Beachside hostel help in beautiful town Yamba in New South Wales, Australia




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    Mark is a local surfer and was working as a fireman, together with wife Yoshiko and two kids enjoy the beach and working on renovations. Together with some friends we operate a beach side accommodation in Yamba. Looking for people to help renovations and with day to day operations. A bit of work in the Garden at the moment too. Look forward to meeting you. Please note that we need prefer at least a 1 month commitment and must be non smoking . Thank you.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco 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

    Yamba is a beautiful little beach town in Northern NSW, voted the most beautiful town in Australia a few times. A bit like Byron Bay 20 years ago. Friendly locals and amazing beaches. Have surfboard you can borrow too.

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  • 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


    Mainly help in cleaning and running the lodge but if you have some renovation skills with painting etc always a hand
    Please only apply if you are already in Australia as travel to here is not possible from overseas at the moment
    After the renovations Help with running our Beach Style hostel just across the road from Yamba main beach

    ● Maintaining a high level of cleanliness in all areas, including toilets and bathrooms, guestrooms, chill out areas, ski and drying rooms etc
    ● Room changeovers, cleaning and bed making
    ● General laundry.
    ● Maintaining supplies for the Lodge.
    ● Be on hand for check ins and check outs when on duty. Ensure all guests are oriented upon arrival
    ● Answer guest enquiries as required and all general liaison and information for the guests to help them
    have a great time.
    - Contribute to social media
    ● Assist the other staff

    Good level of English preffered
    Sorry but only non smokers please and a couple is our preference please.
    Look forward to hearing from you

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    We speak English, Japanese and German. Keen to learn more

  • Accommodation


    Get a lovely room in the Motel just across to the beach, easy walk to shops, pool and all the cafes and restaurants.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Yamba is a great area to explore and learn how to surf. Plenty of beautiful little beaches and we have surfboards and bikes you can borrow. Can even give you a surf lesson. Also some great hiking and fishing all around the area. Paddle on the river, enjoy the cafes and great restaurants.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have high speed internet and some great spaces to work so good set up for digital nomads

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

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    Hours expected

    15 hours/week- no food,

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Host ref number: 912287184879