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Backpacker Hostel has volunteer work for Free Stay in Las Vegas!

Country: United States

Updated

Workaway Host rating
4
Last Activity
20/09/2014

Description

***NO JOBS SEPT, OCT, NOV***

***Need Volunteers December 2014 - Feb 2015 ONLY.***

***ONLY NEED ONE OR TWO EXPERIENCED MAINTENANCE PERSONS WITH REFERENCES IMMEDIATELY***

***January 2015 we accept 2015 Spring and summer Volunteers***

***ALL JOBS REQUIRE 2.5 MONTHS***

***Yes we cooperate with internships, ESTA and write letters of recommendation***

Good Day!

If you are interested in joining the team, READ EVERYTHING BEFORE REPLYING:

If you have worked / stayed in a good hostel, you already know it's like the best parts of college, without the responsibility & with a more international crowd.

You stay for free, and included FREE EVERY DAY: All-You-Can-Make Pancake Breakfast, WIFI, parking, coffee, tea, lockers, luggage storage, laundry, movies, book exchange & most nightly activities.

This is a fun city, with more to do than most people expect.

Our past & current staff often stay longer than planned because they feel this is a great place to:

• Make new friends & world travel contacts!

• Improve social skills!

• Improve English!

• Learn / improve one of the many other languages always spoken here by native speakers!

• Enrich social life - meet and party with young travelers from every continent!

• Help with tours & activities!

• Enjoy an exciting and unique lifestyle very different from the normal thing at home!

• Explore the surrounding national parks & cities (Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Tijuana Mexico and More)!

Without exaggeration, I can say the experience is life changing.

Winning multiple awards & recognition from the most credible sources in the community, we are the #1 hostel in Las Vegas & we were written up as best hostel on the entire west coast by STA (Student travel Agency Press Release).

As with most hostels, THIS IS WORK FOR FREE STAY, so if you want to cut some expenses & live for free, this could be the opportunity for you.

About us:

WHERE - We are located ON LAS VEGAS BLVD in Las Vegas!

WHEN - Now!

DOING WHAT - It could be one or a mix of housekeeping, maintenance, IT, tour leading and or front desk.

YOU NEED:

1. Valid ID

2. $150 rental deposit.

Pay the deposit with paypal, visa or mastercard to reserve a position AFTER we approve we have a place for you.

You will receive this $150 when you complete the time you commit to.

Like most work exchange hostels, you work approximate 26 hours per week for completely free stay.

You work a bit more the first 2 weeks of training, but you can work less hours if over-staffed & you are doing a great job!

You do NOT need a work visa to volunteer with us if you are non-U.S. citizen.

QUALITIES YOU MUST HAVE – initiative (doing things on your own without being told), attention to detail, reliability, ability to get along with and make a positive impression with all different personality types / cultures, ability to separate professional and personal life – more here than most places, ability to drink responsibly, English level must be good enough to effectively communicate with staff / guests, etc.

Always REPLY– do not send new emails so our communication is on ONE EMAIL

WHAT TO DO: Don't need resume, just answer each of the questions below. Put your answers in ALL CAPS

Example - Where are you from - USA

When can you start (approximate dates):

How long would you like to work (longer is better):

Age:

Citizenship (country your passport is from):

Male or Female:

First name:

Last name:

English level 1-5 (do not exaggerate):

Levels:
1 – You can say less than 500 things in English
2 – You are beginning & need to ask ‘what?’ frequently in communication
3 – You communicate almost never needing to ask ‘what’
4 – Not native speaker, but advanced enough for front desk – understanding someone on the phone with noise distractions
5 – Native speaker or sound like a native speaker

Where are you now (Country / City):

Phone number (if you have one):

Email (if sending through another site):

What is your current living situation (your house / hotel / traveling in hostels / etc):

Special Skills / Experience: maintenance, bookkeeping, etc. Please be specific with no exaggeration:

Thanks!

Area

Nevada

Type of help

Help with Computers / internet,
Art project,
Helping with Tourists,
Help in the house,
General Maintenance,
Cooking / shopping,
Building

Help

We offer free stay, breakfast, wifi, tours, activities, opportunities to make some bonuses leading tours or cooking meals. They get to go on nature hikes, play sports, exclusive VIP nightlife access without having to pay the expensive cover charge of $20-40 per venue (normal for Las Vegas), opportunity to lead tours & activities (leadership), front desk (if English level is high). This serves as an internship for some.

