Join our project and help with basic housekeeping tasks in Tallinn, Estonia



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    Semi-chaotic laid back bohemian hostel in Tallinn city centre aiming to be the meeting point for travellers passing through the Estonian capital. Looking for positive, active folks to keep the atmosphere going.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers will get a chance to experience Estonian culture from a very secure position, interacting with locals and travellers alike. You should be able to learn some Estonian, and have take part in cultural events. This most of all a great opportunity to develop skills in hospitality, property management systems etc for those thinking some day to open their own bed and breakfast or hostel. If you have no previous experience in customer service, this most likely is not the best fit for you.

    Our hostel is literally in THE centre of city, on the verge of Tallinn Old Town which is is a world heritage site being one of the best preserved medieval cities in the world.

    Our staff holds hostel dinners, movie nights, goes to pub quiz' and other hostel folk events. We also offer the possibility of going on free day tours across the whole of the country to learn more about the history and heritage of Estonia.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help


    We expect you to be above average sociable person with a pro-active attitude at life. Would be great if you have cash handling skills, a knack for customer service and understanding of the general hostel universe flow. Lazy is a virus we cure here effectively :)

    Looking for 2 volunteers starting from *️beginning or middle of April*️, minimum stay 1 month, preferably 2-3 months. Please do not get in touch if you can not commit to 1 month minimum.

    in return for bed and breakfast, we ask for *️either*️ 3 hours daily help tidying up hostel rooms (no bed-making!), *️or*️ 2-3 reception shifts per week (either morning or afternoon).

    Volunteers can join hostel tours for free (national park, nearby cities, tour bus to Riga etc), and receive commission from tour and bar crawl sales on top of weekly pocket money.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Estonian: Fluent
    Russian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    There is a ground level staff apartment that is a dormitory, separate from the rest of the hostel and of course you will have access to all the normal guest facilities as well. These include: showers, bathrooms, free laundry facilities, free linen and towels, fully equipped kitchen, TV room, pool table, PlayStation. Everything you need to live comfortably.

    We do not provide food directly but you will receive daily food remunerations, and hostel breakfasts/dinners include your meal.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Tallinn is a great city to explore both historically and culturally. Active night life, lots happening during Summer season. Plus it's easy to take trips to Riga, Helsinki, St Petersburg, and Stockholm.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    20 hours a week, opportunities to take remunerated extra shifts!

Host ref number: 973688381422