Hostel manager for non-profit organization in Nicaragua


Job description

SONATI is a Nicaraguan non-profit environmental education organization, carrying out FREE activities for thousands of local children..

SONATI practices a responsible self-sustainable model: using a hostel and eco-tours to finance its environmental programs.

Currently we are looking for a new person to manage our running hostel at Esteli, Nicaragua.


  • Manage the hostel and its accounting system
  • Ensure high level of client-service
  • Improve hostel services and marketing
  • Train local staff and international volunteers at the different hostel duties
  • Generate the funds to finance the free environmental education programs at Leon


  • Experience in hostel management
  • Excellent teamwork abilities and inter-personal relations
  • Ability to train and manage teams of Nicaraguan and international staff, in a professional and friendly manner
  • Ability to work creatively with limited human and financial resources
  • Very organized and detail-oriented
  • Good Spanish and English
  • Positive attitude
  • Environmentalist


All salaries in SONATI are local fare though basic salaries, for foreigners this is practically a paid volunteering position. Salary is $200/ month + free accommodation

Time commitment:

One year minimum commitment is required.

When to start:

As soon as possible

Additional information:

Find out more information about SONATI at:

How to apply

Please send your CV, cover letter and refernce contacts to:, under the title: “hostel manager”

Esteli, Estelí, Nicaragua,