General maintenance and upkeep, along with the usual hostel duties which is mainly cleaning.

Hostel Drogheda, Ireland
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What you offer

25h
Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Arts

Professional painting, sculpting or drawing.

Painting & Decorating

Help to maintain the appearance inside and outside the building.

Handyman

Help with a wide range of repairs.

Gardening

Help to grow and cultivate plants.

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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're part of a team! Get to know them in your dormitory.

Breakfast

Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Free Hiking Tours

Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.

Free Drinks

Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Free Pub Crawls

Be ready to have fun! Get free pub crawl passes.

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Support

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The Experience

Lots of small cool projects and good chance to be creative while working alongside people. At the moment, we're lookong for someone to help us with some painting tasks, carpentry gardening in our lovely garden with lots of potential.

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Requirements

  • Fluent English or Fluent Spanish

  • Over 22 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Dec
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Stay at least
6 weeks

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6 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

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Learning & Fun

United States

This was my first experience, and I honestly could not have asked for a better place or better people to spend it with. From the first day it felt like home, everyone who works there are so kind and welcoming, it was most definitely a family. The work and hours are fair, and you have the opportunity to do a little bit of everything. This experience allowed me to gain skills in reception, cleaning, cooking, maintenance and in navigating the online programs.
The city is wonderfully located with a bus station for exploring bigger cities is just down the road. Thank you & Miss you all SO MUCH!

13 days ago

Brazil

I really recommend! It is very nice, lovely place and amazing people! I felt like to be at home! My experience couldn't be better! Thank for everything Rory & Hannah and all staffs. 😉

about 1 month ago

United States

I had a great experience at the Spoon and the Stars hostel. The staff is lovely. Owners Rory and Hannah are great. There are 4 main 5 hour shifts. First is 8 to 1pm, and it's morning reception and house keeping. 10 to 3 which is house keeping. 12 to 5 which i mainly reception but with some housekeeping if they need help. Lastly 5 to 10 which is reception work. Drogheda is really close to Dublin so you could do day trips (get a leap card, but don't do round trip on it, always do singles), and just as close to Belfast. Between the staff and the long term guests felt like a big family.

about 2 months ago

Brazil

I would fully recommend going to Spoon and the stars. Working there is a very fun adventure, there is always new people to meet and nice things to do in the surroundings, the town is nice. The work we do is simple and quick, sometimes can be a little time consuming but nothing you cannot finish during your schedule. Everything is well organized and Rory, Sal and Hanna (the bosses) are ready to help at any time. It's easy to feel home because everybody is very welcoming. I loved my time at the Spoon and the stars, I learned a lot and would for sure go back and work there again as a volunteer.

8 months ago

United States

S&S was a really welcoming and cozy experience. Rory and the staff were extremely kind, instructive, and attentive to any questions/concerns I had. The duties primarily included housekeeping with the ability to do reception should you wish! The staff room was full, which was a bummer, to be honest, but oh well! The city itself is quaint. This area is a decent base should you wish to see Dublin or Belfast. The heart of S&S is its community feel. It really does feel like family, even though I decided to cut my time short to pursue a life back in the States. Thanks for your hospitality, Rory!

12 months ago
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About The Spoon and the Stars

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**** hey guys - looking for help from January 2019 and into next summer**** We are a homely 30-bed hostel in the town of Drogheda, which is located firmly within the historic Boyne River valley of Co Louth. Myself and Rory own and run the hoste...

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