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Welcome to the Job Board search page for Backpackers

Hi please have a browse around Workstays search page for casual work and jobs for Backpackers, Students and working holiday visa holders in Australia, even if you are migrating to Australia and seeking permanent work. We can help you, with our extensive list of job contacts, we may have a job that suits your needs and we can help you enjoy your stay in Australia.

Looking for casual work whilst you are travelling around Australia?. Please try the search box below or send us an email with your CV Resume to WorkStay Tell us what type of work you are willing to do and we will try and help. Please note Jobs come and go all the time so please keep popin back to check the jobs board or you can join us on RSS and this way we can put you on our system and try and help you keep working whilst you are in Australia, Good luck!!

Looking for casual work in a particular state try these NSW, WA, SA, NT, VIC, Tassie. Queensland


Bar Staff Mandurah


We are seeking an experienced Bar Person/s with a current Work Permit, preferably Irish or British travellers. An RSA will be required. Murphy’s is situated on the Waterfront in Mandurah and accessible by train with a shuttle bus to the door. Website: If you would like more information please phone Peta on 08 9535 2666


Bar/Wait Staff


Casual Position for busy tavern in High Wycombe Night and weekend Shifts availble


Bar/Wait Staff


Do you want to be a part of the team behind Perth's award winning bar and restaurant? We're looking to fill the following positions... Bar/Wait Staff ,Door Hostess and a 3rd - 4th Year Apprentice Chef


Cafe Assistant

Melville Perth

Cafe assistant


Casual Food & Beverage Attendants.

East Fremantle

Tradewinds Hotel – East Fremantle is looking for Casual Food & Beverage Attendants. If you are enthusiastic, have common sense and a pleasant disposition and strive to take care of customers the way you would like to be looked after. – Then you need to be part of our team. We have a variety of shifts, including day shifts. Previous experience, RSA certificate and a Police clearance is required.


Casual Waiter

Claremont Perth

Days Only


Cook/allrounder Country pub


a position at our country hotel for a cook/allrounder position. Must have cooking exp, speak fluent english, clean and tidy presentation. Room and meals are provided to the succesful applicant. The position is at the Yalgoo Hotel, located 230kms east of Geraldton. Rosters and wages will be discussed with potential candidates. Immediate start necessary. Please contact Stan at the Yalgoo Hotel on or email Linda at


Fulltime and Casual Bar & Wait Staff

South Perth

Coco's Restaurant and The Bellhouse Seafood Cafe, is currently looking for new talent for their busy, fast paced restaurant team. Opportunities are currently available for individuals that are disciplined, highly motivated, self driven and career minded.


home help/nanny

25kms north east of carnamah town

looking for a live in nanny to help with 3 children. 2 are at boarding school and I have a 6 year old girl at home. I travel a lot and need someone to take care of house hold, cook meals and look after 6year old when I am unavailable


Hospitality work


Working in Northham country pub Duties Serving cleaning cooking


Live in Nanny

Mid West WA (Mount Magnet & Geraldton)

NANNY Young female sought for live in position with family with 2 boys, 3 and 4 years old for approximately 6 weeks. Good opportunity to save as meals and accommodation supplied plus a weekly wage. Also a chance to experience outback life.


Receptionist for a Backpackers

Northbridge Perth

Governor Robinsons are looking for 2 Backpackers /Travellers to help look after the front desk of our small hostel covering all duties, from booking customers in to making them fill at home. Work for accommodation (3hrs per day)


Receptionist for Shiralee hostel

Northbridge perth

Receptionist to work behind the counter helping with booking in guests and general duties around the hostel ideal for a couple of single traveller.


Roadhouse Worker

Bremer Bay

Roadhouse worker required, accommadation available, 30hrs min a week. Experienced at serving customers & Kitchen. Resumes needed.


Wanted Housekeepers, Barmaids, All rounders,Cooks

Clermont Qld

we are looking for housekeepers, barmaids, all rounders,and people with cooking experience to work in our hotel


Woofer Type Work

Southwest of Perth

Governor Robinson Hostel are looking for some workers to help out on our organic cattle farm in the South West of WA the work would be general duties in and around our farm.



2 People for Olive Tree Prunning

Kimbri, Rydal/Hampton Rd Rydal NSW 2075

I operate a small (1000 tree) olive grove at Rydal (near Lithgow) NSW and have a need for two unskilled pruners for a week in the week beginning 8 July 2013. I can provide accommodation and meals and a reasonable hourly rate. I would work with them. The job would involve pruning trees, picking up and burning the prunings. I would be able to interview applicants in Sydney.


