Help and have fun as an entertainer and host in Johannesburg, South Africa


South Africa

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  • Description


    We are the newest hostel to open in the bustling inner-city precinct of Johannesburg, Braamfontein. Surrounded by the University of Witwatersrand (Wits), amazing nightlife, arts and culture - Once in Joburg is the place to be!

    We are searching for like-minded travellers to be our CEO's - Chief Entertainment Officers - and make sure guests' stay is exceptional.

    If you love people, exploring local culture and cities, this is for you!

    This position is open to travellers who intend to stay for a minimum of a month.

    We offer shared dorm (with other volunteers), Food voucher educational tours in exchange for 25 hours/week work. Come join us now and explore the rich culture of the biggest city in South Africa!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help around the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn and practice English, Learn the delicate art of balancing work and fun while interacting with a great team, live the South African culture to the fullest.

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    The Chief Entertainment Officers assist with creating the best vibe in our hostel. From lighting a fire and getting travelers to socialise, to taking guests out of the hostel on a local adventures - the CEO's job is to show off the best of this vibrant city.

    The first week will be spent in Housekeeping and training to learn the ropes of our backpackers from bottom up then you will be integrated into the front desk team.
    Food vouchers are given out on the 15th of every month, you work first, then get paid.

    Must be competent with the English language as you will be engaging with guests and staff on a day to day basis about what to do in the city, where to go and any other questions they may have about the city or their stay.

  • Languages spoken

    Afrikaans: Fluent
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    Xhosa: Fluent
    Zulu: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Shared dorm (4 pax, mixed) shared bathroom

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is so much to see, do, explore, taste in Johannesburg - and we encourage you maximise this! We can arrange activities such as a safari, bungee jump, bicycle tour at a big discount or even free, so you can experience the best that South Africa has to offer, and be able to offer great travel advice to our guests.

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    • 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

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 869194516235