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Summer Job at busy Backpackers Hostel

The Old Countryhouse Backpackers, Christchurch - Canterbury
Summer Job at busy Backpackers Hostel, Tourism Seasonal jobs in Christchurch Canterbury New Zealand

Are you well known for your smile your positive outlook on life and for always wanting to go the extra mile to make a difference no matter what you are doing?  Do you enjoy living at a Backpackers Hostel like to chat and meet new people all day long?


We might be looking for you then!


We have a position available to help at our busy and well-loved hostel over the Summer.


This job is all about being flexible and happy to help out wherever needed mainly at Reception but you may also be tasked to help with keeping the hostel and property sparkly clean and well presented so cleaning helping with laundry and keeping the garden pretty is all possible during any given work day.  You will be helping organizing and running some hostel events and keeping our social media channels up to date.  Basically you will learn lots and have a ton of fun doing it.


Hostel life goes on 24/7/365 so you must be willing to work on weekends and public holidays.


If you are the person we are looking for then you MUST have the 'can do' attitude in being joyful in everything you do have the willingness to take a 'hands on' approach to any job that needs doing and use loads of initiative and are committed to have fun at work every day.

You also must have excellent English skills but if you can speak other languages or have hobbies and other skills that you love doing such as handyman or practical web designer yoga teacher etc. (whatever you love doing) be sure to tell us in your application. Also if you have worked in another hostel and already have experience in working in a hostel.

You will be rostered to work a minimum of 30 hours on 3-4 days per week (potentially more) so you will also have spare time to explore the city our beautiful beaches and perhaps try some of the fun activities around here.

This is a fixed term Summer contract with the starting pay rate is a minimum of $17.70 per hour and part of your pay goes towards a shared twin room in the hostel. 

We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible and will commit to work until the end of the Summer season (around mid to end of April 2020).  And you must have a valid work visa (working holiday visa ok).

Please send us your CV and a letter telling us about your (travel and work) experiences your skills and hobbies and most importantly when you could come and meet with us so you get to see where you could be living this Summer meet our awesome team and Max the dog.

We are looking forward to hearing from you soon.

NB: Feel free to take a look at our hostel online:

Positions:     2
Pay:     $17.70

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