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

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    03/03/2021

  • paid opportunity

    Host offers payment

     

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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    Greetings from our Hostel! We are an owner-operated hostel in Golden, British Columbia; a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. We cater mainly to active and outdoorsy people, and not to the party crowd. Our common area is closed after 11pm and we have a quiet time 11.30-7 in order to ensure all our guests can enjoy a good sleep and be well rested for the adventures to come. We have two friendly dogs, a little toddler and we enjoy hosting travelers from all over the world.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Help around the house

  • 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! Plus we have a car that you may use to go and explore the six national parks that are within day-trip distance. And have we told you about the canoe, the SUP, the bikes and other toys that we have at the hostel and that are yours to play with? On top we can get you deals to go for a thrilling rafting trip, or ride a Gondi to the highest restaurant in Canada (don't forget to visit Boo the Grizzly on the way!)

  • 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

    The work at the hostel involves various cleaning duties, bed making, front-desk, check- ins, building maintenance and assisting guests with activity planning. As there is much to do and learn at the hostel, we usually require a minimum commitment of one month, preferably six weeks.
    FOR THE UPCOMING WINTER SEASON WE ARE PREFERABLY LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT CAN ARE INTERESTED IN STAYING THE ENTIRE SEASON (Beginning of December until mid/end April)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Separate staff rooms, either alone or sharing with maximum one other.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Golden is within a 1 hour drive of 6 national parks so there is endless hiking to enjoy. Kicking Horse ski hill is a 15 minute drive away and this is the number 1 winter activity. There are two rivers running through Golden, one used for whitewater rafting and the other is great for canoeing and wetland sight seeing. There are numerous cross country mountain bike trails a mere 10 minute ride from our front door, and the list goes on. We love leading an active life and we strongly encourage our staff to do so also.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Average 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 865854633215