Fun Backpackers requires outgoing friendly crew!

The Exchange

We are looking for volunteers to help out at our busy backpackers hostel in the beautiful English Riviera town of Torquay. We ask for 18 hour per week, usually 3 x 6 hour shifts in exchange for accommodation. Duties will include reception, house keeping and interacting with guests. We are looking for outgoing friendly people to join us. If English isn't your first language don't worry there are free language classes here you can attend.

What you offer

18 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

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.

Discounts on Parties: Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.

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


Beginner English

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We ask for a minimum stay of 4 weeks so you can fully immerse yourself in Backpackers life. If you want to find additional work we can assist you in finding paid work and wwork it around your schedule.