Looking for creative, fun-loving individual for a small hostel in the heart of the mountains!

Overall Job Description: Living and working together as a team to accomplish the responsibilities of the hostel, while creating a comfortable, sparkly clean atmosphere for ourselves and our guests. We are looking for an individual who has the attention to detail, commitment to their work, and the “wanderlust” to explore.

Expectations and Responsibilities:
Be available and committed for at least 2 months (There is a minimum of 2 months, however, a longer stay is happily welcome and allows you more benefits)
Work 3-4 shifts a week (5-6 hours per shift)
Providing answers and information about the local area, restaurants, hikes, and adventures to our guests
Checking emails regularly and responding with promptness and professionalism
Making reservations correctly and concisely
Updating social media with new pictures, stories, and events
Checking guests in and receiving payments
Attending bi-weekly meetings
Participating in our group deep cleans of the hostel - there are 2 per year, one in the fall and one in the spring
Daily maintenance of an exceptionally clean hostel:
Detailed cleaning of hostel
Watering and gardening in the summer :) shoveling and making fires in the winter :)

Benefits For You
Possible ski pass depending on arrival date
Pay based on experience and level of commitment
Live in a hostel, which is a rewarding exciting and memorable experience, and to be part of the “Wanderlust Family”
Have lots of time to play outside, read, write, paint or whatever you love
Gain experience, knowledge, and references to work in other hostels around the world, or possibly open your own
Opportunities to make cash for extra shifts and specific projects
Live in the gorgeous Rocky Mountains surrounded by hiking, biking, swimming, climbing, or just swinging in a hammock

Knowledge and Skill:
Detail oriented
Experience and knowledge of Excel, Word, and social media
Strong desire to live and work closely with others
Flexible with scheduling and routine changes
Positive and productive attitude



Work Trade/Exchange
Paid Hostel Staff


221 N Boulevard St, Gunnison, CO 81230, USA
Job first posted: 21 February 2022
Updated: 21 February 2022