Handymen/Women & Tradies from all around!

19 reviews19

The Exchange

Do you have a skill in the trades? A chippy with good banter? A sparky with nice party tricks? We need someone who has worked in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, or is overall just a handyman/woman! We could use someone with these skills to revamp our hostel into the premiere backpackers hostel in SE London or even ALL of London. Show us what you got and apply :)


20 hours of help per week

Arts: Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.

Painting & Decorating: Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

What you get

3 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.

Discounts on Pubs: Get discounts at nearby pubs.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

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

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


Intermediate English

Over 18 years old

European Union Passport

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We need someone to help us spruce up our hostel dormitories over our low season to get us prepped and ready for the hectic summer of 2019! In exchange for 20 hours a week, YOU, our special guest will receive a spot in our staff dormitory, breakfast daily, and tons of cool extras.

EU/UK passport required (or student/work visa).

Activities & Shift

Anything depending on skill levels from sanding & painting to patching small holes and minor repairs. We need a skilled handyman/woman.


Be a good responsible person and have fun!!