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Hostel San Diego, United States

27 reviews27

Marketing Assistant

High demand host
This host has received 7 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
8 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Practice English
5 travelers recommend this host to practice English
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Content Writer
Write, edit and publish inspiring content.
Take, edit and provide amazing photos.
Social Media
Maintain and update social media channels.
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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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.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Gain experience and learn how the marketing operations work at a hostel company with 6 locations. Together as a team, our aim is to connect travelers with our hostels so they can have the best experience possible during their trip. Your tasks will be to assist the Chief Marketing Officer with various tasks in all aspects of marketing.

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Additional Fee Required

All Worldpackers must join Backpackers For Peace, a 501-c7 Social Club in order to be eligible to be a Worldpacker at ITH. The initiation fee to join Backpackers For Peace Social Club for a lifetime membership is $20 and you receive 2 t-shirts.


  • Fluent 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

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Stay at least
4 weeks

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27 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

8 Meeting international travelers

5 Practicing English

5 Meeting locals

5 Immersing in the local culture

4 Developing social awareness

3 Get in touch with nature



I was supposed to volunteer for 1 month, but I ended up staying only 2 weeks, because even though I was well received by people, I didn't feel good at all in the hostel environment. The work demand is too heavy to be done by just one person and this effort is not worth it, as the good part of living in a hostel is not found there. There are way much more colive residents than travelers, so unfortunately there's no hostel vibe!

about 1 month ago

United States


ITH Balboa Park is a great place to meet both local San Diego residents (colives) as well as international travelers. The managers at ITH Balboa Park were absolute gems and really do a wonderful job of making the place feel like home. I made so many friends while I was there that I am hoping and planning on returning sometime soon!!

about 1 month ago



This place is amazing, I learned a lot and the staff and all the people are very nice people, I really like this place! :)

about 2 months ago



This is not a hostel, there are not travelers there, so there's not a vibe of cultural exchange in the place. Nobody wants to participate in the activities, even though the managers try everything to organize them.
The staff room is very small for six people and it doesn't have a window. The staff members are constantly causing drama and the workload is a lot.

3 months ago



Aubrey and Kayla so cute persons, I love meet them, the guest are so adorable, make me feel in family team.

4 months ago

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Response Time
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1 published videos
This host has 1 published videos showing a little bit about their place

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