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Come & help us run great day trips, swimming & hiking around Veliko Tarnovo! or help the staff prepare, welcome & assist guests.

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionHey Guys!


    Come and join us in our popular hostel here in Bulgaria!

    We have two positions where we need willing helpers.

    We have been established & highly rated in Hostel World & Booking.com since 2007 winning many awards. (The latest been Hostel Worlds "Best in Bulgaria 2018")

    Veliko Tarnovo is one of Europe's best kept secrets, been the ancient capital of Bulgaria with its two fortress & old town surrounded by the Yantra river winding its way around the city in the valley below. It's a really pretty spot, just north of the Stara Planina Mountains where the famous & bizarre cold war "UFO" (Buzludzha) monument sits abandoned.

    This is a friendly social, laid back hostel with
    tons of character in a beautiful old city with plenty of activities to keep you busy on your days off, hiking, rock climbing, camping / swimming, exploring the old city & some cool Urban Exploration sites.

    During the busy season we often run full day trips, so you can join us on these as well. & of course been in the city there's also cinemas & a mall (if you need some retail therapy) along with restaurants clubs shops & bars a plenty!
  • LocationBulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo, Veliko Tarnovo

  • Work
  • Type of work Gardening
    General maintenance
    Help in the house
    Helping with tourists
    Other
  • Hours per day 4 - 5 hrs / day variable / flexable starting time depending on your tasks
  • Work requirements: POSITION #1: DRIVER /TOUR GUIDE, IMMEDIATE START
    APROX 5 HRS/ DAY 4 DAYS/WEEK

    We Need ONE person now to help with driving & keeping our guests company on half day tours extending through the summer. This is a new venture of ours & there's a possibility to earn very good tips from guests.

    You will have to have a FULL & CLEAN drivers licence & be able to drive a MANUAL / STICK SHIFT mini van to transport backpackers, running short half day trips around Veliko Tarnovo. This is around 5 hours or more per day & 4 days / week, (If you wish to do more to earn more that's fine) but its fun & relaxing, hanging out with backpackers, swimming, hiking & getting a great sun tan!! , so you need to be able to speak English & enjoy been with people.



    POSITION #2: GENERAL HELP

    Initially for 10 days & then reviewed,

    We need ONE helper for general duties which are listed below.

    Some of the tasks in the hostel may be;
    keeping an eye on reception, cleaning, gardening, laundry, cleaning windows preparing breakfast for the guests etc.

    You need to be able to speak English, any other languages would be great but not essential.

    We are asking for 4 hours a day, 5 days / week. (Not including breaks) & we can be flexible on this so you could work 8 hours one day & have the next off (when it's not too busy).
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Start asap!
  • Duration of stay: 2 weeks or longer
  • Maximum number of helpers: 2
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English
  • Has pets? Two lovely & famous hostel cats!
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: We will provide you breakfast & dinner (mostly vegetarian) you'll have to make your own lunch.
    A mixed dormatory bed, high speed internet and free laundry.
  • Additional info
  • 1: It would be wise to have your own health insurance cover, As much as we would like to, we can not cover you in the very unlikely event that something unfortunate might happen, sorry.



    2: We run a DRUG FREE policy, so can not tolerate the use of illegal substances at the hostel or while working / transporting guests.

    Thanks for checking our profile & we are looking forward to meeting you! :)