As YHA rise from the pandemic we have a number of job vacancies from seasonal to permanent contracts, Team Members to Managers. With a variety of hours to suit and an affordable staff accommodation option available in many of our locations at just £58.52 per week including all bills.
You can find a full list of our vacancies on our jobs website.
Our benefits package is awesome; money saving deals, reduced meals on duty, health cash plans, life assurance, cycle to work scheme, generous holiday entitlement, free hostels stays for you and your friends or family and much more /life-at-yha/benefits-and-rewards/
Many of our roles are customer-facing however we do have a number of back of house roles too. Our roles require flexibility as our Teams work together to offer our customers the best experience when staying or visiting our hostels.All training is provided so previous customer service experience is an advantage but by no means a deal breaker.
We are YHA.
A 90-year-old charity and social enterprise dedicated to connecting people with nature, the outdoors, culture and heritage through brilliant hostel stays and experiences. We operate hostels and activity centres throughout England and Wales and welcome all but specialise in creating opportunities for young people. As well as memorable holidays and short breaks, we deliver education residentials, group trips, and a variety of volunteering opportunities.
We are an award-winning charity most recently awarded Investors in People Gold, HIT Apprenticeships Best Community Outreach programme and HIT apprenticeships Employer of the Year among many more ongoing awards.
YHA have amazing properties in some of the most iconic and inspiring places in England and Wales. A team member job with YHA could see you behind a bar 20 metres from the shore of Windermere or changing beds in an 800-year-old castle. And you’ll have plenty of time to make the most of these amazing places in your spare time. Whether you’re an urban explorer, countryside rambler or a seasoned surfer, there’s a YHA for you.
But we’re more than just unique buildings in spectacular locations – YHA is also a charity. By working for YHA, you’d be helping improve access to life-changing travel and adventure.
As a YHA employee you’ll have access to a whole host of benefits designed to make your job as happy and rewarding as possible.
Our top priority is ensuring YHA is for everyone. To achieve this, we need a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We support equity, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our work.
Our people share a common purpose: to improve health, wellbeing and life skills. Our culture is collaborative; we work together following core values and behaviours called HEART: Helpful, Efficient, Authentic, Respectful and Team-spirited.
We welcome candidates with lived experiences** that are willing to share, that can inform/shape our approach, and help to reach those facing a range of personal or professional challenges.
**Lived experience can include protected characteristics, class, educational experience, personal experience such as debt, caring responsibilities, illness, hobbies, community work and interests.
Please note: YHA is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during our safer recruitment process in line with this commitment, this will include the checking of relevant ID’s for Right to work and a DBS application.