Hostel San Diego, United States

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Hostel Sailboat Deck Hand

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Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
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 dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
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.
Pub Crawls
Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!
You can use our surfboards as much as you want.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
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 a skilled handy worker who can help maintain our Hostel's 32 foot sailboat. The majority of the time you will be improving the boat. When the boat has a tour you can help learn how to drive and operate the boat. Maintenance Tasks include: - Cleaning Interior and Exterior - Sanding - Painting - Varnishing Wood - minor plumbing - minor electrical - Random general maintenance

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  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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22 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


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ITH is really a home, not only for guests but specially for staff. You'll find a collaboration environment and a dedicated team ready to support you even with not related to work issues. I left only several days ago and already miss everyone.



The ITH adventure became one of my favorite memories during my one year trip, I made tons of friends, had memorables days and could learn a lot also. I definitely recommend taking this opportunity if you can, and I'm picky.
Of course you gonna have some bad days, for different reasons, but the hostel offers exactly what's on the description, and more. You can enjoy the facilities of the one at the beach; the managers are super nice, Bobby, the owner it's always around too and the work is pretty easy.
Finally, I just want to be grateful for this time that I spent with an amazing staff. cheers.



Just go .. I loved !! People are very friendly.. work is simple.. but the city it’s amazing!!
The hostel has to many activists that you can also enjoy 😊



Everybody should have the opportunity to experience ITH😍



The experience was amazing, I met so nice people there. I learned a lot with the manager and the other volunteers were very hard working and really friendly. We were like a real family!! But we have a few problems... My last day the owner didn't take care about me and I didn't have a bed to sleep. All the staff are volunteers and the job is hard sometimes, because we have to do everything there.


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