Hostel Noordwijk, Netherlands

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Handyman for the Flying Pig Beach

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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
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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.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
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The Experience

We are looking for an all round handyman. You must have some knowledge of painting, plumbing, woodwork etc. We are going to fix up the hostel over winter to get ready for the next season. We offer a fun and exciting environment for you to live in surrounded by young, like-minded people.

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  • Fluent English
  • Between 20 and 36 years old
  • European Union Passport
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

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Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun

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The Flying Pig Beach Hostel is a fantastic place if you like to party and socialise . That being said it’s also important you remember you are there to work and play . The work varies so it keeps it interesting. You do cleaning, breakfast, bar shifts and night shifts ( fuck the night shift ! ) . The locals are super friendly and if you put the effort in with them then they will with you . The hostel itself has a great vibe . Ben and the other members of staff are fantastic at making you feel welcome and really contributing to the relaxed atmosphere that the pig has . Go and have fun!



My experience in the Pig couldn't have been better. Even when you have to work many hours it is worth it because of the environment and the people. It is a really social and party hostel, where you meet people from all over the world (when summer ends it become quieter). You feel that place as your home, and the staff and locals become your family. Noordwijk is a small and quiet city, but the location is perfect for travelling to other cities. I extremely recommend that place if you want to live the real hostel life. Thank you for everything! I love you Piggies <3



Noordwijk is a magic city and the Flying Pig couldn't be different, starting with the breathtaking dunes, the beerpong tourments, the parties, the dinners, laughs, everything so intense and unique. But what really makes it all worth is the staff, they're friends that I will take for my hole life.
The tasks aren't easy, but you challenge yourself and get surprised, I never thought I would drive in Amsterdam or cook for 20 people (and it was a risotto + 1 point for me).
Our rooms may not be the best, but our stories certainly are!
You could relax in knowing that the pig is sensational. <3



It was a great experience! All the staff members were super nice and the shifts are so easy. I really recommend this hostel! Super nice environment and atmosphere!



The Flying Pig is a unique hostel. You can go and meet lot of people (turists, locals) while you do a really easy job and don't forget to chill. You will have staff discounts for beer and soft drinks. The staff is awesome, they will help you and teach everything you need. They are all really nice and funny. You won't regret if you pick up this hostel for your volunteer experience.
Thanks to Ben for everything and the rest of the team for making my first WP month an unforgettable one. Hope you guys visit me in Patagonia and I expect to come back to the Piggy another time:)


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