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Hostel Châtel, France

8 reviews8

Burger chef for our ski hostel (PAID POSITION)

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This host has received 5 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with nature
A traveler recommended this experience for reconnecting with nature
Immerse yourself in the local culture
A traveler recommended 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.
Choose the menu, pick ingredients and cook delicious dishes.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
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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.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Our 70 beds hostel is looking for our winter chef. Our foodtruck La Marie Jo located on the terrace of our hostel s well famous in our ski resort for its delicious burgers. We need someone with experience to deliver high quality and fast service meals. The work schedule is only from 5pm to 10pm so it let you plenty of time to go skiing during the day. 3 months commitment

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  • Beginner French or Intermediate English
  • European Union Passport
  • 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
30 days

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How this experience will transform you

1 Immersing in the local culture

1 Get in touch with nature

1 Developing environmental awareness

1 Meeting international travelers

1 Meeting locals

1 Learning about sustainability



I loved every moment of this experience. Jason is a great host, he helps with anything you need, he knows a lot of hikes and cool places to go around Châtel and is very kind and fair with the amount of work. The team and him made my experience perfect and I wouldn’t change a single thing.

I even extended my stay because I don’t want to leave :)

If you love nature, hiking and mountains, this is the place to go.

Thanks for everything <3

6 months ago



The experience at the hostel was amazing! You only work a few hours in the morning and in the afternoon you are free to explore the hikes in the french alpes. The hostel is pretty cool with a nice bar and foodtruck in front of it. Jason and the staff are always ready to give you tips of what to do around also. Chatel is a small town, but if u enjoy spending time at the nature i'm sure you gonna love it as I did. Totally recommend it.

over 2 years ago



I had an amazing experience in Chatel. The hostel is amazing, with a great energy and a nice bar/food truck. Close to the Hostel you can do a lot of hikes and find lakes around the montains. Jason and the staff are amazing and always ready to help. The working schedule is great, you only work in the mornings so u have enough time to discovery the area in the rest of the day. I hope to come back someday, for sure!

over 2 years ago



1861 Chatel hostel has been an incredible experience for me. From the moment I arrived Jason was sweet and helpful. I was able to practice my french and english. The staff speak spanish as well. They were very nice and friendly.
The working schedule left enough time to do other things throughout the afternoon and it was flexible to allow us to travel around.
The bar is a perfect place to meet people and eat a delicious hamburguer from the food truck :) We have had great discounts and some free drinks!
I feel so grateful for everything!
I totally recommend volunteering.

over 3 years ago



Wonderful experience, lovely people ,lovely views , Jason is so good alway given you advices good vibes, for sure I'll back there! I give then just 5 start because I can not given then 100 :)

over 4 years ago

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