Live at HighRoad 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.
22 hours of help per week
Party Promoter: Help to promote parties and social activities.
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.
3 days off per week
Team Dorm: You're part of a team! Get to know them in your dormitory.
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 Drinks: Drink up! Get discounts and order a few drinks.
Discounts on Accommodation: Feel free to explore! Get discounts on partner locations.
Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.
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.
Over 21 years old
Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa
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.
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.
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. ****