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What you offer

30h
Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Housekeeping

Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.

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What you get

2
Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

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.

Dinner

Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Parties

Party on! Get discounts and party all night long.

Discounts on Pubs

Another pint, please! Get discounts and enjoy pubs/bars.

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.

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 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.

Certificate

Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.

Support
Support

Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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Verified Hosts

Every host in the community is checked and approved by our team.

Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance

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The Experience

The housekeeping role at Saint James is one of the most important functions as it ensures our guests have a pleasant and enjoyable stay. Any failures in cleanliness lead to bad reviews and damages us. Housekeeping is responsible for ensuring all rooms and bathrooms are cleaned and kept immaculate. It is hard work but rewarding in that you will improve: - your English - your team working skills - your social skills and confidence

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Requirements

  • Beginner English

  • Over 18 years old

  • European Union Passport

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

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Stay at least
4 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

6 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

Hostel

Learning & Fun

Spain

Great!

17 days ago

Spain

My experience at Saint James Backpackers was good. I have been able to meet many people from different countries and cultures. This way I have been able to improve my English level and visit the city of London thanks to the good location!

3 months ago

Spain

It was my first time as a volunteer, happy for all the work done painting the garden and my stay there has been a really good experience, that will make me grow. The hostel was perfect with a good location and the staff really friendly. And as you told me is very possible when i find time i could come back to paint something else and be in London a little more. Thanks for everything and see you next time!

4 months ago

Brazil

Saint James Backpackers was my first experience as a Worldpackers volunteer and it was great times! I’ve felt more confident to share skills and learn new cultures at any other country and place. The guests were really friendly, the staff really welcoming and the hostel has an excellent location. I improved my English; I increased my knowledge about how a hostel works; learned about hospitality and was in contact with many other languages and English accents.

almost 3 years ago

Brazil

My first experience as a Worldpackers volunteer at Saint James Backpackers Hostel couldn't be better: the location was perfect as I could explore all the centre city walking, the staff was truly friendly and welcoming, there was always insteresting guests from all over the world to speak with and I felt I really improved my english and got to know new things about the hospitality and customer service fields. I highly reccomend it!

almost 3 years ago
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About Saint James Backpackers Hostel

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  • Hosted by Stephen

  • New
    Recently Online
  • Response Rate: 50%
  • Response Time: 3 days

About the host

We have been entertaining and accommodating global travelers in central London for over 45 years. We've just had a major refurbishment and we now offer a range of rooms including bunk beds as well as private and private en-suite rooms. The hostel has a 120 beds and is based in an original Victorian building with original victorian architecture.

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