Help us at one of the Top 10 Best Hostels in the World!

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The Exchange

Live at our Hostel for free in exchange for work Front Desk overnight/morning shifts, leading our events for guests, and helping our Housekeeping Staff with making beds. Our guest events include: Pasta Diners, Pub Crawls, Drum Circles, Picnics, and walks, and more! You'll be leading these events! The front desk shifts might be morning or evening depending on availability but you will know your schedule in advance.


Title

22 hours of help per week

Party Promoter: Help organise and promote parties and social activities.

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

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.


What you get

5 days off per week

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Parties: Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.

Discounts on Drinks: Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Get free drinks or beverages.: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Pub Crawls: Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Requirements

Intermediate English

Over 21 years old

Be from United States

United States Visa


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Our hostel is the highest-rated in Washington DC and we have many happy guests from all over the world who are fun to interact with. We host weekly free events, which our team organizes and manages, and we have a good time at work and also have team dinners from time to time. Free breakfast is included every day.


Activities & Shift

Of course, you will receive training from our managers on how to do all your duties, plus follow up and constant contact with all of us so that you never feel confused about what to do or how to do anything.


Rules

****REQUIRED*****
To apply, please send us a quick message that includes ONLY the following info:
1. The date that you could start
2. Confirm that you can commit to live here at least eight weeks
3. Write a four sentence statement about yourself and what makes you interested in this position.
4. Write the one (1) sentence that would be the title of your funniest or most memorable travel story (eg: "the time my friend and I pulled into town with only the coins in our pocket and a singing parrot in the backseat." Or "The time I hiked up a mountain but realized the map was in miles not kilometers just as the clouds rolled in.") We'll ask about this in the interview. Do not write the entire travel story -- just the title.

*****You must write this message in order to be considered. Any applications without this cover letter will be set aside and not reviewed by the Managers. ****