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Hostel New Hanover County, United States

5.0
4 reviews4

Help us manage our hostel and improve your skills!

Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
4 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with international travelers
4 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Needs help immediately
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What you offer

20h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Housekeeping
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Administration
Help with booking systems and payments.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
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.
Support
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

This position will entail light booking management, cleaning, and guest management. It's a very social job, so we're looking for someone with an open and optimistic attitude who can get along with different types of people. Come have fun with us! You would be given a queen-sized bed in a shared dorm with the other manager. The hostel is a one-story home with two dorms, a private room, a kitchen, a laundry room, two bathrooms, and a common area.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English
  • Over 21 years old
  • 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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Availability

Jan
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Stay at least
4 weeks

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4 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Hostel

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

4 Immersing in the local culture

4 Meeting international travelers

4 Meeting locals

1 Developing social awareness

United States

5

The hostel is a great place for a work exchange. The work is very manageable and straightforward. The hostel is very comfy and easy to live at. It's a great time meeting the guests and the locals. The location is great as downtown is just a couple blocks away plus there are a lot of activities and sights to see in the area. Blake is very friendly and will always be there if you need anything. He is a very fair boss and a great person to get to know. Overall, I was very pleased staying at this hostel and would recommend to anyone to stay or work here.

about 2 months ago

United States

5

This was such a cute and comfortable hostel and the hosts were so welcoming and relaxed. My time here was great. The location is perfect for easily exploring the historic city and the riverwalk.

8 months ago

United States

5

This was my first time using worldpackers and it was an amazing experience! the hostel team is absolutely wonderful and makes you feel right at home. I was there during the winter season which allowed for a relaxed and engaging work environment with lots of free time to explore the beautiful city of Wilmington. This hostel has a soft spot for artists and musicians seeking an inspiring and creative community, but even if you don't fall into those categories, its a great place to meet incredibly interesting people from all around the world. I can't recommend this place enough!! <3

about 1 year ago

United States

5

My time spent at the hostel has been some of the most fun and interesting times I've had! Meeting cool people, making new friends, and having genuine experiences comes naturally in the vibrant Port City of Wilmington - and the hostel certainly plays its part in this. Being a very short walk from Downtown, it's almost impossible not to discover something new here almost every day. I don't think I could've had a better first Worldpacking experience!

over 1 year ago

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Hosted by Blake

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Response Time
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