Help us with general cleaning in Edinburgh!

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The Exchange

The busy season is almost here, come and enjoy it with us! We are looking for fun, energetic, hardworking and social people to join our hostel family! The position involves changing beds in dormitories and private rooms, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, and common rooms. There are 4 separate buildings that are part of the hostel, so you get to something different every day.


What you offer

16 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

2 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.

Discounts on Parties: Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.

Discounts on Restaurants: Get discounts at nearby restaurants.

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 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!

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


Requirements

Intermediate English

Over 18 years old

European Union Passport

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

The shifts are from 10am – approximately 1pm, 5 days per week. In exchange for your volunteering you receive free accommodation in our 17 bed staff dormitory and full use of the hostel facilities, including Wi-Fi and laundry.

TO BE ELIGIBLE TO JOIN OUR TEAM YOU MUST:
*Be legally permitted to work in the U.K
*Have a good command of spoken and written English
*Be social and outgoing
*Have a hard working attitude
*Be available for at least 1 month

***If you are un-able to commit to the above terms, we will not reply to offer you a placement***

We have a great hostel family with volunteers from all over the world, including Australia, Germany, Spain, France, Belgium, Canada and the Czech Republic. We host a weekly free pub crawl and various other staff and guest events. We love meeting new people and showing them all the things we love about this beautiful city.