Hiring live in manager for homey hostel in the heart of Canada

La Cabane Guesthouse, Winnipeg, “Friendly Manitoba”

We are looking for a super friendly, positive, hardworking individual to take over a brand new position here as a live in manager.

MUST be passionate about hospitality! Candidates must genuinely enjoy interacting with people and have great attention to detail. Someone that takes initiative to chat with guests over morning coffee, keen to offer recommendations for fun things to do and see and overall just have a willing and self starter attitude.

We want to maintain our reputation as the welcoming, cozy and clean hostel that we are: and our team is what makes that happen! We have superb ratings across all our booking platforms and it is incredibly important to us that this maintained, therefor we offer incentives for sustaining exceptional ratings.

We prefer that candidates have prior experience in the hospitality industry, experience in a supervisory/management role is an asset but not mandatory. What is more important are the abilities in costumer service and eagerness to learn. Communication skills will be very important to the job as the live in manager will be running the hostel and communicating regularly with the owner, who has a very clear style of management.

Job Responsibilities (but not limited to)

-Daily housekeeping: The guesthouse is approx. 2000 sq feet and has 4 guest rooms, one 4 person dorm and 3 private rooms

-Daily breakfast

-Reception & check-in: Reception hours may vary but typically 8am-1pm and 3-8pm.

-Communication: Continuous open communication between owner and management is expected. We also encourage manager to ask questions, make suggestions, let us know what is or isn’t working.

-Inventory management: You’ll be responsible to keep an eye on supplies and make sure everything is stocked as necessary.

-Maintenance of outdoor spaces: La Cabane is situated in the middle of Canada. It’s extremely hot during summer and very snowy and cold during winter. Caring for the yard according to the season will be necessary.

-Guest satisfaction & well being: We’ve created a good little vibe here and it is the responsibility of everyone working here to keep La Cabane a safe, comfortable and enjoyable space; this means following & enforcing rules and managing guest expectations & requests.

-Special projects: we’re a newer business and continuously making improvements. Your suggestions will always be appreciated and if you have a particular interest or skill set, we want to know about it!

- Staff management/training: Live in manager will be responsible to train and oversee 1-2 additional staff

Position available immediately, start date would be flexible before November 25th 2019.

This is a paid position and a private room will also be included as part of the compensation.

We ask that all candidates that apply are able to commit at least one year minimum.

If you are interested, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]



Hostel Manager


315 Provencher Blvd, Winnipeg, MB R2H 0G8, Canada
Job first posted: 28 August 2019
Updated: 28 August 2019