***STARTING SUMMER 2021**Live-Work Exchange at Top Rated Hostel. Be a Resident Advisor. Washington DC

We're looking for a fun, dynamic, motivated and entrepreneurial person to join our amazing team at DC's newest hostel and live onsite for free in exchange for working 24 hours per week as a Resident Advisor in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington DC.

**STARTING JULY OR AUGUST 2021** **This is a real posting, so please contact us if interested -- see below for how**

Our hostel is the highest-rated in Washington DC and we have many happy guests from all over the world who are fun to interact with. We host weekly free events, which our team organizes and manages, and we have a good time at work and also have team dinners from time to time. Free breakfast is included every day.

The position has these requirements:
1. Live on-site in an exclusive team dorm room (for resident advisors only).
2. Commit to live onsite for 4 months at minimum.
3. Work 24 hours per week. Our shifts are approx. 8 hours long.
4. Be able to do at least two shifts per week overnight (11pm-7am) if needed.

You will receive free accommodation in a dorm room exclusively for Resident Advisors only. (No other guests). The dorm room includes your own bed and storage space. Free breakfast is provided each morning as well.

Of course, you will receive training from our managers on how to do all your duties, plus follow up and constant contact with all of us so that you never feel confused about what to do or how to do anything.

This position is for anyone seeking a minimum stay of four months in exchange for working 24 hours per week including some overnights.

More about the position:
The Resident Advisor position is responsible for providing service to hostel guests and includes working at these three main positions:
1. Working at the front desk
2. Cleaning duties and making beds
3. Helping with fun guest events

More about the position:
Self-motivation and trustworthiness are a must as you will be responsible for making important decision on your own during the shift and be responsible for the well-being of all guests and the hostel facilities. Sometimes, your work will be overnight if the schedule requires it (up to two times per week). Additionally, a large part of the job is interacting with guests and conveying excitement and knowledge about Washington, DC. You'll play a vital role in our front of house team representing our brand and setting the mood for our guests' experience at the hostel.

The hostel is newly reopening in 2021 after closing for approx a year due to the pandemic. We hope we can find one new team member to join our close-knit team.

For more information about us, you can look at the reviews that real guests have written about us at TripAdvisor at:


To apply, please send us a message at our email address: [email protected] that includes ONLY the following info:
1. Your Resume
2. The date that you could start
3. Confirm that you can commit to live here at least four months
4. Write a four sentence statement about yourself and what makes you interested in this position.
5.Write the one (1) sentence that would be the title of your funniest or most memorable travel story (eg: "the time my friend and I pulled into town with only the coins in our pocket and a singing parrot in the backseat." Or "The time I hiked up a mountain but realized the map was in miles not kilometers just as the clouds rolled in.") We'll ask about this in the interview. Do not write the entire travel story -- just the title.

*****You must write this message in order to be considered. Any applications without this cover letter will be set aside and not reviewed by the Managers. ****

Because we want to our team at our front desk to be able to focus on serving our guests and customers, **please do not call us or email us directly at the hostel.**



Work Trade/Exchange


1804 Belmont Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
Job first posted: 29 June 2021
Updated: 29 June 2021