Student Job at the a&o Hostel Aachen (m/f/x)

as of now - part-time - in Aachen, Germany


Are you looking for a permanent, part-time job in an international environment? Perfect! That's exactly what we offer! You can arrange your shifts flexibly in consultation with your team.

The teams at a&o Hostels form something very special to us: the heart!

To support our team we are looking for YOU - A hardworking and independent allround assistant. We are looking for enrolled students, working students, temporary student workers, university students and technical college students who enjoy a part-time job with guest contact and would therefore like to work in the hostel. Join our team now at the a&o Hostel Aachen Hbf now!

a&o Hostels: that's simple, honest, big and always with a smile. Since our first opening in 2000, we have been expanding all over Europe, true to our mission EVERYONE CAN TRAVEL. With currently 40 hostels in 24 cities and 9 countries, we are now Europe's largest hostel provider and are putting our mission into action! In doing so, and in maintaining and improving our standards and services, we are supported and guided by our head office in Berlin.

Flat hierarchies and a culture of open feedback make the foundation of our work environment shaped by dynamics, growth, and innovation. With that, we offer ideal career opportunities for everyone, whether expert or career changer. We emphasize to treat each other in a fair, social, and responsible way. Because together, not only working is more fun – but also success.


The reception desk/ bar area will be your primary field of responsibility – this means:

  • You will be responsible for the Check-In and Check-Out of our guests behind the reception desk or in the lobby as a guest relation officer
  • To ensure all our guests enjoy their stay at a&o, you will cater to their needs and offer tourist information
  • At the bar your job is to serve hot and cold drinks and snacks, as well as to prepare cocktails
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

Receiving training (naturally cost-free for you!) for all the areas you may work in is part of your job.



  • You are officially enrolled at university and have a valid enrolment certificate
  • The interaction in our guests is fun for you, you like to be a host – you show that every time of day and night!
  • You show an independent way of working; high commitment and Teamwork
  • You know your city well and know how to give our guests cool tips.
  • You love interacting with our guests, no matter the time of day or night
  • Your knowledge of German and English will enable you to have a conversation with our/your guests - we are of course happy to hear any other language you speak



  • Teamwork is our a&o, so you benefit from short decision-making paths and open communication
  • We focus on people, so your well-being is important to us. Our teams are diverse and shape our lively, open and international corporate culture.
  • Enjoy attractive corporate benefits, including free nights at all a&o Hostels, as well as discounted leisure activities and events
  • In addition: language courses, further training, sports facilities and much more
  • Of course we provide drinks, fruit and vegetables on a daily basis – and as hostel staff you can join your team for the warm meals served at the buffet

Salary: 9,60€/hour + night supplement


Are you that good-humored, service minded and hospitable person we are looking for?
We are very happy to receive your application (resume, cover letter, copy of your enrollement certificate, desired salary, earliest possible starting-date).

Apply now!


Kristina Golik
General Manager