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Help at our homely hostel in central Nelson, New Zealand

  • New Zealand
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  • Last activity: 30/01/2023

Availability

  2023 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi there - We'd love you to come and help out in our homely hostel in central Nelson, be part of a fun team and meet other travellers from all over the world. Many find our hostel to be a great starting point for their time in New Zealand. You will meet many interesting travellers and get to be part of the TBB Travellers Community.

    All work done is guided by New Zealand employment and minimum wage legislation.

    We only commit to taking workers up to one month out so please don't apply too far out.

    Our hostel is super warm & comfortable (big log fire and heaters in all the rooms in winter). We are a genuinely caring hostel which is important especially in these strange times as the world continues to work with Covid & other challenges.

    We are an 8 minute walk from town. The atmosphere here is very friendly, warm and relaxed - Good music (either ours or guests playing the guitars, ukeleles, didgerdoo's), lots of books, magazines & games. Football park across the road and opportunities to be part of guest yoga sessions.

    You will be working for around 1.5 to 2 hours every morning for 6 days a week. The accommodation is Backpacker style - a big sunny (shared sleeping) room with ensuite bathroom. Access to fast unlimited wifi, breakfast every day, dessert every night (we serve up hot chocolate pudding - vegan friendly and ice cream every night to all guests staying), plus use of our full laundry facility on site. We also make vege soup & rolls for a shared lunch at least once a week .

    Tasks will be mainly helping to clean the hostel, but might also be gardening, painting, maintenance, etc..... there's always lots to do depending on your strengths & interests.

    We like you to stay for a minimum of 2 weeks - but most of our workers stay a lot longer because they like it here. We extra value people that are very keen, enthusiastic, and love to help out in any way to give our guests the best experience they can get.

    If you think you might like to be part of our team and this work sounds like you then please get in touch and we'll send you more information.

    Fran, Arno, Georgie & Henk-Jan

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Being part of the TBB team is something you will never forget. We are a genuinely caring group of people who want to make travellers experience the very best it can be. You also get to meet people from different cultural backgrounds and being able to improve their English.

  • 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

    Help

    Mainly cleaning work in the hostel (making beds, vacuuming etc) and also gardening, maintenance, painting etc depending on your strengths and what you like to do.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Warm, nice shared accommodation with other workers in an ensuite dorm room

    All work done is guided by New Zealand employment and minimum wage legislation.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Nelson has so much to do. In the afternoons you'll have lots of time to explore the region. Swim in the rivers and sea. There are many hiking and biking tracks within a short walk of the hostel. The city has two weekly markets and many artists and interesting people who live here. Other Workaways have enjoyed the music, dance, the chill bars and cafes. And always lots of work available in the cafes & bars in the evenings.

    All work done is guided by New Zealand employment and minimum wage legislation.

  • 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

    up to 2 hours a day for 6 days a week

Host ref number: 768375338587

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