November 11, 2018 Off By Team


There are quite a few options to enjoy your time in Olón without spending a lot of money! Try one of the businesses and initiatives below and come and volunteer in Olón!

Our Boutique Hotel is Always Looking for a Volunteer for very light Evening Reception work:
Private room with private bathroom with hot water, Buffet Breakfast, Pool, Gym, Games, etc
info on workaway:

Outdoor Ecuador Spanish & Surf School:

Outdoor Ecuador offers volunteers a lot of options:

teacher placement in local schools

english classes for locals

day care and child support

medical program working directly in the local hospitals and clinics

animal clinics

aquariums and learning to care for the local aquatic environment


Olón Hostels via Workaway:

Several Hostels in Olón may offer you a free stay in return for Cleaning & Reception work. Such as: Surf Olón, La Española, Gran Azul, La Jungla and more


Olón Boutique Hotel with Volunteer Options:

Upscale Hotel in the centre of Olón offering several positions in different fields, such as Preparation of Food Buffets, Reception and Marketing.

Vikara Lifestyle Yoga & more:

Vikara Lifestyle offers Volunteer Positions as Chef, Yoga instructor, Massages and more!


Volunteer in the Olón Orphanage:

At the Olón Orphanage, on the hill overlooking Olón's Beach, they ONLY ACCEPT QUALIFIED LONG TERM VOLUNTEERS FROM PROFESIONAL VOLUNTEERING ORGANIZATIONS. The Orphanage DOES NOT accept anyone directly anymore (2021).

Look further down on this page to find places where you can teach the kids English and/or Spanish, organize games and create programs such as plays, music, dances, and even recreational activities.

Music in Olón (at Community Building)

Are you an (Aspiring) Music Professional and would like to stay in Olón? The local community has a project that is looking for you! Placement with a local family is included completely for free. Local's love to invite you into their homes if you are able to help the kids with music instructions (100% for free). Contact us directly for more info on this.


Other Volunteer Options in South America

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