Hostelling Scotland

Volunteering Vacancies

How to apply

If you are interested in volunteering with Hostelling Scotland please complete and return the volunteer application form and let us know which of the volunteer placements you are interested in.

Placements of 4 weeks minimum are available in the following hostels:

Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel: Mid August to mid October

Pitlochry Youth Hostel: October

All other seasonal placements for 2019 have been filled at present but please continue to check this page for updates. 

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residential

We are running a week-long Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residential this July. Find out more by clicking the button below.

DofE Minnigaff

Please note:

We only have a limited number of volunteer placements available at each youth hostel.

The recruitment process takes a number of weeks, we are unable to accept volunteers to start immediately.

We don't accept CV's. Anyone wishing to volunteer must complete the volunteer application form.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK and provide satisfactory references. Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor visa applications.

If you are interested in volunteering please download the application form below and email the completed form to  

Please also see Volunteer Applicant Privacy Notice to learn about how we process the applicant's personal data.

The Youth and Volunteer Engagement manager will be in touch if we have any suitable positions to then arrange a volunteer interview.

Download a Volunteer Application Form