Hostel Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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(ONLY professionals in area)Help with the maintenance and repair!

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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.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Building & Repairing
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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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.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
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Stay at least
2 weeks

The Experience

We are looking for a hardworking and fun person to help us out with some maintenance and repairs at the Hostel plus making sure that the place is tidy during the day. You would need to work 5 hours a day 5 times a week. Your shift: 5 days a week, totaling 27h/week + 2 day off. PS: Preference for volunteers who have experience and already work in the area with maintenance and repairs

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  • Intermediate English
  • Between 18 and 45 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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How this experience will transform you

  • 106 Meeting international travelers
  • 83 Practicing English
  • 74 Immersing in the local culture
  • 45 Meeting locals
  • 41 Developing social awareness
  • 30 Practicing Spanish



This was my first Worldpackers experience and I coudn't have asked for a better one! The work was easy and the hours were reasonable and flexible. Stephanie is kind, friendly and a very professional manager. There was enough free time to explore all that Edinburgh has to offer and I found amazing new friends in my fellow volunteers. the hostel has a really social and cozy vibe and I'd recommend it to anyone. I hope to return someday:)

2 days ago



I had the best time at the hostel. It was my first Worldpackers experience and it'll be my favourite. It's very social and the hostel is very cosy so it's easy to feel right at home. There's a good amount of volunteers to meet and travel with and Edinburgh has so much to offer. The work/hours are very doable and reasonable too. Probably will be coming back very soon! :))

9 days ago



This was my first volunteering experience and I would recommend it to anyone. The work is easy, the manager Stephanie is super well organized and accommodating and there's lots of time to explore the city. I met incredible people there and made friendships that will hopefully last a long time to come. Truly a home away from home. Lots of love!

9 days ago



My experience at the hostel was one of the greatest months of my life. The entire team are amazing people, led by Stephanie. The other volunteers and staff are now very close friends. the hostel itself is great, and is a perfect base to explore Edinburgh and Scotland. I will definitely be back to the hostel. Absolutely magical.

9 days ago



It was a great experience I would recommend to anyone who's looking to meet travellers from all over the world. I made great friends and we had lots of fun together in Edinburgh! The atmosphere at the hostel was great. Stephanie is a great Manager who made me feel very welcome and was always there for me if I had any questions.

9 days ago

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