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Join Our Crew!

Who we are:

We are an international, friendly, family-like group, connected through the past 25 years of creating incredible travel experiences across Canada and USA.
We believe in bringing the world together through travel. Travel unites us and expands our experiences of this big wide world. We hope that through learning about other countries, cultures and customs our guests will have a deeper appreciation for this magnificent playground we call Earth.

What you’ll bring:

Passion, enthusiasm and your own individuality which we want you to embrace! We’re all about inclusivity and diversity here at Samesun, so don’t ever be afraid to just be you!

Current Vacancies:

Banff

No positions available at this time.

kelowna

Housekeeper  

A little bit about the role: 

As a hostel housekeeper, you will be responsible for providing comfort for hostel guests, ensuring that guest rooms and public areas are clean and properly presented. The main responsibility of a Housekeeper is cleaning and housekeeping, including, but not limited to, vacuuming, wiping and laundering. The Housekeeper takes care of laundry and dry cleaning when requested by hotel guests. This position’s responsibility is also to make sure that a hotel room is stocked with all the supplies needed. The important function of a Housekeeper is also to act as a customer service representative. The Housekeeper should promote a positive image of the property to guests and must be pleasant and friendly. The Housekeeper staff must understand their role as brand ambassadors and provide positive brand experiences to all customers. 

 

Responsibilities 

  • Property inspection & reporting, including maintenance checks, damage, or missing property 
  • Ensuring guest stay is as optimal as possible, including stocking and arranging hospitality items. 
  • Property cleaning, including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, disinfecting, and another general cleaning 
  • Restock usable items such as soap, toiletries, etc 

Job Requirements 

  • Must be detail-oriented, and have pride in keeping areas clean and orderly 
  • Must be able to do light to moderate levels of physical effort 
  • Must have good communication skills 
  • Must be very reliable, and be able to consistently follow a schedule 

  

BENEFITS:  

        Free Staff Events 

        Discounted stays in other hostels 

 For more info, or to apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: jordan.c@samesun.comcreate new email 

Montreal

No positions available at this time.

toronto

Housekeeper

278 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2L9

Compensation: $15-18 per hour
Job type: Part-time

Number of shifts to cover per week: Variable

Housekeeper – International Hostel

Want to work in a company where you can meet people from all over the world? Be in an environment that’s young, fun and relaxed? Then Samesun hostel is the place for you.

We are hiring housekeepers full and part-time.

You’ll become a part of the Samesun Nation, a network of hostels throughout Canada. We are a friendly, family-like group wanting to show our guests what’s so great about Toronto and love to hire friendly, hardworking people. Learn more about us at www.samesun.com.

Our ideal applicant will have previous housekeeping experience, but as long as you have the right attitude, previous housekeeping experience is not essential. Your determination, smile and interest in the service industry works for us.

We have a variety of accommodation and cleaning responsibilities which include common areas, dorms, private rooms and bathrooms.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
-Starting hourly wage is $15-18
-Time and a half on holidays
-Free and/or discounted stays in our other locations in Vancouver, Banff, Kelowna, Montreal, Venice Beach, Ocean Beach, Hollywood and San Fransisco.
-Free staff events
-Periodic opportunities for promotion
-Discounted lodging in staff dormitory may be available as well.

TO APPLY
Submit a resume and/or a list of previous employers to Jamie.m@samesun.comcreate new email

Housekeeper needs to understand and speak reasonable English, be able to sit, stand, bend, lift arms overhead, reach, walk, have manual dexterity, ability to visually inspect for detail, and lift up to 40 pounds.

Vancouver

Maintenance Worker

Our ideal applicant will have previous maintenance experience and a valid drivers license.

RESPONSIBILITIES include:

  • Basic knowledge of drywall repair, plumbing, painting, carpentry, and tiling.
  • Work space must be kept clean and organized.
  • Ensure that the outside of the building is well kept.
  • Must be able to lift 60 lbs.
  • Extra duties may be assigned by the Manager or Assistant Manager.

HOURS

40 hours a week.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Starting hourly wage is $21 per hour.
  • 40% off on food and drinks in our bar and restaurant
  • Free and/or discounted stays at our other locations in Kelowna, Banff and Montreal
  • Periodic opportunities for promotion

Expected start date: 2021-12-02

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $21.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • Flexible schedule

Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability

Please send over your resume and cover letter to Vancouver@samesun.comcreate new email and title it ‘Maintenance Worker Application’

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hollywood

No positions available at this time.

New orleans

No positions available at this time.

ocean beach

No positions available at this time.

san francisco

Daytime Receptionist 

 

Our ideal applicant will be assertive when needed but be personable, friendly and open to interact with people from all over the world, some of whom may have limited English. Previous international travel with stays in hostels and a passion for the ‘hostel experience’ is a plus. But if you don’t have that, approachability, true enthusiasm and interest in the service industry works for us. 

The successful applicant will have the ability to be pro-active and self-manage and can be approachable even in sometimes hectic situations. 

Responsibilities include: 

– Provide great customer service 

– Maintain a clean, secure and welcoming environment to individuals of all flavors 

– Embrace the company attitude and work to make each guest’s stay memorable 

– Monitor hostel security, checking all guest keys on entry 

– Make bookings and correct booking errors 

– Handle email correspondence in a friendly, professional manner without grammatical errors 

– Handle check ins and check outs with money handling and till balancing responsibility, accurately recording cash and credit card transactions 

– Handle guest inquiries and issues. Be resourceful and be able to find the answers for guests when they do not know the answers themselves 

– Provide advice on what to do, where to eat, give directions, etc. 

– Sell tours and other hostel sales items 

– Handle some light cleaning and housekeeping duties when needed 

– Keep the front desk tidy and clean; sanitize between shifts 

– Handle minor maintenance issues like re-programming a remote or changing a light bulb 

– Answer phones and walk-in inquiries using proper etiquette 

– Extra duties that may be assigned by the Manager or Supervisor 

Preferred Experience: 

– previous work in the service industry, especially in hospitality 

– previous stays in hostels 

– authorized to work in the USA 

– bilingual a plus — English proficiency required 

– computer literacy required 

– travel experience 

– knowledge of San Francisco and surrounding area 

HOURS 

You must have a flexible schedule and be able to work some weekends and holidays. Shifts may range from 6 to 8 hours. You must be able to work a minimum of 24 hours per week.  

COMPENSATION 

Starting Hourly Wage is $19 for day shifts, time and a half on certain holidays, free stays in our other hostel locations, paid sick days. 

TO APPLY 

Sound like the job for you? Then please follow these instructions when you apply. Learn more about us at samesun.com to confirm we’re a fit for you. Then, write us a cover letter stating why you want the job, share a bit of your hosteling or travel experience and why you’re the best candidate. Include a resume. 

Please do not apply in person. Applications lacking a cover letter won’t be reviewed. 

Candidate must have the ability to sit, stand, bend, lift arms overhead, stand on a short ladder, reach, walk, climb stairs, and hear, understand, read and speak reasonable English, have manual dexterity, ability to visually inspect tiny items, and lift up to 40 pounds.’ 
 
Please apply with your cover letter and resume to brigit.n@samesun.comcreate new email  

venice beach

No positions available at this time.

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