Check our job postings regularly for updated listings for hostel jobs in Montreal, Vancouver, Venice Beach, Kelowna and Banff. Samesun Backpackers are often expanding, renovating, building and always have exciting adventures ahead! Hostel jobs range from housekeeping, front desk, maintenance, bar & restaurant service – we value a strong work ethic and good teams skills to create a fun and enjoyable work environment!

Use the online application form to join our travel team today!


Kitchen Manager – Samesun Vancouver


Join our fun team in The Beaver Bar & Restaurant inside Samesun’s Vancouver hostel.

Oversee the breakfast & dinner service for The Beaver’s 100 seat restaurant on Granville Street. Some tasks include, but not limited to:

• Ordering, inventory & food costing

• Staffing, training and quality management

• Food prep, service and kitchen cleaning

Kitchen experience necessary. Position to start immediately. Must have valid work permit and a 1 year commitment.

Apply for this hostel job with our online application form.

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Samesun Kelowna – House keeping



We are looking for an enthusiastic team player to join our hostel team.

Part Time Housekeeping – General hostel cleaning and making beds. Good work ethic but no experience necessary. On the job training provided.

Position to start immediately.

Accommodation options available. Must have valid work permit.


Apply for this hostel job using our online application form.

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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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JOB RESOURCESPristine Labour Recruitment offers listings to jobs at any Samesun hostel in Vancouver, Banff and Kelowna.

Check out some recruitment groups in Vancouver that pick up & drop off right at Samesun’s doorstep.

Contact Pristine Labour for construction & warehousing opportunities.