YHA (England and Wales)

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YHA England and Wales has youth hostels in amazing locations in cities, towns, the countryside and by the sea. We...

YHA Hostel Placement

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

We have residential placements available at some well-loved hostels. City, country or coastal, the choice is yours! Our hostel placements are perfect if you want to gain hospitality experience, complete a work placement as part of your course of study or simply get away from home and lend a hand.

Benefits to self

You will be able to develop your skills, gain real life work experience, as well as build some great memories, make new friends and will be involved in all aspects of hospitality at the youth hostel.

Benefits to others

Hostel Placement volunteers assist the team of staff with tasks including serving meals, housekeeping and reception. As a volunteer with YHA, you will contribute towards young people's experiences, giving them life skills and inspiring them to aim high in their own lives.


Various sites across England and Wales.

Training available

Our friendly teams will give you a warm welcome and support you throughout your volunteering. You don't need any experience - just enthusiasm and a willingness to get involved!

Hours per week

Residential placements are for 2-8 weeks and are full-time.

DBS required?


Transport details

We provide travel expenses up to £75.
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