2nd year visa work


Looking for offside to start immediately!full description below


Assistant Manager

Wongaling Beach

Guest Check in/out
Tour Sales
cash handling
guest services


Au pair/live in


Busy family of five are looking for a new addition to their family to help with their three young girls (1, 3, 5yrs). Help around the house will be required, drop offs to school and day care and pick ups also needed.
Drivers license, car needed. Min age 21yrs.


Cattle Farm work Townsville area

Niall Station Charters Towers

We run a cattle property in north queensland west of Townsville, great large house supplied, general cleaning, mowing and cattle work will be required




Chef required for a busy Wellington Point Restaurant, Redlands (on the bay of Brisbane).
No evenings or, shift work.
Days: Friday - Tuesday
Hours: 7:30am - 3:00pm
Contact Andrea


Chefs Needed ASAP Daintree


Resort in the beautiful World Heritage Rainforest looking for chefs for immediate start



Cunnamulla Western Queensland

Far Western Queensland Hotel,
Experienced Cook Required


Enjoying Melbourne so much and need an amazing secure, paid job?

Melbourne, VIC

Are you the party starter of your group?
Need that job to pay your bills?
Want to work with amazing people and travel around Australia?

A fantastic new opportunity has become available for numerous Face-to-Face fundraisers to join our growing family!
You’ll be joining a well-established and expanding team that supports and raises awareness for numerous campaigns. I’m sure you’ve heard of the Guide Dogs, Cancer Council and Mind Australia before so why not take the initiative and get paid for making a difference in the community? Plus you’ll get to work and explore what Australia has to offer and we’ll cover the expenses! Be part of TFP and help raise millions for a good cause. Spots are limited!

Sales and fundraising experience are not essential, but highly regarded. The most important thing is your attitude to work for a good cause. The Fundraising People possess over 50 years’ worth of experience in the fundraising industry combined and have amazing leaders to mentor and provide you the tools to succeed through your time as a fundraiser. And believe us, there’s plenty of room to build your career. With hard work and commitment, you could be a Team Leader or Campaign Field Manager in no time.

The position is full time, Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm. Wage varies depending on your age but you will be compensated a base rate of up to $730 per week plus bonus incentives. Backpackers and students on 3 months Uni holidays are welcome to apply.

Don’t hesitate, enquire and apply right away!

Just hit the reply button with attached resume and best contact number or send it to ‘’

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The Fundraising People, Leaders in Global Giving


Family looking for great healthy cook

Currumbin Valley Gold Coast

Family looking for great healthy cook who will prepare juices and meals for family of 4 throughout the week- along with some organic gardening of our vegetable gardens. Must have experience in vegetarian and raw foods, friendly, honest and hard working, reliable. Meals will be required to follow healthy living principles for cancer recoverer who is following the Gerson Therapy (this will be explained and taught).Some light house cleaning and gardening also. Hours will depend on skills but generally we need someone to prepare daily juices throughout the day, healthy organic fresh meals and tend garden and suspect that this would be 4-6 hours a day 5 days a week. Pay negotiable based on skill We live in Currumbin Valley (10 min drive from the stunning beaches of the Gold Coast!)


Fruitpicking job


Tomato And cherry Picking , with a possibility for a second year visa .


Groom for team of showjumping horses.


Groom for team of showjumping horses. Job available for 3 months travelling thru out Qld, grooming a team of showjumping horses at shows. Experience and competent with horses is necessary. Food and Accommodation provided + $100 per week. Starts soon as possible.


Horse Rider / Groom

Goulburn NSW

A position is avaialable for a Groom/rider on a farm 160 KM's south of Sydney. Horse experience is a must. Riding is optional.


Live and Work on the Great Barrier Reef

Great Keppel Island, Great Barrier Reef

Position 1 - Great Keppel Island Want to experience living on an Island on the Great Barrier Reef - spend your spare time snorkelling, swimming, bush walking or simply enjoying a beautiful pristine Island. Backpackers required for 2 - 4 week periods (may be extended by mutual agreement) - 4 hours of work per day, six days per week in exchange for accommodation and meals. Any hours in excess of the 4 hours will be paid. Variety of work available - housekeeping, kitchen work, minor maintenance, gardening, basic clerical. Daily ferry to and from the Island. Position 2 - Food and Beverage Attendant - Keppel Haven Food and Beverage attendant required - Keppel Haven, Great Keppel Island. Position involves serving alcohol, food and making coffees. Must have barista experience. RSA required for bar work. Live-in position. Guaranteed minimum - 16 hours per week.


