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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
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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.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Pub Crawls
Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
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

We are looking for someone who: - Is enthusiastic, reliable and participates well with people in a social environment. - Will commit to volunteering with Sydney Harbour YHA for a minimum of 18 hours a week for ideally 60 days (maximum stay) but no less than 4-5 weeks. For every 2.5 hours you volunteer we will provide 1 night free accommodation at our hostel. Volunteers have a rotating roster of shifts

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  • Intermediate English
  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
8 weeks

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I strongly recommend staying at YHA Sydney Harbour. The staff is friendly, the activities were fun and easy. The hostel is modern and it has big comfortable bedrooms with bathrooms and a big shared kitchen. My favorite activity was stay in the café preparing different tipes of coffee which were really appreciated by the guests. Another thing I liked was having nice roommates from many countries. I can say that I made good friends in YHA Sydney Harbour and it was a wonderful experience..



I would definitely recommend it to everyone who is looking for a stay with an amazing view, friendly staff and fun tasks.
The room is perfectly ok, it depends on your room mates. I would definitely go there again.



YHA Sydney Harbour is more than a 5 stars hostel,it feels like home!The morning tasks are easy going after that you have the all day to enjoy the city; the activities in the afternoon don't feel like work,so you do bqq,movie nights..Also the hostel is amazing,great facilities and your balcony is one of the best views in Sydney.
Besides It's a good opportunity to meet great people,and probably they'll become your family overseas.Then you have the team: reception,cleaners,administration... always good vibes and ready to help! I just can say THANK YOU for the great experience!! 200% recommended!



An amazing experience! Such a good staff and costumers! Definitely the best hostel in Sydney! I will miss a lot this place.



The Hostel is super nice. The job is great. Work most time in the morning but there are some additional hours at night during the week. The room is ok, its quality depends upon the roommate. I would definitely reccomend it.


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