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Hostel Province of Catania, Italy

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Welcome to Catania! Help us keep our hostel clean

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Connect with international travelers
43 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Immerse yourself in the local culture
38 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Fast Internet Access
High-speed internet for you to work remotely
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
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Stay at least
4 weeks

The Experience

Catania is amazing city in the heart of Sicily, and we would love to have you here to show around and have a really great time in our cozy Hostel in the city of Etna!! What should you do? Help to keep our place clean and friendly Check ins and check outs Dont be SHY!!! talk to our guests, be opened to learn new cultures. Help us to organize nice events for the guests, as PubCrawl, beachdays, cooking classes But the most important HAVE FUN!

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  • Fluent English or Intermediate Italian
  • Under 35 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or partners)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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50 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 43 Meeting international travelers
  • 38 Immersing in the local culture
  • 25 Practicing English
  • 24 Meeting locals
  • 9 Developing social awareness
  • 6 Creating true social impact



I had the best time volunteering for the hostel, the expectations were set out clearly and the hours were respected, and there was nothing incredibly challenging. It's in a really central location too, and the days off allow for you to explore heaps of Sicily. Salvo and Reza were the best hosts and so kind to me during my stay, I was truly sad to leave, but I will definitely be back! I really couldn't recommend it enough ❤️

21 days ago



My stay at the hostel was a very valuable experience. I had the chance to meet people from all over the world, explore the whole of Sicily and experience the local culture. The hostel itself is located very close to the city center. If you're lucky, Salvo will take you to Mount Etna, which was one of my favorite experiences during the entire stay. Don't pack too many clothes; half of my backpack was clothes bought at the flea market for 1€. Salvo (the owner) is the sweetest person in the world; throughout my stay, I felt taken care of and safe. Thank you, Salvo and Reza for a great time!

27 days ago



This was my first time traveling by myself, and I'm so grateful to have had this experience. Both the volunteers and Reza and Salvo were always there to help and made me feel at home. I had a lot of fun working and living in the hostel and learned a lot about different cultures. Catania is also a perfect place to explore the island on your free days. Most shifts are very relaxed and the communication was always very good. Thankyou for everything. 🩷

27 days ago



My time at UrbanPop has been wonderful, truly one of the best months in my life. Salvo made me feel at home directly and is so generous and Reza is so funny. I am so thankful for them both and all the girls at the hostel! The work is fair and everything is communicated very clearly. This was my first volunteer experience and it was perfect. My only tip and I can't stress this enough, do not bring too much clothes because the flea market is amazing. If you have any questions feel free to write me!

about 1 month ago

United States


This was an amazing hostel experience. From the moment I arrived Salvo made fell at home and I was instantly welcomed by the other volunteers. The work gets repetitive but honestly it didn't bother me at all. The energy of the hostel is amazing and salvo and Reza are two of the funniest and most enjoyable people to be around. Come ready to work and you'll do just fine.

about 2 months ago

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Hosted by Salvo

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This host usually writes back in 2 days

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