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Hostel Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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What you offer


Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

By the experience we have in our Hostel, our guests love to spend time with people from all around the world. A volunteer will be the assistant of the general manager and will learn a lot from the manager, about the job of running the hostel and about everything else in life.

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  • Fluent English
  • Over 20 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
8 weeks

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9 Reviews


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That was, definitely, one of the best experiences I have ever had.
I knew that getting out of my comfort zone would be hard, but staying at Balkan hann hostel made that so natural and easy
All the people I met, all the experiences that I had made me a better person.
all the work that I had to do were so easy and quick that made me feel like home.
And Ivan , Unkas are such an amazing, incredible and lovely person.
I would recommend Hostel Balkan to everyone .
Thanks guys




I stayed in Bakan Han for 2 weeks and I had a good time there. The tasks were easy: cleaning, bed making and reception. The hostel is near to the touristic area, supermarkets and restaurants. Unkas, Ivan and Fara always treated me good. Just got sad because I didn't do the city tour ☹️




How amazing was my stay at Balkan Han?!
I only have gratitude towards Unkas, Ivan, Faruk, Fahra and Lejla: amazing, kind, fun and fair people!
The volunteer role was exactly as described: helping with reception, beds and the best part: the bar (I love staying at the bar and wellcoming guests... almost doesnt feel like volunteering). It was all very easy, and you have plenty of time to do your own stuff still :)
The hostel is awesome and they even took me on tours and night outs (Ivan's band rock!).
I highly reccomend this opp and cant wait to come back one day!!!
Hvala my friends! :)




Amazing place to work as volunteer, the teamwork is really amazing, they are always at the best disposal to help, also the hostel is excellent and they have an amazing garden to chill, I have an excellent experience.




My experience in Balkan han was super cool. The staff is great and super welcoming.
I suppose to stay for 8 weeks but i had to leave earlier and find another volunteer job cus the owner decided that i was not needed anymore cus of the low season. Besides taht everything os ok, im super grateful for our time together and i would recomend it.
Thanks for everything!


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Hosted by Unkas

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