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What you offer

25h
Hours per week

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

Cleaning

Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Housekeeping

Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.

Reception

Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.

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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.

Support
Support

Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

Verified hosts
Verified Hosts

Every host in the community is checked and approved by our team.

Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance

Did something not go as planned? Contact our team.

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The Experience

We are looking for people to help in the hostel on a day to day basis, cleaning, laundry, rooms and beds as well as reception duties and looking after guests needs. Come help us and become one of the family!

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Requirements

  • Fluent English

  • Over 22 years old

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
6 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

3 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

Hostel

Learning & Fun

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.

4 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!

7 months ago

Mexico

The hostel es the most lovely place in the city and the staff members are amazing, always helping each and others is almost like a family. The city is a kind of quiet and with a very interesting energy, totally different to something you can find in Latinamerica. It has a few of good pubs around and it's very close to Dublin. I made a very good friends that I'm sure I gonna keep in touch with them. This was my first time doing a volunteer work like this and I think it couldn't be better!

about 1 year ago

About The Spoon and the Stars

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  • Hosted by rory

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    Recently Online
  • Response Rate: 20%
  • Response Time: 2 days

About the host

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 hostel. We have taken it from being known as the worst hostel in Ireland (under a previous name) to now being the 2nd best hostel/B&B accommodation in Drogheda on Trip Advisor. We are a very down-to-earth, fun couple that love meeting new people and are always trying to create a u...

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