Month: June 2017

Managing a Youth Hostel – thought we’d finished with working!

The YHA Volunteer Manager scheme is something we had heard about before retiring, and thought sounded worth a go.

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The idea is that about 20 of the smaller more rural hostels, which the YHA wouldn’t be able to afford to run with paid staff, are run by volunteers who do a week at a time. It’s a sort of working holiday as you get to stay somewhere interesting, meet new people, and help keep these little hostels going.The YHA Volunteer Manager scheme is something we had heard about before retiring, and thought sounded worth a go. The idea is that about 20 of the smaller more rural hostels, which the YHA wouldn’t be able to afford to run with paid staff, are run by volunteers who do a week at a time. It’s a sort of working holiday as you get to stay somewhere interesting, meet new people, and help keep these little hostels going.

Carry on Reading

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