Looking for creative, fun-loving individual for a small hostel in the heart of the mountains!

Overall Job Description: Living and working together as a team to accomplish the responsibilities of the hostel, while creating a comfortable, sparkly clean atmosphere for ourselves and our guests. We are looking for an individual who has the attention to detail, commitment to their work, and the “wanderlust” to explore.

Hiring Dates: Arrival to hostel between April and June, date flexible.

Expectations and Responsibilities:
- Be available and committed for at least 3 months
- Work 4-5 shifts a week (5-6 hours per shift)
- Maintain positive relationships with neighbors
- Providing answers and information about the local area, restaurants, hikes, and adventures to our guests
- Checking emails regularly and responding with promptness and professionalism
- Making reservations correctly and concisely
- Updating social media with new pictures, stories, and events
- Checking guests in and receiving payments, drawer management
- Participating in our group deep cleans of the hostel - there are 2 per year, one in the fall and one in the spring
- Daily maintenance of an exceptionally clean hostel
- Watering and gardening in the summer :) shoveling and making fires in the winter :)

Benefits For You
- Housing
- Pay based on experience and level of commitment
- Live in a hostel, which is a rewarding exciting and memorable experience, and to be part of the “Wanderlust Family”
- Have lots of time to play outside, read, write, paint or whatever you love
- Gain experience, knowledge, and references to work in other hostels around the world, or possibly open your own
- Opportunities to make cash for extra shifts and specific projects
- Live on the gorgeous western slope of Colorado surrounded by hiking, biking, swimming, climbing, or just swinging in a hammock

Knowledge and Skills:
- Detail oriented
- Experience and knowledge of Excel, Word, and social media
- Strong desire to live and work closely with others
- Flexible with scheduling and routine changes
- Positive and productive attitude



Work Trade/Exchange
Paid Hostel Staff
Hostel Manager


221 N Boulevard St, Gunnison, CO 81230, USA
Job first posted: 21 February 2022
Updated: 21 February 2022


Administrative Assistance
Email Communications
Greeting / Helping Travelers (Concierge)
Hostel Cleaning / Housekeeping
Hostel Management
Hostel Marketing
Hostel Reception / Front Desk
Social Media Marketing

*This Hostel is willing to provide training