Hostelling International-Santa Cruz

A California beach hostel at the historical Carmelita Cottages

321 Main Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 USA

(831) 423-8304

Hours: 8-11 AM & 5-10 PM
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Our Volunteer Philosophy
Volunteers are an essential part of the hostelling movement

Volunteers play a key role in sharing their own life experience and passion for travel with travelers locally and from around the world.


HI USA volunteers are vital contributors to the future of hostelling by providing innovative ideas and resources and by serving as hostelling ambassadors in their local communities.

Why Volunteer with HI USA?
Share your passion . Make a difference . Earn free travel


Share your passion: Opportunities include leading tours and cultural outings, hosting hostel events, teaching travel classes in the community and more.


Make a difference: Our volunteers help our guests connect with each other, the communities they visit, and the wider world.


HOST EVENTS !
GARDEN !
BE A TOUR GUIDE !
PUB CRAWLS !
TEACH !
HELP STAFF !