Live-in Housekeepers

Hervey Bay, Qld

Housekeeping for beachfront holiday accommodation in Hervey Bay.


Motel/Restaurant Staff required

Clermont, Queensland

4 star motel & restaurant requires restaurant staff. Duties to include waiting tables, serving drinks, kitchen prep, reception duties, cleaning plus other duties as required


Piggery Labour


General Piggery Work
-Hosing/pressure cleaning
-Medicating (needling,teeth and tails)
-General Maintainance


Shop assistants


to help at weekends in clothing section


stablehand for general horse stud


Thoroughbred Stud one hour from Brisbane requires a stablehand for general horse stud duties.Horse experience is preferable but not essential. Immediate start. Accommodation available please contact at or phone .


Strawberry Picking and Packing


Picking and Packing strawberries in the Caboolture area of South East Queensland.
Perfect for a second visa.


Tree Climbing and Looping Jobs available

Cairns and Port Duglas

MPDT is currently looking for staff, particularly from the UK with tree climbing and lopping experience. In and around the cairns and port douglas area and our industry is great for time on visa. please call for further queries


Volunteer Live-in Housekeeper and Animal Au Pair

Hervey Bay, Qld

Housekeeping and animal care in Hervey Bay.


Woofers Needed asap in World Heritage Rainforest

Cape Tribulation

Immediate start for woofers in World Heritage Daintree Rainforest


Work Experience Oportunity on NW QLD cattle station

Julia Creek, QLD

Come and experience life in the Australian bush with an open minded team, who endeavour to promote the regeneration of our land through holistic management. We graze cattle, sheep and camels.

We would like to help you build new skills such as stock handling, fencing and using a chainsaw as the work here will mostly include feeding stock prickly acacia (which is done with a chainsaw), moving stock to new pasture daily as well as sheep proofing existing fences.

The work out here can be hard, but rewarding, the people will be welcoming and encouraging, and the learning opportunities countless. Duties may also include general property maintenance and the establishment of a self-sufficient living approach involving vegetable gardens, fruit trees, dairy cows and chickens. Experience not necessary, but a good work ethic and willingness to learn is a must! This is a volunteer position that does not support a wage, but includes food & board.


Work outdoors in Brisbane and make a difference in the world!

Brisbane, QLD

Are you looking for a career change?
Prefer talking to people than sitting in an office all day?
Do you enjoy travelling?

You’ve come to the right place! What is it to be a Face-to-Face Fundraiser? It means that you’ll be responsible for recruiting regular donors and working at various public locations with an amazing team. Are you that enthusiastic and self-motivated superstar who can connect supporters to charities? Do you possess a passion for raising awareness for causes such as the Cancer Council? Do you like to travel and explore new places every day? If yes, then take this opportunity to make a difference in the world!

Previous sales or fundraising experience is not necessary, but well regarded. Don’t hesitate, most of our staff has never worked in fundraising before, but fell in love with it from day one. The Fundraising People is a market leader with over 50 years’ worth of experience in the industry combined and more than $100 million raised for charities. Combined with a comprehensive training program, you’ll be up and ready for the job in no time. Plus there is plenty of room to grow and watch your career boom before you know it.

This position is full-time, Monday through Friday, from 9am to 5pm. Depending on your age, you will be compensated a base rate of up to $730 per week, plus any applicable Bonuses. You will be offered the opportunity to travel around Australia for Free as we cover transport and accommodation!
Backpackers and students on 3 months Uni break minimum are welcome to apply!

So what are you waiting for? Apply now before it’s too late!

Just hit the reply button with attached resume and best contact number or send it to ‘’

Visit us ‘’
The Fundraising People, Leaders in Global Giving



100 Cherry Pickers Wanted

Stoney Point Leeton NSW

Looking for 100 people to do cherrys picking work starting end of oct. 2012.


Backpacker wanted

Coonabarabran NSW

I am from Coonabarabran which is in Central Western NSW about an 2 hours drive north of Dubbo. I am looking for a backpacker who needs to do the 3 months work in a rural area. I lease some land up here and run some cattle and grow some small crops. I was thinking of hiring a backpacker to help me for 3-4 months. It would be live in town with myself in a 4 bedroom house so would prefer a female.


