Be part of the best USA hostel.

The Exchange

We are looking for volunteers with a great energy to party and interact with our guests. People who are ready to fall in love with the amazing New Orleans and be committed to help us to provide a good time to all the guests. We got twice the title of the BEST HOSTEL IN USA on 2016 and 2018 with Hostelworld. We are passionate about travelling and have fun! You must speak English, and be responsible with the hours you will be working.


25 hours of help per week

Tour Guide: Organize and lead tours around the area.

Party Promoter: Help to promote parties and social activities.

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

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

What you get

4 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.

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

Discounts on Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

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 Events: Be part of something! Get free events.

Free Pub Crawls: Be ready to have fun! Get free pub crawl passes.


Intermediate English

Between 21 and 35 years old

United States Visa

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We expect volunteers who are in the office to do two days of help (7:30-7:30 or 10-10) in exchange for stay. They are responsible for checking in guests, maintaining office and kitchen areas, and doing laundry throughout the day.

Volunteers who clean are expected to do 3/4 days of work and generally will perform less total hours (4-5 each day). They will be changing linens and cleaning guest rooms and bathrooms.


- Must be aged over 21 years old
- Available for a minimum of 6 weeks