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Current Opening(s)

There is currently 3 openings available:

Cook (The Cavern)

The Cavern, inside the HI Toronto hostel, is hiring a part-time cook! Want to meet new travelers, want to work amongst an amazing team and embrace new challenges? Maybe you're the person we're looking for! This bar is many things: a cool coffee spot, a place to meet travelers from…

Bartender/Barista (The Cavern)

You've got the love for coffee art? Would you love to work in the best bar in Toronto and meet travelers every day? The Cavern is currently hiring a barista and maybe you're the missing element to our team! The ideal candidate for this job is outgoing, responsible, is excellent in customer service, enjoys…

Night Auditor

The Night Auditor is a key member of the Front Desk team responsible for the overnight operations of the hostel, verifying the accuracy of guest accounts, balancing charges and revenues, as well as assisting with all aspects of guest services. OVERVIEW Engage each guest and provide excellent customer service Perform…


You love Toronto and you want to share it with the rest of the world? You’re travelling and would like to spend a bit more time in the city?

The hostel is constantly seeking volunteers to perform a variety of tasks, like leading activities, helping out with breakfast, doing small maintenance work and more! You must be comfortable working in English.


  • Work 5 hours, 5 days a week. Two days off
  • Minimum stay of 1 month
  • You must provide a deposit of at least three night’s accommodation (if you are not getting enough hours to work, this pays for the monthly daily rate)
  • Free accommodation (in a shared 6-bed dorm)
  • Two meal vouchers
  • Enjoy a 50% discount at the bar
If this is something you are interested in please email and tell us a little about you!