Casual staff wanted for stunning remote wilderness lodge!

The Exchange

The main tasks would consist of cleaning (rooms, kitchen, bathrooms, toilets etc.) and housekeeping. Sometimes we need help in our cute but very busy cafe/gift shop in Glenorchy with a B&B in the garden. Help includes serving food & drinks, taking orders and cleaning the B&B. Other work may include general maintenance/odd jobs, such as chopping wood, cutting branches, mowing lawns, weeding etc. We try to use your skills as best we can.

What you offer

14 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.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

1 day off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

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

Discounts on Restaurants: Get discounts at nearby restaurants.

Discounts on Drinks: Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

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

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


Fluent English

Between 19 and 40 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We're looking for enthusiastic people not afraid of hard work and able to work independently.

We ask for 2hrs work a day, paid at minimum wage ($17.70) + holiday pay, then we take off $33.73 to cover your accommodation. So you have plenty of time to explore or relax when your shift is done! We have plenty of staff on site for you befriend. Extra hours may be available for the right people.

We prefer to hire full time staff from our pool of casual staff, this could be you!

Accommodation is either in a shared 2 person bunk room, 2 share cabins/sleepouts or private cabin/sleepout for couples. You'll have free high speed wifi, access to our kayaks, bicycles, fishing rods and the hot tub!

You organise and cook your own groceries in the fully-equipped self-catering guest kitchen. If you don't have a car we can help arrange groceries for you.


A 3 week minimum is requested due to the training we put in, and staff need to be fluent English speakers for ease of communication.

By law all helpers are contracted as casual staff. Therefore you must have the following:

IRD number
Work visa/permit
Bank account

Non-smokers only.