Languages spoken

English, Intermediate Spanish

Accommodation

Staff dorm

What else ...

***ONLY NEED ONE OR TWO EXPERIENCED MAINTENANCE PERSONS WITH REFERENCES IMMEDIATELY***

***NO JOBS SEPT, OCT, NOV***

***Need Volunteers December 2014 - Feb 2015 ONLY.***

***January 2015 we accept 2015 Spring and summer Volunteers***

***ALL JOBS REQUIRE 2.5 MONTHS***

***Yes we cooperate with internships, ESTA and write letters of recommendation***

Good Day!

If you are interested in joining the team, READ EVERYTHING BEFORE REPLYING:

If you have worked / stayed in a good hostel, you already know it's like the best parts of college, without the responsibility & with a more international crowd.

You stay for free, and included FREE EVERY DAY: All-You-Can-Make Pancake Breakfast, WIFI, parking, coffee, tea, lockers, luggage storage, laundry, movies, book exchange & most nightly activities.

This is a fun city, with more to do than most people expect.

Our past & current staff often stay longer than planned because they feel this is a great place to:

• Make new friends & world travel contacts!

• Improve social skills!

• Improve English!

• Learn / improve one of the many other languages always spoken here by native speakers!

• Enrich social life - meet and party with young travelers from every continent!

• Help with tours & activities!

• Enjoy an exciting and unique lifestyle very different from the normal thing at home!

• Explore the surrounding national parks & cities (Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Tijuana Mexico and More)!

Without exaggeration, I can say the experience is life changing.

Winning multiple awards & recognition from the most credible sources in the community, we are the #1 hostel in Las Vegas & we were written up as best hostel on the entire west coast by STA (Student travel Agency Press Release).

As with most hostels, THIS IS WORK FOR FREE STAY, so if you want to cut some expenses & live for free, this could be the opportunity for you.

About us:

WHERE - We are located ON LAS VEGAS BLVD in Las Vegas!

WHEN - Now!

DOING WHAT - It could be one or a mix of housekeeping, maintenance, IT, tour leading and or front desk.

YOU NEED:

1. Valid ID

2. $150 rental deposit.

Pay the deposit with paypal, visa or mastercard to reserve a position AFTER we approve we have a place for you.

You will receive this $150 when you complete the time you commit to.

Like most work exchange hostels, you work approximate 26 hours per week for completely free stay.

You work a bit more the first 2 weeks of training, but you can work less hours if over-staffed & you are doing a great job!

You do NOT need a work visa to volunteer with us if you are non-U.S. citizen.

QUALITIES YOU MUST HAVE – initiative (doing things on your own without being told), attention to detail, reliability, ability to get along with and make a positive impression with all different personality types / cultures, ability to separate professional and personal life – more here than most places, ability to drink responsibly, English level must be good enough to effectively communicate with staff / guests, etc.

Always REPLY– do not send new emails so our communication is on ONE EMAIL

WHAT TO DO: Don't need resume, just answer each of the questions below. Put your answers in ALL CAPS

Example - Where are you from - USA

When can you start (approximate dates):

How long would you like to work (longer is better):

Age:

Citizenship (country your passport is from):

Male or Female:

First name:

Last name:

English level 1-5 (do not exaggerate):

Levels:
1 – You can say less than 500 things in English
2 – You are beginning & need to ask ‘what?’ frequently in communication
3 – You communicate almost never needing to ask ‘what’
4 – Not native speaker, but advanced enough for front desk – understanding someone on the phone with noise distractions
5 – Native speaker or sound like a native speaker

Where are you now (Country / City):

Phone number (if you have one):

Email (if sending through another site):

What is your current living situation (your house / hotel / traveling in hostels / etc):

Special Skills / Experience: maintenance, bookkeeping, etc. Please be specific with no exaggeration:

Thanks!

Some more information

Internet access
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers

Volunteering hours expected

about 26 Hours per week

Host ref number: 5296977634d1

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