Jobs and volunteer opportunities in our Hostels 


The Cowshed Boutique Bunkhouse, Skye

Volunteers needed year-round. Live on the Isle of Skye for a month (or longer!) and experience life in a busy, stylish and modern bunkhouse.
We would love to hear from enthusiastic people who have fantastic cleaning skills and an eye for detail, as well being honest, friendly, and hard-working.  The tasks will be a mixture of cleaning and welcoming our guests.
Please email Jackie on manager@skyecowshed.co.uk for more information.


Loch Ness Backpackers Lodge, Drumnadrochit - Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities available year-round. If you like the idea of being part of the Loch Ness Backpackers family for a few weeks or months, get in touch. Volunteers do a mixture of housekeeping, reception and bar work, and in return get free accommodation and breakfast. Team members must be hard-working, friendly and excited to live in a beautiful, quiet village. Summer months are frenetic and great fun; winter months are quiet and peaceful.

For more information email nikki@lochness-backpackers.com.

Loch Ness Backpackers

Hostel Assistant - Morag's Lodge, Loch Ness

Morag's Lodge is a multi-award-winning hostel located in the stunning village of Fort Augustus on the banks of Loch Ness. The hostel is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, has a lively atmosphere and fun-loving team.

So if you love the outdoors and fancy having Nessie as a neighbour then we may have the role for you - Make it your job to showcase Highland Hospitality at its best!

Full training will be provided, live-in accommodation available, contracts are full-time.

General Assistance is required throughout the hostel, ensuring the operation and control of the hostel in a safe, clean and hospitable manner, with focus on exceptional service standards and delivery of outstanding overnight experiences for guests. Duties include housekeeping, kitchen, bar, reception, and general awesomeness. We are a fun-loving and hard-working team so only apply if you're awesome!


Smugglers Hostel, Cairngorms National Park - Volunteer Opportunities

The Smugglers Hostel is a lovely, small community run hostel in the village of Tomintoul, in the Cairngorms National Park. We are looking for trustworthy, sociable, hardworking and flexible volunteers with good spoken English. The work will involve helping to clean the hostel, occasional food preparation and greeting and checking in our guests.