Come help us in Australia!

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The Exchange

Hi! We're the new kids on the Woldpackers block. We are a little hostel in Cairns (gateway to the Great Barrier Reef!!) on the lookout for some amazing new team members for our work for accommodation cleaning crew for bedrooms, bathrooms + communal areas. What we've found helpful in this role: communication, teamwork, attention to detail, strong work ethic. ~15hrs/wk in exchange for accom with a/c, breakfast, wifi & discounts

What you offer

15 hours of help per week

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

What you get

1 day 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 Parties: Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.

Discounts on Pubs: Get discounts at nearby pubs.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

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


Beginner English

Over 18 years old

Be from outside Australia

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Work for Accommodation / Work Exchange
Commitment of 1 month

Activities & Shift

Working as a team from 9:30am until usually midday
Cleaning bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchen and other communal areas of the small hostel.


Pretty standard with the rules... mostly it's about respect and having fun!
We do expect punctuality and a willingness to learn and undertake the tasks of this role. Also, communication is very important for us at JJ's so remember, if something isn't working - let us know!