We are an award-winning hostel in Ocean Beach San Diego. If you are an upbeat, social, hard worker, we would be interested in you joining our team! We are looking for volunteers to do housekeeping and run activities, as well as foster an overall experience of cultural exchange and exploration with our guests.
25 hours of help per week
Kitchen Hand: Help serving and organizing meals.
Tour Guide: Organize and lead tours around the area.
Party Promoter: Help to promote parties and social activities.
Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
2 days off per week
Team Dorm: You're part of a team! Get to know them in your dormitory.
Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.
Cook your own meal: Feel free to prepare your own meal here
Discounts on Accommodation: Feel free to explore! Get discounts on partner locations.
Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.
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 Drinks: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Free Parties: Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.
Free Events: Be part of something! Get free events.
Free Pub Crawls: Be ready to have fun! Get free pub crawl passes.
Bikes at your disposal: Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.
Surfboards: Right on, dude! Free to use surfboards.
Surf lessons: Hang loose, mate! Join our surf classes.
Over 21 years old
Be from outside United States
United States Visa
Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with USA Hostels Ocean Beach, San Diego!
USA Hostels Ocean Beach, San Diego is a beautiful hostel with fun and friendly staff and guests. Our staff is made up of young, friendly, international travelers who want to base themselves in one place and explore another city and culture before returning to their work or studies back in their own countries. So, if you are a backpacker seeking to extend your stay in our amazing city then we’re the place for you!
All volunteers are asked to do housekeeping chores and to lead our activities, which can be anything from a coastal bike tour to our pub crawl to teaching guests how to make ‘s’mores’ during our beach bonfire!
What you get included in the exchange:
• dormitory accommodation,
• breakfast daily
• s’mores at our beach bonfires
• rental surf and boogie boards for free,
• internet and laundry
• free T-shirts
• free drinks at local bars when you run activities
• discounts on stays at our other locations in California
Positions open one month in advance.
If you would like to apply for a future position, please wait until one month before your arrival and calendar will be updated.
Commit to at least a 4 week stay.