Come help a friendly hostel in Genova :)

The Exchange

Hello, we are a young hostel in Genova and we are looking for volunteers to help with our two hostels, both in Genova. We would love a person that can help us with the atmosphere of the hostel, talking to guests, making plans with them and helping a little around easy hostel tasks (reception and some cleaning). This is a city with a lot of things to do and discover. You will become part of our family and have fun with the staff and guests!

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

Party Promoter: Help organise and promote parties and social activities.

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

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.

What you get

2 days off per week

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Cook your own meal: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.


Intermediate English or Beginner Italian

Between 19 and 31 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

From us, volunteers can expect good environment :)
You will have a bed in dorm with other volunteers and some basic food products (breakfast products, pasta, rice). you also have an open account in a fruit/vegetable shop.
From you we expect responsibility and the will to help us. we will always be around if you need suport :)

Activities & Shift

We have a flexible schedule but you will know in advance what your shifts are so you can plan what to do with your days. Every shift last 5 hours in 5 days a week for a total of 25h. You do the work between 7:30 until and midnight.
The shift that you can do in abbey and Castle hostel are: breakfast, cleaning, reception, closing (the hostels close at midnight), activities.