Hostel Reception Worker -Live free in Montreal!

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The Exchange

Help Wanted - from Jan 27 onward. We offer an exchange program for those wanting to stay in Montreal for a minimum of 2 weeks. This is the STANDBY position which means that you will be on standby if the primary position is a no show. It's about 2 hours of cleaning and 18 hours of relaxing frontdesk time per week. Great opportunity to meet people from all over and chill out at the hostel. Only 2 days a week, the rest are yours to enjoy.

What you offer

20 hours of help per week

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.

Housekeeping: Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.

Administration: Help with booking systems and payments.

What you get

5 days off per week

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.


Intermediate English or Intermediate French

Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

This is the STANDBY version of our "Live in Montreal for free" position. This means that you may or may not work when you arrive at the hostel.

If we are short on staff then you will start to work and would have to stay a minimum of 2 months. If we are NOT short on staff then you would be offered 2 weeks of free hosting without the need to work.

This position is best suitable if you have flexible plans in the first place.

Activities & Shift

You will work 2 days per week, 10h per day. The shift is either 10:00AM to 8:00PM or 1:00PM to 11:00PM. During each shift you will do about 2h of cleaning, 2h of laundry and the rest sitting comfortably at the front-desk helping and checking in guests.