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What you offer

Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.


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

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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

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Restaurants

Yummy! Get discounts and grab a bite.


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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The Experience

Urban Backpackers is a small family run hostel in the heart of Johannesburg CBD. We are looking for a friendly person to be a welcome face for our visitors into Johannesburg. Outgoing and energetic personality, with a positive attitude towards the task at hand. Be a great host and offer our guests the best possible customer service. Check-in/ Check-out for guests. Follow cash handling procedures. Provide sightseeing information and insider tips.

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  • Fluent English

  • Between 21 and 75 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks
Stay up to
6 weeks

About Urban Backpackers

  • Hosted by Sibo

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About the host

Host with Potential

New host that showed collaborative potential in online interview with the Worldpackers team.

Our backpackers is located in the heart of Johannesburg and is walking distance to all the central locations. You will get to experience Johannesburg as a local.

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Want to live this experience?

Travel exchanging your skills for accommodation in hostels, NGOs, ecological projects and so much more.