We are looking for new exciting people to join our team at our award winning friendly backpackers hostel in Nottingham.
Tasks: by signing up to be a volunteer at the igloo you will support us in a variety of tasks that mainly involve: general cleaning, housekeeping, making beds and laundry. In addition, possibly some light maintenance/diy work, painting, gardening, running errands and welcoming/helping guests. Responsibilities can also include some reception duties which may include telephone and online bookings, tourism information service, night porter shifts, & looking after the emercency phone & alarms.
Hours of work per week: approximately 20-24 hrs per week
Days off a week: at least 1-2 days off per week (depending on how your weekly hours are distributed).
In exchange: free accommodation is offered in shared dorm style rooms (please note: this is usually a mixed dorm and we sometimes have to move guest/volunteers around to make bookings fall into place). Furthermore, we offer a weekly breakfast allowance for you to spend how you see fit. (please note: other than that, you must buy/provide all your own meals and shared self-catering kitchen facilities are available). In addition, things like bedding, towel, wi-fi and laundry facilities are also provided by the hostel free of charge while you are volunteering with us.
Please note: our volunteer opportunities / positions are available to nationalities over the age of 18 and suitable for people who are reliable and able to communicate and write in english at high intermediate level. It is important that you are flexible, easy-going, open-minded and willing to work hard to perform the tasks involved, as well as being a sociable person in order to enjoy the living arrangements within a hostel environment.
How to apply
Please note: We are looking for easy going personalities that are sociable and prepared to ready to roll up their sleeves and not scared of a bit of hard work (long stays are always preferable)
If it sounds like: “that’s for me!” please, send us your CV asap and tell us a bit more about yourself.
We are a friendly backpackers hostel in Nottingham City Centre.