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What you offer

5h
Hours per day

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Housekeeping

Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.

Reception

Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.

Cleaning

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

Administration

Help with booking systems and payments.

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What you get

2
Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Accommodation

Feel free to explore! Get discounts on partner locations.

Free Laundry

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

Bikes at your disposal

Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.

Language lessons

Learn or improve your language skills.

Certificate

Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.

Support
Support

Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

Verified hosts
Verified Hosts

Every host in the community is checked and approved by our team.

Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance

Did something not go as planned? Contact our team.

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The Experience

Shady Spruce Hostel serves as 1 of 4 hostels in the remote state of Montana. 60% of our guests represent international travelers looking to explore nearby wilderness, national forests, state lands and national parks in our region. Our host city, Missoula, is a hip & eclectic river-side town, it neighbors native community villages and hosts the University of Montana, many theater/concert venues and a friendly downtown vibe.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Intermediate Spanish

  • Between 23 and 30 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
8 weeks

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About Shady Spruce Hostel

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  • Hosted by Chris

  • New
    Recently Online
  • Response Rate: 40%
  • Response Time: Less than a day

About the host

Shady Spruce is located in the heart of an eclectic and dynamic western U.S., specifically downtown Missoula, Montana, . Missoula sits near the crown of the North American continent, surrounded by wilderness, native people, clean free flowing rivers, hot springs, and amazing wild animals. Our cozy hostel serves as a clean, warm, and safe resting place where travelers can converge, energize and network.

About the host

Want to live this experience?

Travel exchanging your skills for accommodation in hostels, NGOs, ecological projects and so much more.