Check out the great jobs opportunities at any Samesun Hostel in Vancouver, Kelowna and Banff.

Samesun Banff are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Kitchen Hand to join the team.

The responsibilities of the position include:
·         Preparing food and meals to a high standard.
·         Adhering to all aspects of trading standards, food hygiene and health & safety.
·         Clean food preparation equipment, floors and other kitchen tools or areas
·         Operating dishwasher
·         Sort and dispose of rubbish and recycling

The successful applicant would:
·         Be trustworthy and responsible
·         Enjoy practical work
·         Be able to work quickly and safely under pressure and at times with minimal supervision
·         Have good personal hygiene
·         Be planning to live in Banff for a minimum of 3 months
·         Have some knowledge of the Samesun organization and the atmosphere it fosters

Please use the application form below.

Samesun Vancouver are hiring house keeping staff.
We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic housekeeping staff to join our team. Full time and part-time hours available + staff accommodation is available.

The successful applicant would have a positive attitude, attention to detail, be reliable and enjoy physical work.

No experience necessary.

Samesun Vancouver are hiring for the front desk.

This is your chance to join Samesun Vancouver’s dream team on the front desk. Computer skills and customer service experience necessary and a love of travel is important. We are looking for a motivated and friendly person to help with reservations, check ins and other hostel tasks. Full time or part time hours available.

Please use the contact form below to apply.


Join our team today! Fill out a job application form.

Samesun Internships

Samesun is always on the lookout for eager students for internship positions.

If you are a student looking to complete your internship hours we have positions available for you at the Vancouver, Banff and Kelowna backpacker hostels. All internships must qualify with your current school and are unpaid. We will provide accommodation to those that require it. All candidates must be 18 years or older.

Please use the application form (link above).


Please note – we do not offer work for stay programs as it is currently illegal in Canada. Please only apply if you have a valid work permit. 


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