Help out our historic hostel in the heart of Austin!

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The Exchange

We are looking for volunteers at our tropical-vibe historic hostel in Austin, Texas! We're located in the heart of the Eastside, walking distance from locally owned bars, restaurants, and music venues. We pride ourselves on being a small homely hostel where the staff and guests get to know each other more and feel at home. We are also obsessed with pineapples and break out the margarita machine here and there. So come join us!


20 hours of help per week

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Administration: Help with booking systems and payments.

What you get

3 days off per week

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

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

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

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

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

Permaculture Course: Take part in our Permaculture course for free.

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


Fluent English

Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We are looking for 2-3 volunteers to assist with cleaning around the hostel which includes cleaning communal spaces, kitchen, and bedrooms. You will be responsible for laundry, unloading/loading the dishwasher, sweeping, and generally maintaining our killer hostel.

Activities & Shift

We have 3 shifts/day with self-scheduling amongst volunteers for flexibility! This position calls for 20 hours/week with 3 designated days free!


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