Help at a new hostel in a historic house in New Orleans, USA


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    Thank you for visiting our page!

    The house was originally built in 1831. It is beautifully decorated and furnished, describing the architectural characteristics of the old New Orleans' houses. As we are proud of the details of the house, we would like you to enjoy every part of it.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICANTS*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️
    We would be happy to have a couple more helpers to help with cleaning, front desk, and/or organize events.
    The current team is myself and 6 other staff members.
    You will be sharing a staff dorm room (2 bunk beds) with other helpers. Breakfast foods are always available. Plus we have Wednesday free dinner with guests. In addition, I definitely try to treat the helpers to lunch or dinner as many times as possible. There are a few different jobs that helpers can apply for at the hostel. 1) Cleaning 2) Maintenance 3) Front desk 4) SNS Management 5) A Manager's Track 6) BBQ COOK/CHEF. Please indicate the job you are applying for in your email. *️️️*️️️Just one Important thing*️️️*️️️ If you just simply want a bed to stay, please don't apply. I need helpers who are outgoing, friendly and are ready to meet new people, venture and share different cultures. Moreover, we are looking for a family member, because here we are a family.

    Requirements for Maintenance
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Experience with house maintenance or construction works.
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Help 20 hours per week and one event
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Minimum stay will be 2 weeks.
    * Please be noted that we have much more applicants for the front desk positions than actually we need. If you are handy, apply for the maintenance position.

    Requirements for Cleaning
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Help making rooms/beds and to clean communal areas
    * Good Organizing skills and pay attention to details
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Help 20 hours per week.
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Minimum stay will be 2 weeks.

    Requirements for Front Desk
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Should be able to pay attention to details and be punctual
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Should be outgoing and sociable. We definitely look for someone with a high energy
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Experience or willingness to interact with different cultures on a daily basis
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Must be able to speak good English
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Help period should be 6 WEEKS to three months any time of a year.
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Help 25 hours per week (the front desk and one day cleaning) and one weekly event.

    Requirements for SNS Management / Youtube Blogging
    * Good professional/personal experiences on video making and editing / photographing
    * Creative and organizing skills/personality
    * Help 20 hours per week and one event.
    * Minimum stay will be 4 weeks

    Requirement for A Manager's Track
    * You will be given a chance to pursue an assistance or full-time manager's role
    * Must have at least six months or longer experiences on a managing position in the hostel's industry
    * Must have an excellent leadership skills / detail-oriented nature
    * Hourly wage and weekly working hours can be negotiated
    * Will be provided with a small private room in the staff room
    * If you are interested in, please send your resume to our email / facebook / instagram

    Requirement for BBQ COOK
    * Minimum one-year experiences on traditional BBQ restaurants and chains such as Dickey's BBQ Pit or Minimum two year experiences on sizable restaurants as a sous chef or a higher position in commercial kitchen settings. The education from major culinary schools could be included in the requirement.
    * Good knowledge on different types of BBQ sauces and other sauces on any types of foods
    * Creative and passions for the the food and restaurant industry
    (Note about BBQ cook position) The hostel plans to set up a BBQ restaurant in the city. You will be provided with an accommodation at the hostel and payroll compensation.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ We offer at least a minimum wage according to the State Law.
    * You should be a US citizen or a foreign passport holder with a proper visa in the US. When applying, please write us a message to confirm you have the correct visa or work permit.
    * Room and Board is not including the bi-weekly wage if you are under the hostel payroll.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICANTS*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️

    If you are interested, please contact us through this website, and send your resume (if available).

    Thank you so much.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Many past helpers have mentioned that the hostel is one of the nicest hostels they have stayed. They also like our beautifully decorated house and its relaxing atmosphere. Working here will be not only fun experiences but also learning experiences about people, life and about yourselves. Being exposed to multiple cultures is very life enriching. Meeting guests and getting to know people from all around the world creates fun and valuable experiences. Also, we are one block away from French Quarter and 5 minutes walking distance from Frenchmen street where the world famous Jazz clubs are located. If you are lovers of music, restaurants, arts or just any kind of fun things happening every night, you should definitely check out our hostel.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    We would be happy to invite more than four helpers to help clean, work the front desk and/or organize events. Again you need to have a positive and friendly attitude, actively involve in the hostel's activities with guests, pay full attention to your jobs, and also enjoy your time at the hostel and in the city,

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Help period should be 2 weeks to 6 months at any time of the year.

    If you are interested in or have any questions about us, please feel free to contact us today.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    You are going to be provided with a bunk bed in the staff room.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The hostel is located a block away from French Quarter and is surrounded by tons of famous local restaurants. We are also a 10 minute walk to Bourbon St, 5 minutes to Frenchmen St, 10 minutes to Louis Armstrong Park, and 15 minutes to downtown. At the corner of our street there are a street car stop and bus stops with five routes to the city's renowned tourists destinations.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    25 hours per week

Dining Area 2
Deck Area
The Den
Our office
Our backyard garden
The Jacuzzi.

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Host ref number: 571664865316