Skilled tradesman or tradeswomen help spruce up our awesome hostel!

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The Exchange

We had a wild high season and hosted 100's of guests from all around the world! Now things have slowed down a bit we need YOU an expert handyman/woman to help fix a few things around the hostel and get us into tip-top shape!

What you offer

20 hours of help per week

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs.

What you get

2 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

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Free Events: Be part of something! Get free events.


Intermediate English

Over 18 years old

European Union Passport

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

In exchange for 20hrs/week, we will provide you a bed in our staff dormitories along with breakfast daily! We have a few other perks that come along with joining out awesome New Cross Hostel Staff

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

Activities & Shift

You will be helping in all parts of the hostel fixing and repairing minor injuries our hostel has suffered from the high season of summer 2018. We are focused on prepping the rooms focusing on sanding, basic painting, and tightening up loose fittings making sure all beds are stable! Along with a few odd job fixes in our common spaces!


Have a good attitude and don't be scared to get your hands dirty!