Help at this hip hostel on the banks of the river Ganges!

The Exchange

We've opened a brand new hostel located in the heart of the old city of Banaras, and we are looking to welcome volunteers who can come & help us make this space exciting! Be it guest relations or even creating guest engagement experiences. Not limited to these, even if you're an artists, digital nomad, a growth hacker, or someone who would like to come & help us in your own way, and experience this spiritual city, send us a shout!


30 hours of help per week

Tour Guide: Organize and lead tours around the city.

Party Promoter: Help organise and promote parties and social activities.

Administration: Help with booking systems and payments.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.

What you get

1 day 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 Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

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


Beginner English

Over 18 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Basically the volunteer would be involved in guest relations, admin work and supervision of day-to-day tasks. Beyond this, if you are skilled in a particular area, we'd be happy to have you volunteer for the same.

Activities & Shift

It would be a 5-6 hour shift/day with a weekly off. Shifts are usually mornings beginning at about 8AM, or then an evening shift beginning at about 4PM.