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Every week is different and your jobs will range from housekeeping, cleaning,painting & gardening. Also a big part of your job is to join in on hostel activities & interact with other guests, making them feel welcome and showing them a fun time. We usually have a few volunteers at once and we're like a big family. You will make life-long friends and enjoy spending time with them in one of the most beautiful spots in Australia!Learn more
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2 Developing social awareness
2 Meeting international travelers
2 Meeting locals
2 Learning about sustainability
2 Immersing in the local culture
1 Get in touch with nature
My time at the Keiraleagh House was absolutely incredible, I cant recommend it enough.
I loved working for a family run business, and Kerrie and Karl make you feel so welcome in their beautiful home. They are extremely fair understanding of their workers dual role as a worker and a tourist, and are thus very fair with the work/play balance of the hostel.
If you're looking for a chill experience, wanting to live near the beach, and longing for a hostel that feels like home, then I can't recommend this place enough!
11 months ago
Family run hostel, laid back, very minimal hours, easy work. It's pretty basic, 2-3 hrs for free stay. You dont get much else, but can socialize with guests. My personal experience was good, the vibe of the place depends on the sort of people staying at any given time as with any hostel. That said, the atmosphere was a bit different since there were quite a few older people living there long term, not for accomodation but to live. Management could be better, wired hierachcy, bit of poor communication between helpers and homeowners. They need a better system for work that needs done each day.
about 1 year ago
Keiraleagh House it’s a paradise in the city center of Wollongong.
It was my first woldpackers experience and It has been amazing! Carl, Kerrie and Nathan were always kind and helpful looking for the wellness and safety of their guests. This hostel has a familiar atmosphere, the work is easy to do and well organized, Cathy is the best.
The city has a lot to offer, it’s very well situated with good public transport, you won’t get bored if you have the energy to explore
Thank you so much for the experience and your caring. I completely recommend it!
almost 2 years ago
It was my first time volunteering in a hostel and I definitively could not choose a better one. I left wanting to return the next day. Since I arrived they made it clear that it is not only about the work and treating the guests well, it is a family, it is about respect, listening and having a good time. Everything in the hostel is magical. I will not give details so that you can experience it for yourself. The work is not hard and they explain or help you with everything.
The family and he staff are a great team. They are absolutely the best!
GRACIAS Kerrie, Karl and Nathan :)
almost 2 years ago
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