Working in the Bar in Plettenberg Bay South Africa

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The Exchange

Visiting a hostel is always fun, but we have a responsibly to take care of other travelers from across the globe. For this we need fast learning Worldpackers who can work in the bar and general front of house operations. Socializing with guest is a big requirement in our hostel so, if you can keep a good conversation around the fire, then this position is for you. Care, consistency and courtesy is key to this position.

What you offer

30 hours of help per week

Kitchen Hand: Help serving and organizing meals.

Housekeeping: Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.

Bartending: Serve and maintain the supplies and inventory of beverages.

What you get

3 days off per week

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Lunch: Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Dinner: Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Discounts on Parties: Party on! Get discounts and party all night long.

Discounts on Restaurants: Yummy! Get discounts and grab a bite.

Discounts on Drinks: Drink up! Get discounts and order a few drinks.

Discounts on Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Discounts on Accommodation: Feel free to explore! Get discounts on partner locations.

Free Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Free Hiking Tours: Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.

Free Parties: Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.

Free Events: Be part of something! Get free events.

Pick Up: No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.

Surf lessons: Hang loose, mate! Join our surf classes.


Intermediate English

Over 18 years old

Be from outside South Africa

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Volunteers will be required to serve drinks, take care of guest and make sure the hostel is clean during service. If you can speak proper English, you will be trained to handle the reception and booking in of guest. We are in the service industry and that means we take care of people so, we need strong, sharp, reliable and social people to cater for these guest and take really good care of them.

Activities & Shift

Volunteers will be required to work 30 hours a week. Five shifts of 6 hours each. Volunteers will be able to travel and do activities on there off days. during the day after or before shift you can hang around our beautiful property, go to the long golden beaches, visit town and meet locals. The early evenings at the hostel is always nice with a beautiful sunset and a beer, is the perfect way to start your evening. Plettenberg bay is a very pristine, beautiful coastal town on the Garden Route and offers many world class adventures and activities to do. Join the fun around the fire at night with many other travelers and share stories.


Have a good positive attitude.
Be friendly and sociable.
Be responsible.
Be on time.
Be a team player.
Work hard.
Love life.
Be creative.
Respect others.
Speak English is a must