Help us at our hostel in Tokyo Shinjuku

The Exchange

Pumpkey Hostel is a backpackers hostel based in Tokyo with a friendly atmosphere where you can feel at home. Volunteers usually do different tasks depending on the day or time: Bed making, cleaning common spaces, laundry bed sheets and towels and taking care of check in Night shifts aren't tiring since you can rest and just go to the front desk if the bell rings when a guests wants to check in. For a unique Japanese experience, join us!


20 hours of help per week

Night Shift: Help with night tasks to make the place relaxing for all guests

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

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

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

What you get

2 days off per week

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

Cook your own meal: Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

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

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


Intermediate English

Between 21 and 39 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Activities & Shift

Basically you would have to do for about 4 hours of bedmaking cleaning or processing check ins, be friendly with the customers etc... it is quite simple and fun!