Help out in our hostel in this mecca for outdoor enthusiasts Golden, BC, Canada

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  • Last activity: 30 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    Greetings from our Hostel! We are an owner-operated hostel in Golden, British Columbia; a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. We cater to active and outdoorsy people, and not to the party crowd. We have a quiet time from 11.30pm to 7am during which our common areas are closed in order to ensure all our guests can enjoy a good sleep and are well rested for the adventures to come. It is very important to us that we provide a welcoming, clean and safe place to our guests and our staff!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    It's a hostel! What better way to meet and work with people from all corners of the world!

  • 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


    The work at the hostel involves various cleaning duties, bed making, front-desk, check- ins, building maintenance and assisting guests with activity planning. We prefer to take staff that can commit to an entire season, Golden and it's surroundings has so much to offer, you won't get bored!

    --> paid positions during the summer season 2023: we currently would like to hear from people that can commit to working with us for the entire season (May 15 to Oct 15) <--
    We understand that this might feel like a big commitment when your goal is to travel around, but our area has plenty to offer and we are quite flexible with our schedules. We offer a wage of $17/hr and there are staff rooms at the hostel. Hours vary depending on how busy the hostel is but you will have at least 2 days off per week.
    Please note that we require a valid work permit to work at the hostel.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Staff rooms, separate from guest rooms.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Go and explore the six national parks that are within day-trip distance. There are endless trails close to town that you can bike or run on. Two rivers you can paddle. Lakes to swim. And have we told you about the canoe, SUP, kayaks, bikes and other toys that we have at the hostel and that are yours to play with? To top it off we will make sure you'll get to see and do a bunch of cool stuff that's at our doorstep: Skybridge - Canada's highest suspension bridges, Kicking Horse Resort - home to Boo the Bear and Canada's highest restaurant, the Columbia Wetlands, Rafting the Kicking Horse River, the Wolf Sanctuary... and more!
    We love leading an active life and we strongly encourage our staff to do so as well!

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Average 6 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 865854633215

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