Side Job: Kitchen / Buffet staff in Hostel (m/f/x)

as of now – on call but monthly scheduled according your preferences – in 1101-CD Amsterdam, Netherl


As Europe's largest Hostel chain a&o is simple, diverse and always with a smile. We push our mission "everyone can travel" through affordable prices and constant growth. By 2025, the company wants to be the first European hostel chain to be CO2 net zero - reducing its own ecological footprint to a minimum and offsetting the rest.
Since its foundation, a&o Hostels has seen itself as an employer whose teams are formed regardless of origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion or ethnicity.

Are you looking for a permanent, side job? Perfect! That's exactly what we offer!
To support our team at the a&o Hostel Amsterdam Zuidoost we are looking for YOU! A hardworking and independent side jobber (m/f/x) for our restaurant service.

Our hostel is exclusively made available to the refugee aid until February 2025 and is therefore an ideal place for the practical experience of students with a social-pedagogical orientation.

This job is particularly well suited to students as it has flexible working hours and is based on their availability and can easily be combined with a varied (university) timetable.
Of course, all applications are equally welcome.


During restaurant-shifts, you are responsible for:

  • The timely preparation of breakfast-, lunch- or dinner-buffet
  • Ensuring that our guest are satisfied and that hygiene-standards are always kept



  • You enjoy dealing with guests - and you show it, no matter what time of day or night it is
  • You are able to work independently, are highly committed and a team player
  • Since shifts might start early or end late, living in Amsterdam or surrounding residential areas is ideal
  • Your English skills are on B2 level – Dutch skills are highly preferred and of course we are happy for every additional language you are able to speak



  • Staff members stays for 1 Euro in all a&o hostels
  • Flexible shift scheduling according to your availability
  • attractive corporate benefits such as discounted leisure activities and events
  • subsidized language courses
  • support for your further education in the form of various trainings
  • We work in jeans and a&o polo shirt instead of stiff suits or uniforms
  • Of course, all hostel employee, are provided with drinks, fruit and vegetables every day.
  • Short decision-making processes and open communication


Are you that good-humored, service minded and hospitable person we are looking for?
We are very happy to receive your application (resume, earliest possibly starting-date).

Apply now!


Sven de Boer
General Manager | Regional Manager