Live at the Crossroads - Clarksdale, MS - Home of the Blues

The Exchange

We are the first hostel in the state of Mississippi, located in Clarksdale, known worldwide as the home of the Blues, the crossroads, and the birthplace of many of the greatest blues musicians who ever lived. Clarksdale is experiencing a revitalization of the arts and music. Live Blues 365 nights a year. We need help cleaning, checking in guests, and going out with them at night. Many days can be quite slow but not always. Honesty is key.

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Tour Guide: Organize and lead tours around the city.

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

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Get free drinks or beverages.: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

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


Intermediate English

Between 21 and 46 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 happy to exchange beds and meals for happy, honest, workers who are excited to spend time in this very unique destination.

Activities & Shift

This will vary greatly, but expect to help clean the rooms and bathrooms as well as interact with guests. We clean from 10 and usually it only takes a few hours. Breakfast is 8-11 and some days you will be asked to put out the breakfast to start the day. The owners go out with guests all the time and we expect that you will want to also, since that should be why you are here. Interview for more details.


Honesty is a priority.