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What you offer

Hours per week

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

Night Shift

Help with night tasks to make the place relaxing for all guests


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


Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.


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

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What you get

Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Parties

Party on! Get discounts and party all night long.

Discounts on Restaurants

Yummy! Get discounts and grab a bite.

Discounts on Pubs

Another pint, please! Get discounts and enjoy pubs/bars.

Discounts on Drinks

Drink up! Get discounts and order a few drinks.

Discounts on Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

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 Pub Crawls

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


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

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The Experience

We are looking for friendly, energetic volunteers to join our team to support in the running of our busy backpackers hostel in Nottingham City Centre. Igloo Hostel is a well established hostel running for over 20 years offering rest and recuperation for travellers, students and families. We are a multi national team and love the city of Nottingham and what it has to offer, we hope to offer the experiance of the life time to happy applicants!

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  • Intermediate English

  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
6 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

2 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun


It was just an amazin experience, my first one as a volunteer. A big thanks to the Igloo family for the warm welcome. The job wasn’t so hard. Furthemor it was only amazing time with the others volunteers and staff. I had a month full of fun.
See you really soon Igloo !
Xx xx

3 days ago


I’m really sad to leave this amazing place, I loved my experience at Igloo. Unforgettable. I couldn’t choose better place to stay, it was perfect for my necessities.
I just want to say thank you all the staffs. They are very friendly and fun to be around.
Everyone work hard to make not only a great hostel but a great family, is my second family now.
The shifts are well organized and there is still pleanty of time to explore the city.
I enjoyed my time, I met great people. I’m very happy for being part of it.
I totally recommend this place.
I wish you all the best.

2 months ago

About Igloo Backpackers Hostel

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  • Hosted by Igloo

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  • Response Rate: 20%
  • Response Time: Less than a day

About the host

*Important: We can only accept volunteers from the European Union. Please do not apply if you do not have EU nationality.* Proud to be Nottingham's original and most popular quality self-catering accommodation, we offer rest and recuperation in an award-winning clean, safe, warm and friendly home-from-home environment… a place for budget-minded people just like you. Whether staying at our established Igloo Annexe & Igloo Pods building (100 ...

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