Volunteering Stay Hostel for DigiNomads,Students, Musicians,Remote Work.

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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, greeting guests, and going out with them at night. Small town vibe, intimate locations, friendly experiences.


What you offer

24 hours of help per week

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

3 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.

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.


Requirements

Beginner English

Between 18 and 35 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 an awesome cultural experience for happy, honest, volunteers who are excited to spend time in this very unique destination. Clarksdale will give you a true small town USA feel.

As long as you put out the effort to explore and meet our neighbors you will quickly become a member of our small town and welcomed. The small downtown has many intimate music venues where locals play and you can learn more about the local Blues culture. Visit the local Blues museum and stores to learn more about the deep history in the area.

Relax at the hostel with plenty of area to spread out. We've got plugs galore and a great area for you to get work or schooling done. Nomads are welcome!


Activities & Shift

We are usually not incredibly busy so its hard to give an exact schedule. Some days there is only a few minutes of work to do (like refreshing bathrooms), others a few hours.

Overall expect duties to include:
*cleaning the rooms and bathrooms
*interacting with guests
*learning our simple check in procedure
*being familiar with the surrounding community so that you can share it with our guests

If there is cleaning to be done, we don't start until around 10.

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. Lets setup an interview so we can both discuss this more.


Rules

Honesty is a priority.

Only use things that are yours, from food to personal belongings.

FYI:
*After Covid we have stopped providing breakfast and don't plan to bring it back.