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What you offer

32h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Administration
Help with booking systems and payments.
Reception
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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What you get

1

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.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
Support
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Worldpackers Insurance
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The Experience

Come join us now as a volunteer in House of Journey hostel. You can meet up new friends from all around the world. Enjoy the free accommodation stay in town, little allowance for your meals, beer provided with t&c apply. Exchange the extremely rich of Penang Culture! Don't miss it! We are waiting you!

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Intermediate Chinese
  • Under 30 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
1 month

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  • c) How much did you spend on this trip?

3 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Hostel

4.0

Learning & Fun

4.0

United States

5

House of Journey is great! Rayson and Cheryl truly put their trust in you to take care of the hostel and let you do it in your own way. While you definitely have responsibilities to take care of during your shift, it doesn't feel like you're stuck at a job because you can also spend a lot of your work time interacting with the guests and making sure they're comfortable.

The location is excellent right near the main street of Georgetown so you can walk anywhere and there is still plenty of time to see and do the things you want when you are not working. Best of luck to them in the future!

Dec/04/2017

Uruguay

5

Working at House of Journey was a great experience!
Rayson and Cheryl totally give you their trust on you to work there. You can learn a lot about how to manage a hostel. You are together with other volunteers and at the same time you can meet and hang out with other guests.
Georgetown it's also a cool place to stay and explore.
I totally recommend it! It was awesome!

Sep/01/2017

Brazil

4

Os staff foram bem legais e atenciosos, ajudavam com o que precisavamos e passaram dicas do que fazer e onde ir.
Trabalho é de 6hr com duas folgas na semana. Os donos são bem organizados quanto ao trabalho, as horas e a folga são passadas bem certinho.
Eu trabalhei durante a manhã e a tarde, ajudando no café da manhã e check in e check out.
Como os donos não estão sempre lá, você fica com uma grande responsabilidade no caixa.
No geral, a preocupação deles é de deixar os guests se sentirem muito bem.
Recomendo, dá pra trabalhar e conhecer uma boa parte da ilha :)

May/24/2018

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Hosted by RaysonKhor

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