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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Reception
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Housekeeping
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
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What you get

2

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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
Support
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The Experience

We are looking for helpful, courteous, friendly, outgoing people to join our artsy, eclectic, laid-back family. We have 5 basic shifts that are 4-6 hours each: Activities, Housekeeping, Check-ins, and Overnight. We are flexible with scheduling if there is an event or a place you would like to explore. We are a team and a family and we love our staff. Work with us, not for us.

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Requirements

  • Between 21 and 45 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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Availability

Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Stay at least
4 weeks

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5 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Hostel

5.0

Learning & Fun

4.5

United States

5

Site 61 is wonderful and somewhat against the grain hostel that is much more like a family/group Air B&B than your traditional party style hostel. In my month working there I got to make wonderful connections with both the staff and various guests. It's not located as centrally as some hostels but the nearby street trolly makes the French Quarter easily accessible. My only complaint could be that the hostel doesn't have an oven which was more of an issue of space than anything done on the part of the staff.

Thanks so much for the wonderful experience,
Adrian

over 2 years ago

Brazil

5

I just loved this hotel. I'm sure you will feel at home. The environment is clean, the rooms have no more than 6 beds. The hostel is halfway between City park and French Quarter.
If you want more details you can sent me message ;)

over 2 years ago

United States

4

Great place and great people!

over 3 years ago

United States

5

I had a great time at Site 61! Everyone is super friendly, the work is simple, and scheduling is flexible. I highly recommend Site 61 as a home base for exploring the rest of New Orleans, which is an incredible city in itself. I loved it here so much that I extended my stay a full month beyond what I had originally planned :)

almost 4 years ago


Jean replied

Thanks for the great review! We enjoyed having you stay with us and wish you the greatest success in your travels!

United States

5

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over 2 years ago

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Hosted by Jean

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