More in beautiful Italy National Park and develop new skills

The Exchange

We are a youth hostel in Biassa, a small, ancient village in the 5Terre National Park - at the gateway to the 5 towns. Our hostel is strategically positioned for visiting both Cinque Terre, and the other famous locations of Liguria or Tuscany. We are a small group friends that run the hostel and we are looking for someone to join the team to give us a hand with running the hostel and helping out with reception and cleaning tasks!


20 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.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

2 days off per week

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.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

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

Free Hiking Tours: We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.

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


Intermediate English or Intermediate Spanish

Between 19 and 45 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We are looking for someone that is happy to help out with a little bit of everything. We need some help with cleaning, gardening, preparing for the day and helping out with activities. Accommodation will be a bed in a dormitory with a large, lockable locker. We do have other storage options available for valuables or things that you don't necessarily need in your room.
Our workaway will be based in an amazing and highly saught after place in the world. Accommodation will be provided free of charge for the duration of the stay with the possibility of breakfast and dinner being included in exchange for a tiny bit of help being provided to our restaurant staff.

Activities & Shift

We are looking for someone that is happy to work for around 20 hours per week, with 2 days off. We are flexibile if you want to plan to go away, etc, just as long as you give us some notice so that we can organise ourselves :)
Mostly work time is going to be around 10am and 2 pm, but it might be change according to our shift.


Rules are simple: on time, flexible and proactive