YHA is a charity. We work with 500,000 children and young people a year through stays in our 150 hostels; adventure in our activity centres and through our leading work in volunteering, traineeships, apprenticeships and youth employment. We have a thriving schools programme and work with partners to support access for those children and families who have challenging lives.
Full Time positions available - Live In opportunities
Please Note: This role would ideally suit a couple due to the nature of the accommodation (shared bedroom and double bed)
What we’re looking for:
Our people share a set of values and a common purpose: to improve the health, wellbeing and life chances of all, but especially young people with challenging lives.
Our ‘HEART’ values help guide our behaviours and we want to see people who are:
What you’ll be doing:
You’ll cover a wide range of customer facing duties across the hostel, delivering an excellent service to all guests and visitors, giving them a great experience of YHA. Your day may range from working on reception, providing information on the hostel and local area, to carrying out cleaning and housekeeping duties, to working in the kitchen and serving food and drinks.
It’s important to note that the role can be physically demanding; you’ll be standing for extended periods of time, required to make bunk beds and clean guest accommodation to a high standard.
What you’ll get in return:
Working for a charity such as YHA can be extremely rewarding but here are some of the other benefits of working for YHA:
We can be flexible with working hours our standard contract is 25 hours but there is plenty of opportunity to flex hours up or down just let us know your preference, so if you're interested please get in contact.
Please note: In order to become an employee at YHA you must be able to produce evidence of your Right to Work in the UK and a satisfactory DBS check must be completed before a start date can be confirmed. YHA is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment and a DBS check will be carried out for all successful applicants.
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