Maintenance Crew

About the position

At Progress no two days are the same. The maintenance crew is responsible for fixing damages – This includes broken electrical supplies, ripped tents, plumbing issues and much more.  Maintaining the toolshed will also be your responsibility as well as keeping track of who was using which tools. Often you will go on a shopping trip if the hostel is in need of more appliances.

Tasks & Responsibilites

  • Check daily with the Head of General Crew and the Reception team what needs to be done.
  • ex. fixing a broken tent, building some furniture, doing some basic plumbing and rewiring electrics
  • Being responsible in case of emergencies like nor electricity at night
  • Unlock the toolshed at the start of the day and lock it at the end
  • Keeping track of outgoing tools and materials
  • Doing a shopping run on occasion 
  • Help us in coming up with new ideas on how to improve the hostel and make it more sustainable

Skills & Requirements

  • You have an understanding of  plumbing and electrical systems as well as carpentry and other trades. 
  • You love getting your hands dirty and love anything and everything DIY
  • You have a creative mind 
  • You see the solution and not the problem
  • You are at least 25 years old
  • You have a European drivers’ license
  • Preferably a license to drive a truck


  • Free accomodation: A private tent with mattress and bedding
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday
  • 1 day off / week
  • Free use of surf & hostel equipment

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Book your summer surf trip now and get extra discount. 

10% off on all add-ons such as surf lessons, rental and food! 

Use discount code PROGRESS10 on our booking page.

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