Our hostel in Sofia (Bulgaria) is looking for volunteers.

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Hostel N1 in Sofia, Bulgaria looking for volunteers for a hostel exchange

Hostel exchange in Bulgariaย  – We need your help! Could you join us as a volunteer? Hey! Our hostel is located in the centre of Sofia and close to most of the city’s attractions. We need helpers to receive guests, clean out, entertain guests and following simple instructions. The most important is being sociable and aware if the tourists need something.
Update July 2021 – At the moment, there are 3 volunteers in the hostel and we are looking for 2-3 more since 5-6 volunteers are optimal for us.

We provide a bed, a kitchen, basic food, free trips, Wi-Fi.
Work is 5 hours a day and 2 days off.

The minimum period is one month. The maximum period is not limited.

Helpers will be able to visit all the sights of Sofia and travel around Bulgaria.

So you do not mind being able to roll up your sleeves for that specific assignment, send us a message (see contact details section below!).

What type of host are you?


What are you looking for help with?
What’s the mission of your community?

Be the best hostel in Sofia (Bulgaria)

How many volunteers could you host?
  • More than two
When would you need volunteers?

All year long

How many hours of help per day?

5 hours of help per day

How many days of help per week?

5 days of help per week – 2 days off

Note about the volunteer work and other expectations

We need helpers to work at the reception, clean, entertain guests, hold joint events and so on. For each shift, there is an instruction to be performed at 100%.
The most important is being sociable and aware if the tourists need something.

Are accommodation and food included?

Yes, we offer food and accommodation

What type of accommodation can you provide?
  • Dormitory/shared rooms
Diet – nutrition information

Free basic food – rice, pasta, cooking oil, selection of fresh vegetables (carrots, potatoes, onion, garlic), selection of seasonal fruits, spices, bread, cow’s milk, sour milk, eggs, jam.

Drinks: selection of coffee (instant, regular coffee, decaffeinated), selection of tea (black, green, other), cacao, sugar.

Fees transparency

No fees

VISA – could you provide Visa support/info/invitation letters?

No! we cannot help with Visa/invitation letters – similar requests will be ignored.

Volunteers’ benefits:

This place will make you know people from all over the world and discover a new culture.
We are right in the middle of Sofia.
In the hostel, helpers get experience working with guests from different countries. Also, learn how the hostel works. You can have fun with guests and visit various sights of the city of Sofia and its environs.
Every day we offer trips for hostel guests. Trips to Rila Monastery, Seven Rila Lakes, Plovdiv, Saeva dupka, Eyes of God cave, Devetashka Cave. Volunteers can travel on these trips free of charge. If we are planning any of these trips with hostel guests, then volunteers go for free.



How to get to your site

You can take the metro from the airport and get off at Serdika metro station. Price for metro ticket 1.60 leva (0,8 euro). From the metro station, there are about 300 meters to our hostel. If you take a taxi don’t agree to pay more than 15 leva (7,5 euro).
From the bus / train station you can walk (15 minutes) or take the metro (0,8 euro) or tram(0,8 euro) or taxi (2,5 euro).

For taxis, you can use the Yellow Taxi app or TaxiMe. This application is also useful for city trips. It is cheaper, for example, to travel with other volunteers than using the metro.

Str. Serdika 28 (supercenter of Sofia) – https://www.google.com/travel/hotels/s/fvuV6

Is there internet access?



Fb page: https://www.facebook.com/hostel1sofia
+359 887 153 079 (WhatsApp, Viber, Skype, Telegram)
Hostname: Hostel N1 in Sofia
Host Email: hosteln1@abv.bg

See more volunteering opportunities in Bulgaria

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Author: Voluntouring staff

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2 thoughts on “Our hostel in Sofia (Bulgaria) is looking for volunteers.

  1. Hey team in Sofia!

    I will be in Sofia from June until mid-July and would like to help out. I don’t need accommodation or food. What projects might I assist??

    Look forward to hearing from you and other recommendations you may have.

    1. Dear Christine ๐Ÿ˜Š
      This is the comment section of the host announcement. The hosts may not be able to read this section, so to get in touch with them, please use the contact information they provided in the “Contact Details” section at the end of the announcement, just above our conversation.๐Ÿ‘†

      Thank you and happy travels.๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿคž

      Did you know that you can use this section to leave a review or reference for this volunteer project/program?

      Voluntouring team

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