Join Our Team as a Seasonal Member - Embrace Every Opportunity
YHA Grinton Lodge is situated on the southern slopes of Swaledale, We are surrounded by stunning scenery and exceptional views of the Yorkshire Dales, and just a 10-minute walk from the village of Grinton. We are looking for 2 x Team Members to work our 2024 season as all round team members and help out with activities.
Our hostel offers an entirely distinctive workplace, far from the ordinary office setting. At YHA Grinton Lodge we believe in valuing our team members and ensuring they have access to great perks:
- Competitive hourly rate: We offer a pay of £10.42 per hour – this will be reviewed in line with National Living Wage 2024 (this role is fixed/flexible, 25+ hours per week, temporary contract)
- Accommodation options: If needed, live-in accommodation is available at a reasonable rate of £60.90 per week.
- Exclusive benefits: Enjoy access to YHA's staff discount and cashback portal, allowing you to save on your everyday purchases.
- Free YHA Membership: Receive a complimentary YHA Membership each year.
- Travel and adventure: Discover new places with 10 free hostel stays per year for you and up to 3 friends or family members.
There's a multitude of advantages to being part of the YHA team. To explore more about the benefits we offer, visit our YHA Jobs website today.
The Role: A Seasonal Journey Awaits
As a Seasonal Team Member your contributions are key to delivering outstanding service. You'll find yourself in a role that is central to creating memorable experiences for all, regardless of your background or experience.
- Sharing Local Insights: Working on reception and offering insights about the hostel and the local area, ensuring everyone feels informed and at home.
- Leveraging Technology: Utilising our systems for efficient guest check-ins and check-outs.
- Creating a Welcoming Space: Carrying out cleaning and housekeeping duties to maintain a comfortable and inviting environment.
- Culinary Delights: Assisting in the preparation of food in the kitchen and serving food and drinks with warmth and hospitality, while engaging in authentic, inclusive conversations. Suggesting enjoying dinner with us or offering a beverage or dessert as you assist with table service, ensuring a diverse and welcoming experience for all guests.
What We Value
At YHA, we understand that diverse experiences enrich our community. We value lived experiences just as much as previous skills and knowledge. We offer a comprehensive induction, ongoing training, and opportunities for personal growth. While certain roles may require specific skills, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
Our roles are diverse, and we believe that diverse backgrounds make us stronger. Good communication skills and basic IT proficiency are beneficial. Punctuality is essential in our dynamic environment.
Ready to Join Us?
If this opportunity resonates with you, we invite you to submit your CV and complete our brief application form. Feel free to attach a cover letter to further express your unique qualifications and experiences. If you require any assistance, our YHA Jobs website's contact page is available to support you.
To explore the YHA charity, our unique culture, rich heritage, and more, please visit our jobs website. Our primary strategic priority is to make YHA accessible for all, an essential part of our charitable mission. We actively seek to build diverse teams and extend a warm welcome to applicants from all backgrounds. To find out more about this you can visit the EDI section of our website.
Learn More About Us
To gain a deeper understanding of what it's like to be a part of YHA, visit the 'Working for YHA' pages on our YHA Jobs website.
Join YHA, and let's embark on this incredible journey together. Your unique perspective and experiences are valuable assets to our inclusive community.
PLEASE NOTE All relevant checks are in place to ensure safeguarding and legal requirements of safer recruitment are adhered to.
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.