Bar Work

Sydney NSW

We are currently on the look-out! Professional Bar & wait staff are required for this busy CBD restaurant. Personality Essential! Experience preferrred. Join our hard-working team in this iconic Sydney venue. Flexible shifts available in this 7-day a week operation.


barmaid for regional hotel


regional hotel seeking barmaid to start immeiately


Car Wash Casuals

Parklea NSW

Great outdoor work at vibrant modern CarWash Cafe. Award pay and good hours.


Casual Work Required

Main Exhibition Venues in Sydney

Casual work available in the Exhibition Event Industry


Child care

Rural nsw

Looking for someone to help with our 2 children in rural NSW traveling around with use while we work in the day minding the children and some cooking cleaning and odd jobs fun loving family easy to get along with start asap


Coaches wanted for the Spring School Break


Coaches wanted for the Spring School Holidays 2011 for children’s sports clinics in various locations throughout Sydney


Entry Level $550-$650 weekly


Entry Level $550-$650 weekly
Work from home or any Mobile phones & Laptop.
Make $200-$300 per day.It will take you less than 1 hour.
P/T work as u like ,morning, afternoon, or at night.
No any experience Required for this jobs.
suitable for everyone & immediate start
Zero start up cost ,visit here:-

It only takes 2 minutes.


Entry Level Student Positions This Weekend.

Sydney 2000 NSW

An exciting opportunity for Part Time Student (16 hr/week)


Experienced motor mechanics required


Our client requires experienced motor mechanics to work for their professional well established organisation in Sydney.


Farm Work (Tractor Operators)

Bonnie View Moree NSW

Would you like to work for Prospect Downs Farming Co? We are looking for tractor operators for sowing our summer crops and for helping with the upcoming harvest, for November


Food Delivery on Bicycle/Scooter in Sydney


Work for an exciting new start up deliverying food from top restaurants in Sydney using a bicycle or scooter.


Gardening @ Murrumbateman NSW

Murrumbateman NSW

The work involves clearing an area of overgrown grass, leveling an area to prepare for garden paths, clearing overgrown water feature, (may need to stand in water)and generally assist with mulching and general maintenance.


Horse Groom/Rider

Goulburn NSW

A position is avaialable for a Groom/rider on a farm 160 KM's south of Sydney. Horse experience is a must. Riding is optional.



Rockdale SYDNEY

Hostesses Attractive Ladies required for 5 Star Retreat. We are looking for fun & outgoing girls seeking an enjoyable and motivational Environment.


Lettuce,broccoli,cauliflower picking

Canowindra NSW

Broccoli,lettuce and cauliflower picking


Looking for Full and Partime Workers


If you would like to post a job on WorkStay. Please contact us or go to Employers NSW


Offer Weekend Positions $18-$23 Per Hour.

Sydney 2000 NSW

Full time or Part time roles available (Weekdays & Weekends)


Part time jobs for cash $25 P/H.


Part time jobs for cash $25 P/H.
Work from home or any Mobile phones & Laptop.
Make $200-$300 per day.It will take you less than 1 hour.
P/T work as u like ,morning, afternoon, or at night.
No any experience Required for this jobs.
suitable for everyone & immediate start
Zero start up cost ,visit here:-

It only takes 2 minutes.


Part Time Positions ($24 Hrs) Immediate Start.

Sydney 2000 NSW

Starting with part time hours you can move quickly to full time.


Promotions & Marketing Campaign


Animal Rescue Charity

Promotions / Awareness & Fundraising Campaign


The Perisher Manor Hotel (snow season)

Perisher Valley NSW

The Perisher Manor Hotel are inviting applicants to fill the following positions for the coming 2009 winter snow season. *Head Chef *Chefs *Edge Cafe/Bar Supervisor *Base 1720 Bar & Restaurant Supervisor *Pub Family Food Court Supervisor *Housekeeping Supervisor *Cocktail Bar Attendant/s *Food & Beverage Attendant/s (Rest & Bars) *Housekeeping Room Attendant/s *Front Office Receptionist/s *Night Auditor *Kitchen hand/s *Maintenance/Cleaner


Wanted Carpenter and builders labourer


wanted carpenter and builders labourer start now.


Workers to pick and pack Tomatoes

Pheasant Nest Sydney

Tomatoe growers looking for casual workers to help pick and pack our produce. For the right applicates we can supply accommodation .



