Come work with us, you'll love it!

We are a Social Enterprise based in Florence, looking for a enthusiastic and hard working receptionist/assistant manager ready to create with us the best sustainable travel experience ever to our guests.
Due to the job regulations we have to accept only applicants with an EU passport.

Number of positions available: 2
Start: April 2023
End: 31st October 2023
6/7 hours per day / 6-days per week.

Sustainability advocate with a passion and authentic love for hospitality
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Fluency in English, at least intermediate Italian, extra languages (German, Spanish and French) are a plus.
Past working experience in a similar position is welcome
Availability to work on a variable schedule including weekends and holidays
Open-minded, trustworthy, able to integrate and work in a multicultural environment
Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
Eye for detail and ability to work under pressure with a goal-oriented mindset
Internet savvy, experienced with Property Management and Reservation Systems
Curious to learn about Italian culture and cuisine

- Approach guests and co-workers in a friendly, helpful and service-oriented manner;
- Greet and welcome every guests, handling check-in, check-outs, invoicing and payments in a kind and efficient way;
- Support actively breakfast, aperitif and dinner service;
- Collaborate with housekeeping and maintenance staff.

- Salary and local health insurance according to the Italian National Tourism Contract
- Accommodation + breakfast
- Usage of all the facilities (professional kitchen, garden, laundry, etc)

This antique medieval building, dating back to the 13th century, called Antico Spedale del Bigallo, once offered hospitality and shelter for travelers and pilgrims headed to Rome.
Now this ancient building has been renovated and is equipped with all the necessary comforts to offer nowaday travelers a unique experience of conviviality and relax, all the while maintaining its original medieval atmosphere.
Organized into fascinating and characteristic dormitories and rooms with 52 beds total, you will have the experience of staying among the hills of southern Florence, immersed in a one of a kind natural context, closely connected to the territory and its traditions and uniqueness.
Relishing in the peace and quiet of the surrounding hills and the green of the olive trees while taking in a stunning view of nearby Florence, it is easy to reach by car in only a few minutes.
A place to meet new friends and get to know local people; a place where you can participate in our events and cultural and social activities meeting travelers from all over the world and local people.



Paid Hostel Staff


Via del Bigallo e Apparita, 50012 Bagno A Ripoli FI, Italy
Job first posted: 28 March 2023
Updated: 28 March 2023