About the organization
We are an international traveler’s hostel located in a prominent and central neighborhood of Washington DC. Our goal is to provide a safe, comfortable, and clean environment to travelers from around the world; to that end, we are recruiting mature, hospitality minded, customer focused, folks for our Front Desk and Housekeeping staff. In exchange for up to 25 hours per week, you get a bunk in one of our locations; accommodations are in the staff-only, dorm rooms. In addition to accommodation, you also receive free wifi, free laundry, and use of the equipped kitchen. We offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your outside responsibilities. We welcome diversity and appreciate the talents, skills and abilities that make you, you! Past staff have contributed to social media mgmt, handyman & maintenance activity, photography, tour guiding, music, art & comedy shows, and multilingual translation services. We are a family owned, small business rooted in Washington DC since 2001. Check us out
Front Desk Staff, Position Description: Assist guests with questions and issues; provide reservation management, including check-ins and check-outs; answer phone calls and emails; process cash and credit card transactions; manage bed inventory. Responsible for the front desk area and lobby cleanliness and appearance. Co-responsible for light housekeeping and admin tasks. May be required to help in other areas during busy seasons or if staff is short-handed.
21 years or older.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Basic math and computer skills.
Basic to intermediate English skills (verbal / written); language learners are encouraged to apply.
Effective communication skills (active listening; giving / receiving feedback; clarity of thought; intentionality).
Able to interact with guests and team members in a productive manner
Able to handle transactions accurately and responsibly; attention to detail required.
Strong customer service skills, including a helpful, courteous approach to resolving issues.
Able to stand, bend, walk and lift items (up to 20 lbs) throughout a shift.
Compensated in housing
Contact email: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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