Cook / Chef


Busy hotel in the Copper Coast region requires a Casual Cook / Chef. Hours will be 16 to 20 per week and will be over variable shifts. Experience is essential. Award rates will apply and in accordance with relevant experience. To apply please email your current resume along with at least 2 work related referees


Looking for casual or full time workers in South Australia

South Australia

If you would like to post a Job, please go to menu bar, Employers, South Australia and fill in the form this will put your job vacany on our website. If you have problems doing this please contact us


Security Officers

SA- Freeling

Seeking Qualified Security officers to join respected security northern regional company. You will need to be fully licenced in S all aspects of security. You will be required to work all over the Barossa Valley region option to work at Murray Bridge and The Riverland Successful applicants will be required to have thier own reliable transport and be available for on Call Duties at short notice. Employment Times will be negotiated with the employer and will realate to work available at time of duty. Pay rate Security Officers Award SA. email resumes that meet all Security requriements to




Strahan West coast Tasmania

We are establishing a Platypus walk and need help cleaning up the creek.


General farm (paid) work on Private Island

Satellite Island Tasmania

Help needed with general Island farm maintenance, wood chopping, chainsawing, woodstacking etc 2-3 days work for 2/3 male helpers from Thursday 18 May,
Saturday 30 May - Friday 5 June (inclusive), Tuesday 9 June - Friday 12 June (inclusive). Paid work.


Looking for employees in Tasmania Casual or full time

Hobart Tasmania

Please go to the Menu Bar Employers, Tasmania and post your job



Broadmarsh Tasmania

Stable work and horse care/handling.
Care and maintenance of all riding equipment
Exercise horses via treadmill - dry and water based. cooling down.
other tasks as requested.



AuPair/Household Assistant

Geelong CBD Victoria

We are a busy family living on a sheep stud/farm, 10 min from Geelong CBD. We are looking for a fun loving, energetic, hassle free person who is responsible, well ordered and a self starter to assist with the running of our house. We have 3 children, 2 of which are at school, the youngest is 20 months. Depending upon the applicant we shall assist with farm work requirements for second year visa.


Are you FAST and FURIOUS? Join our team today!


• Want to start having fun at work again?
• Do you have a passion to succeed?
• Are you Confident, outgoing and hard working?


Au Pair & Farm Hand

Tooborac, Central Victoria

Want to experience rural Victoria?
Help out with children, animals and heaps of gardening.

Well we have the opportunity for you!

Based in Tooborac we have 2 children under 3 and run a farm business ‘paddock to plate’ – so we need help.




Need experienced Bartenders with current RSA Certificate (no Statement of Attainments) for casual day festival work.


Chefs,Cooks and Kitchenhands wanted for Ski Resort

Falls Creek Victoria

We are looking for Chefs,cooks and kitchen hands for our restaurant at Falls Creek Ski Resort, on a casual basis for the rest of the Ski season approx October Please contact us if you are interested.




We are a city based fast growing sales & promotions company. Are you FUN, OUTGOING and HUNGRY for an opportunity?


Do you want to make a difference? Become a Residential Care Worker

All over Victoria

Do you want to make a difference in the Welfare sector? Become a Residential Worker with Welfare Personnel Australia.

We are looking for people who are qualified and met the requirements to work in this field.

We are looking for people who fit and believe in our company's IDEOLOGY. Please check out our website if this sounds like something you would be interested in.


Like to work in a hostel

Apollo Bay Victoria

General hostel duties 2 hrs a day for free accommodation & breakfast plus free use of internet ,bikes, surfboards etc. Min 1 mth required


Looking for full or casual employees for Victoria

Melbourne Victoria

Go to Menu bar Employers Victoria and post a job on WorkStay


Male carer Wanted / No Experience necessary


$30PH weekdays / $35PH weekends
You do not need experience or qualifications. You do need to have excellent fitness and strength and a caring and helpful personality. You also need to be reliable, punctual & caring.


Potato Harvester/Sorter


Potato Harvester/Sorter for 6 weeks on farm in Victoria



Home Tutor

Neutral Junction Station

Assist with supervision in the school room for our 10 year old daughter. Other jobs will be required such as cleaning, gardening and generally helping out.


Looking for Full and Partime Workers



Need two Casual Worker Darwin


We are moving houses this coming Monday (within Darwin) and need two strong men to help - it will be about half a day's work, and we will pay $30 cash per hour, per person.


Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival Volunteerr

Nightcliff, Darwin

Festival Volunteers - gain local experience on a FUN community festival and boost your CV.


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