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Stay in one of the heritage towns and discover the people, culture and multi-religions, Melaka, Malaysia

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  • Last activity: 21 May 2024



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description



    A family with the Chinese background who runs a guest house/ hostel in Old Chinatown Melaka.
    I like cycling and travel, and meeting new friends and traveler from around the world!

    **Please check availability before applying. We prefer that volunteers apply closer to their arrival date (no more than a month in advance) in case you have a change of plans**

    *We also only accept solo travellers*

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will get to live in one of the heritage town in Malaysia and understand the people, culture and multi religions.

  • Help


    If you are a backpacker, student, traveler who wants to work while travelling,
    We offer you free accommodation, coffee, tea, bicycle, free wifi. We do not provide food.

    We are looking for friendly people and also who able to take responsibility at work to join our big family,

    Volunteering period: 4.5 hours a day and 1 day off/week (depends on numbers of volunteers basically 5d Work 1d off )

    Work scope can be vary from helping with checking in/out, gardening and cleaning, entertaining and giving help to the guests and so. It will be an extra if you are passionate in cycling. No experience needed, we will provide training.

    We don't care about your gender, your religion or where you are from.

    Most importantly, positive attitude above all.

    We look forward to having you here.

    Best regards,

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Malay: Fluent
    Chinese (Mandarin): 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.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Capsule dorm / single room / 2 bed room with fan (depending how many volunteer, 1st come 1st serve)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are looking for a volunteer for our fun backpacker hostel in the heart of beautiful Malacca, Malaysia and thought you might be interested! (Aged 24-65 preferred, we are also no longer taking couples)

    Volunteers will be responsible for various duties, such as reception work, cleaning and maintenance, social activities, and guest services. They will work under the guidance of hostel staff and will be expected to follow hostel rules and procedures. (with shift system). You may also bring the guests out for the dinner and bicycle and make sure everyone has a great time! (Cycling tour guidance will be provided ,Tour money will shared with the volunteer if guider up to two at same time )

    Facilities you have:
    Accommodation (private single room with fan or capsule Dorm with AC, if a couple , we will offer you double room or Bunkbed room with fan, depends on which is occupied )
    Tea & coffee
    XXx not allowed to cook xXX

    We would like a commitment of at least 2~3 week to one month, ideally more. and for sure , We wont care about you gender, you religion and where you from , more important is you working attitude and friendly,

    Note: Once we confirm your duty, please be punctual on the date you promise, a few days delay acceptable with notice, otherwise we will write a BAD comment on your page. This applies for the date you leave as well, let us know if you plan to leave earlier than the agreed date.


  • 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

  • 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

    4.5 hour x 5 days (max 25 hours/week)

Host ref number: 691498473417

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