Be part of our team, improve your skills and get to know Scotland

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The experience

Hello folks! We are a super friendly backpacker hostel located in a gorgeous coastal town in Western Scotland. Oban, our home, is known as the seafood capital of Scotland and is situated just a short ferry ride away from the idyllic Hebridean Isles. We're looking for help with daily tasks (housekeeping, cleaning, reception...) a few hours a week. Help us a bit, make new friends, improve your skills and enjoy Scotland!

What you offer

24 hours of help per week

Night Shift: Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.

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.

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

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

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


Beginner English

Between 18 and 80 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We are currently looking for volunteers to assist with the daily duties of the hostel - primarily cleaning. Tasks include; making beds, hoovering floors, cleaning showers and toilets - everything that ensures our hostel is a clean and welcoming place for our guests.

In exchange for 4 hours cleaning, 6 days a week, you will be provided with accommodation in our staff dorm, free breakfast daily, free laundry service, free WiFi and free unlimited tea, coffee and hot chocolate! Not to mention the awesome friends you will make with people from all over the world..

Activities & Shift

cleaning is 6 days a week from 10.30am - 2.30pm