Hotel General Assistant in New Forest National Park


The Exchange

We would love you to join our team and help us in our small hotel. You will help with all the usual tasks in the hotel, tea room and gin bar: including serving breakfast, housekeeping, serving guests in the tea room and bar - delivering great guest service to our guests! We provide accommodation, food, drink, laundry and internet for our volunteers. We have several volunteers staying with us at any time and are a great team!


Title

25 hours of help per week

Kitchen Hand: Help prepare, finish and serve meals.

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

2 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.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

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

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

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Get free drinks or beverages.: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

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.


Requirements

Intermediate English

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

We have worked with over 400 volunteers, interns and work experience students over the past few years. We value your contribution to our small business, helping our small team of full time staff to deliver award-winning service to our guests. We treat everyone the same and look after you well - and always value your contribution!


Activities & Shift

Daily tasks might include serving our guests at breakfast and clearing up afterwards, housekeeping (cleaning guest bedrooms), cleaning around the rest of the hotel, serving in our traditional English Tea Room and also in our amazing Gin Bar. There are always extra tasks where you could help us: in the garden, in the office, with maintenance and at our yacht sailing business.

Shifts are organised using an online app called "When I Work" so you will always know when you are working each day and which days you are off.


Rules

We ask for an interview with all applicants - usually a WhatsApp video call - when you can ask any questions and we can find out more about you, your skills and experience.