Breakfast Service Employee (m/f/x)

as of now – full time – in Amsterdam, Netherland


As Europe's largest hostel chain, a&o is big, diverse and always has a smile. We realize our mission "everyone can travel" through low prices and steady growth. We have set ourselves the goal of being CO2-neutral by 2025.

To support our team at the a&o Hostel Amsterdam we are looking for YOU - a reliable employee in the breakfast service (m/f/x).

Our hostel is exclusively made available to the refugee aid until the end of the year and is therefore an ideal place for the practical experience of students with a social-pedagogical orientation.
This position is available part-time (5 days a 6 hours or 4 a days 8 hours) and/or full-time 40 hours.

We also welcome applicants with knowledge from/as: bakery, bake shop, gas station shop, McDonald, Subway, barista, cook, kitchen assistants, takeaway, bar staff, snack bar or career changers who enjoy giving our guests a special experience!


  • You will be responsible for ensuring a full breakfast service during the opening hours of the buffet – this means:
  • The preparation of breakfast is your main responsibility
  • During service, you will keep track of various checklists and the temperature of offered dished
  • To give our guests a good start into their day, you will offer hosting-services and attend to their needs
  • Following buffet-hours, you will ensure kitchen, buffet and dining room are left neat and tidy
  • The foundation of a good breakfast is a full pantry, so you always have to take care of stockings and orders



  • For an early bird like you its second nature to be cheerful and good-humoured, even in the early hours of the day
  • Experience in the service-industry is an advantage, but more importantly, you are motivated and enthusiastic
  • You have a great sense of responsibility for the tasks you are given
  • Our work setting is constantly changing, so having a flexible attitude is absolutely imperative
  • Since shifts start early (5:00 AM), living in Amsterdam or surrounding residential areas is ideal
  • You are a team player – working in a team, or leading it, comes natural to you
  • Good English skills are a must, Dutch skills are highly preferred, knowledge of additional languages is an advantage



  • Staff members stays for 1 Euro in all a&o hostels
  • attractive corporate benefits such as discounted leisure activities and events
  • subsidized language courses
  • support for your further education in the form of various trainings
  • Of course we provide drinks, fruit and vegetables on a daily basis – and as hostel staff you can join your team for the meals served at the buffet
  • Seniority bonuses in the form of cash bonuses and additional vacation days
  • room for the implementation of own ideas
  • 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 in Janauary 2022).

Apply now!


Sven de Boer
General Manager | Regional Manager