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What you offer

Hours per day

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

Web Developer

Help develop and maintain websites.


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


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


Help with booking systems and payments.

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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.

Team Dorm

You're part of a team! Get to know them in your dormitory.

Discounts on Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Free Laundry

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


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

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The Experience

We're looking for happy friendly people to join our diverse team at the Woolshed Backpackers. Volunteers live in a 3 bedroom Queenslander house with their own kitchen and bathroom. Work is done in the morning for a few hours starting at 9am. Volunteers have every afternoon and evening free to explore and relax on the beach. We can also offer fantastic deals to Fraser Island and Lady Elliot island.

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  • Beginner English

  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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About Woolshed Backpackers

  • Hosted by Megan

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About the host

We're a friendly family run hostel with a unique outback vibe set on 1 acre of lush tropical garden in the centre of Hervey bay. Our helpers live together in a 3 bedroom traditional Queenslander. We provide local knowledge, discounts on all tours and free wifi.

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Want to live this experience?

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