Canterbury House

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Minimum Stay:
two months
English, Japanese


Helper wanted in a small backpackers!

This is the Deal

We are looking for one person who will be available from for two to three months. Canterbury House is a small & cosy hostel with trees, lawns and gardens around. Located 15 minutes walk to city centre. We would like to have someone to help our hostel in exchange for food and accommodation e.g. general hostel work cleaning to a high standard, answering telephone, checking customers in/out. Good understanding of the English is essential.

This is working for 5 days in a week for two people one doing morning shift and the other person doing afternoon shift, total of 3.5 days in a week with two days a week off. If this is good for you and keen to take the position we would like to interview beforehand. Call us on (03) 377-8108 and ask for Alan or Keiko

Welcome Skills: Housekeeping, Gardening, Cooking


Our hostel is nicely situated, has all day sun all rooms are heated for winter season, sunny sun deck where you can sit and enjoy a cup of our free coffee, hot chocolate, Milo or tea. Beds are fully made up towels included, off street car park. You can have a twin share room, free Wi-Fi, laundry. Set back off Bealey Avenue so hostel is quiet with very little traffic noise. We have a Ragdoll cat called Melody. Owners live onsite one kiwi and the other Japanese.

Hostel features: Central location, quiet, clean, spacious garden and lawn. 10 minutes walk from Intercity bus depot, Atomic shuttle will pick up/drop off at gate on request, Wi-Fi.

What Else

- Smokers allowed

+ Internet Access

+ Have animals/pets