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Hostel Zagreb, Croatia

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Volunteer needed for 2 months in a city hostel with a pool!

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This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
High demand host
This host has received 8 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
8 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with international travelers
8 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Needs help immediately
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What you offer


Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
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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
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pub Crawls
Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

You will be a part of the best hostel in Croatia and your contribution will help to keep this place special! We are looking for people that are responsible and ready to work hard but know that your good work and positive energy will be noticed and rewarded! Nothing too complicated but along the way you will have an amazing time and leave with a lot of stories to tell!

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  • Fluent English
  • Over 24 years old
  • Be from outside Croatia
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
3 months

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24 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

8 Immersing in the local culture

8 Meeting international travelers

6 Meeting locals

4 Practicing English

1 Get in touch with nature

1 Creating true social impact

United States


I wasn’t supposed to be in Zagreb but I’m glad I went, it was my first volunteer job and honestly I’m so glad it was my first experience, the moment I got there they made me feel right at home. Valentina and Dana especially, they are the nicest people I’ve ever met. I couldn’t have asked for better coworkers. The job was simple and easy to follow and the hostel is a great social environment, I’ve definitely made some life long friends there. If you wanna volunteer in Zagreb or even just want to visit DEFINITELY go to swanky and tell every there I said hi!!

13 days ago



I really enjoyed my time at Swanky.
Staff is so kind explaining your duties and the work schedule is always clear and respected.
Hostel facilities are amazing and its location unbeatable. You meet a bunch of wonderful people.
I'll be back, pinky promise.

19 days ago



It was a really good time there, I enjoyed my time in Swanky and I learned many things, Thanks to Valentina and all the team and I hope to see you again soon :D

23 days ago

United States


My time at Swanky mint will always hold some of my favorite memories and favorite people I’ve met on my travels so far! It’s a really cool hostel with a team that respects volunteers hours and schedules and works to make it a good experience for them! I mainly worked with reception and showing guests to their rooms as well as housekeeping. If you have any questions they are there to answer and help you out along the way. I’ve made incredible friends with the staff and guests alike and will really miss this place that I’ve learned to call home the past month and a half <3 :)

about 2 months ago



The Swanky hostel is the best in Zagreb.

Valentina is really Croatia-Mexican woman, and she is a good leader and lovely person, the staff are amazing group with mix Latino-Croatian culture ( Goram, Dana, Iva, Jaksha).

The activities are easy, and you get 2 days off per week, You can enjoy the parks, free drinks and make your break-fast as you are (Vegan or Vegetarian).

So I don't have more words to explain my experience in my other house in Zagreb.

Thank you for all, are the best.

4 months ago

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