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Hostel San Diego, United States

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Volunteer at a friendly Hostel in San Diego!

Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
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This host has received 10 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
31 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Practice English
28 travelers recommend this host to practice English
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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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.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
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

Hello! We are looking for friendly and fun volunteers for housekeeping and reception shifts. If you're an international traveler temporarily in San Diego for 1-3 months and have a plan to continue your onward overseas travel, we would be very happy to meet you. If you are just staying for a month you will most likely be asked to do housekeeping duties. Longer stays may be trained on reception. Come help us!

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Additional Fee Required

$100 deposit. This will be given back to you when you leave if everything goes well. (You show up on time to shifts, give appropriate leave notice, perform the expected duties and work assigned, do not damage hostel, staff or guest property, etc)


  • Intermediate English
  • Over 21 years old
  • United States Visa
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

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60 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

31 Meeting international travelers

28 Practicing English

19 Meeting locals

19 Immersing in the local culture

12 Practicing Spanish

10 Developing social awareness



My first volunteer. I don't know how to tell this experience without talking about personal evolution. The hostel looks like an art gallery, it gave all the necessary immersion of parties and places. many comfortable environments, meet people from many different countries and languages, but in this world of new things you feel at home, comfortable to be you and give your opinion, learning every day to be kinder and more respected, putting yourself in the other's shoes without to judge. And this experience in this hostel will be heartily recommended. Meet Jackie. 💕

12 days ago



This was my first experience with Worldpackers and I totally recommend it! It was so much fun and the work was pretty chill considering we had 3 days off. By far the best part of this experience was the people that I met there! It was such a welcoming and family like environment :) I'm already missing everyone and hope I can go back someday! My only comment is regards how close we were to the beach because at first I thought you could get there walking but it's pretty far and you have to take the trolly or a bus (but they're pretty close to the hostel).

20 days ago



I had such an amazing time during the volunteer. It was my first time and I couldn't have chosen better. I met so many great people, so many different experiences and cultural exchange! Can't wait to go back, as a guest or a volunteer again. Thank you all. ✨

about 2 months ago



Good experience, the hostel is well located and the work given is respected. I met some good people there !

2 months ago



I'm totally grateful for the opportunity to volunteer at the hostel. My experience has been amazing (I even decided to extend it), the work is super easy and the staff all have wonderful energy. I couldn't have chosen a better place to volunteer. Thanks to everyone who made my stay even better ❤️ I definitely recommend it to everyone ☺️💕

3 months ago

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