Hostel Johannesburg, South Africa

3.0
(2 reviews)2

Come be our Community Manager and help with activities!

Connect with international travelers
2 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Connect with the locals
2 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Photography
Take, edit and provide amazing photos.
Video Making
Create, edit and publish digital videos.
Social Media
Maintain and update social media channels.
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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.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Support
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
Verified Host
This host has been verified by our team before joining the community.
WP Safeguard
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Availability

Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Stay at least
30 days
Stay up to
84 days

The Experience

As a volunteer , you will play a critical role as a community manager, engaging with guests at our Bar, creating exciting activities and at welcoming our Curious Travelers.

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Requirements

  • Fluent English
  • Over 22 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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  • a) How was your experience with this host?
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  • c) How much did you spend on this trip?

2 Reviews

3.0

Host & Team

3.5

Hours & Tasks

3.0

Hostel

3.5

Learning & Fun

3.5

How this experience will transform you

  • 2 Meeting international travelers
  • 2 Meeting locals
  • 2 Immersing in the local culture
  • 1 Developing environmental awareness
  • 1 Practicing English
  • 1 Get in touch with nature

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 1 5. Gender equality
  • 1 8. Decent work and economic growth
  • 1 11. Sustainable cities and communities

Kenya

5

The Two months I spent at the hostel have been more than just a hostel stay; it's been my family. From all the many activities we did together, like karaoke night, braai night, city tours, and more. I made friends from all over the world and we shared laughter, stories, and food. I especially enjoyed the pap and chicken dust, a local delicacy. I want to thank Sanele, Faith, Cathy, Zoe, Marvin, Bontle, Amahle, Steve, Tabiso, Camagu, Thepo, and Noni for making me feel at home and for being the best hosts ever. You guys are awesome and I hope to see you again soon. Ngiyabonga!

6 months ago

United States

1

They tried to work me full-time, but I only signed up for part-time hours. I told them I can only work part-time. On my last day, Marvin tried to verbally berate me for not attending a last-minute meeting held outside of my previously agreed upon hours. When I asked him (again) to respect my hours, he walked away without listening to me and asked me to leave. Marvin (the volunteer coordinator) is a poor communicator who showed no respect for me. He shamed me for standing up for myself. Unfortunately this created a toxic environment that I happily left early.

2 months ago

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About the host

Hosted by Bheki

Response Rate
This host usually answers to 30% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 10 days
1 published videos
This host has 1 published videos showing a little bit about their place

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