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 Working Holiday Volunteer

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

Our hostels would love some volunteer help this winter with Working Holidays. Tasks vary between hostels but mostly involve painting and decorating, garden and grounds work and cleaning.

Benefits to self

This is a great opportunity to meet new people, work as part of a team, and develop your skills, as well as build some great memories.

Benefits to others

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. It is helpful if you have some experience in practical tasks but a willingness to get stuck in and work as part of a team is more important.

Hours per week

Working holidays are for 1 to 5 days.for typically 7 hours a day.

DBS required?


Transport details

We provide help with travel expenses.
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