Central hostel is looking for volunteers in Istanbul

The Exchange

We are one of the best hostels in Turkey, located in the center of Istanbul—ancient city with amazing historical background. We were awarded multiple times by hostelworld and tripadvisor as the best hostel in Turkey, hostel with the best stuff and hostel with the best value! General help includes changing bed linings, cleaning rooms, bathrooms, public places and utility rooms. We expect our volunteers to be responsible and really hard working.

What you offer

20 hours of help per week

Night Shift: Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.

Kitchen Hand: Help prepare, finish and serve meals.

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

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

What you get

2 days off per week

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


Beginner English and Beginner Russian

Over 18 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Activities & Shift

Duties include:
-interacting with guests and helping to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere;
-cleaning of the hostel;
-changing beds and laundry;
-light reception work;
-shifts are between 7am and 9pm.

*️*️We are looking for someone who could help us in the coffee shop: someone who has barista experience and knows how to make good coffee, how to smile, and preferably speaks a little Turkish and English.


We are looking for dedicated and trustworthy people who are willing to get stuck in and get invovled in the daily life of the hostel. No previous experience needed. We will provide you with induction.

Write to us to join our team! We look forwards to hearing from you and getting to know you better.