look at the helpful resources below and see if they can help.

Helpful Resources

liveseasonal
A list of exciting Work Exchanges from around the world. Explore travel jobs and work exchanges in more than 50 countries. Find an experience that defines/enlightens you.

Work Exchanges by liveseasonal

Che Largarto Work with Che Largarto in Hostels across South America
Avenue hostel in Budapest Volunteer for free Accommodation in Budapest
The Backpack Looking for an intern Vlogger in Cape town
Stoke Travel Oktoberfest, The Bulls, La Tomatina, Las Fallas, San Vino Festival crew needed
Plus many more Work for Stays available

Work Away
Volunteering, working and cultural exchange around the world. Integrate and help local communities in over 155 countries.

HelpX
HelpX is an online listing of host organic farms, non-organic farms, farmstays, homestays, ranches, lodges, B&Bs, backpackers hostels and even sailing boats who invite volunteer helpers to stay with them short-term in exchange for food and accommodation.

WWoofing
WWOOF is a worldwide movement linking volunteers with organic farmers and growers to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and non-monetary exchange, thereby helping to build a sustainable, global community.

WorldPackers
Find opportunities in more than 100 countries to travel exchanging your skills for accommodation.

Articles

8 reasons work exchange best way travel
A fantastic article by Rebecca for Matador Network
1. Accommodation is going to be cheaper for you.
2. It’s the easiest way to immerse yourself in the local culture.
3. You’ll learn something new.
4. Work exchanges are also a really good way to start your trip.
+ more read the above

Just Some of the Exciting Opportunities

Che Largarto Work with Che Largarto in Hostels across South America
Avenue hostel in Budapest Volunteer for free Accommodation in Budapest
The Backpack Looking for an intern Vlogger in Cape town
Stoke Travel Oktoberfest, The Bulls, La Tomatina, Las Fallas, San Vino Festival crew needed
Plus many more Work for Stays available

 

 

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