The hostel receives a couple of calls from local employers every day and the staff maintain a list of local jobs behind reception, which are farmed out to their guests. They also work with a local recruitment agency.
Types of Jobs Available
There are a range of jobs available, including:
Training and Qualifications
The hostel also helps guests to get the compulsory RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol) and RCG (Responsible Conduct of Gambling) certifications which are required to work on licensed premises and the Green/White Cards, needed to demonstrate safe working practices on construction sites. These qualifications typically cost less than $100 and are run as one-day courses.
Sydney Beachouse YHA even offers a ‘work guarantee'! Book and pay for a week’s accommodation and if you don’t find work in the first 7 days with the help of the hostel’s job assistance, you will be reimbursed 2 nights!*
The weekly rate includes:
*Available year-round except peak periods including the three weeks over Christmas/New Years.