Live in a community and serve God in the land of the Bible

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The Exchange

The Shelter Hostel is located in Eilat, a small town in a stunning location on the Red Sea and surrounded by mountains. As a volunteer you will: Be part of a sharing and caring community Meet and live with people from all nations and backgrounds Grow in your walk with the Lord Deepen your understanding of the Scriptures Live in Israel where the Biblical events took place Gain experience to prepare you for future service in God's kingdom


30 hours of help per week

Social Work: Help the local community.

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

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

Administration: Help with booking systems and payments.

What you get

1 day off per week

Team Dorm: You're part of a team! Get to know them in your dormitory.

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

Free Hiking Tours: Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.


Intermediate English

Between 19 and 30 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Each volunteer fills all the positions - registering guests, cleaning, and collecting payments
We expect our staff to be friendly and be available to interact with guests and fellow volunteers
They should have a strong commitment to the Lord Jesus and a heart for people.
Volunteers can expect to be part of something meaningful, to be treated with dignity, to develop their abilities - music, art, Bible teaching, youth work, and decision-making.

Activities & Shift

The day is divided into shifts of between 4 to 6 hours with each staff member having their time to be on duty.
This person is responsible for checking in new guests, answering the phone, tidying up, and generally talking to the visitors and dealing with their questions.
All volunteers help clean the hostel from 10:00 to 11:00 and then join the Bible study from 11:00 to 12:00


Attend 11:00 Bible study