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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




We have a casual vacancy for an experienced and skilled Chef to work in the North West. The candidate would need to be available to start next week and work until the end of April 2014.
As an experienced Chef you will be required to work approximately 40 hours per week however additional hours maybe available depending on operational requirements.

The company will provide free accommodation, food and flights out of Perth for the duration of the casual contract.

Please email your resume to


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 Duties for FREE BOARD


I am offering free board in exchange for home duties and some car detailing. Wages can also be paid once board has been worked off,


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.


Mystery shopper Broome


Mystery shopper required to carry out a survey using your smartphone


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.


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.


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



Springwood Qld 4127

Wanted leaflet collators for part time casual work - collating leaflets into sets



Springwood Qld 4127

Wanted leaflet collators for part time casual work - collating leaflets into sets


Construction assistant

Mt Coot-tha Brisbane Qld Australia

Help us build a new house in Brisbane only 4 kilometres from the centre of the city.
PLEASE NOTE: We currently have somebody in this role and do not have a vacancy.


Customer Services Position for Boutique Resort in Port Douglas

Port Douglas

Enthusiastic and outgoing person needed for Customer Services Position for Boutique Resort in Port Douglas


Exhibition Promo


Hi there we are after someone for our food expo on the 13th -15th of April.
The expo is just open to the trade and we just require someone to sample our product. If you need more info please give me a call on 07 34251080.
No skill needed should speak fluent English . Well paid!


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!)


Fundraisers Needed In Brisbane

New Farm

D2D fundraisers needed in Brisbane city and for raod trips. Come and raise money for ChildFund and the Cerebral Palsy Alliance.


General Farm Hand

Hampton Qld

Farming work & Retail work


Great Money, Accom, Fun, Awesome People – you get it all with this job!

15 Locations across Australia

Retail Sales/Consumer Product. We are looking for fun, hard working and enthusiastic people to join our team to sell a very cool product in shopping centres around Aust over the Xmas period (Mid Nov – End Dec). With the Xmas frenzy, and you selling a very unique product there is a brilliant opportunity to make loads of money in a very short time. As Xmas gets closer your earning potential skyrockets! We offer a minimum of $800 p/w with your uncapped earning potential getting to as much as $3000 per week.


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.


Korean Farm Workers


Wanting Two female Korean Backpackers to work and live on our vegetable farm. Willing to stay for 6 months. Accommodation is provided. Family environment. Basic English is necessary.
1hr from Brisbane.


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.


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


Motor Cycle Deliverers

Springwood Qld 4127

Wanted deliverers to deliver advertising material into post boxes - Brisbane South-Must have 125 cc License current - award wages negotiable - Male or female.


Mystery Shopper – Service Checker


INTERNATIONAL SERVICE CHECK, a well-known mystery shopping global company, is calling you to be one of our shoppers.

If you are a resident of Australia, over 18 years of age, love shopping, have strong attention to detail, and have access to the internet, then you are a perfect candidate!

We will assign you to visit various commercial outlets to review the service received and submit an experience report. You feedback will be useful for service improvement. In addition to your fee, travel expense will be provided if you are asked to do a visit in a different city.

Interested? Please go to to register in our database (Please choose: Contact à Want to become a Service Checker? in the menu). Once you are registered you will need to complete certain certifications before you are assigned a visit.

You can also email if you have any questions.


Mystery Shoppers - Sunshine Coast


We are looking for a mystery shopper for 3 (three) of our sushi stores on the Sunshine Coast just north of Brisbane.
Maroochydore, QLD 4558 and Kawana Shopping World Buddina QLD 4575


Part Time Photographic Models

Brisbane & surrounds- Springwood based

Photographic models for leaflet and catalogue work. Some on location some studio. Rates depend on client budget but negotiated before shoot. Work availability depends on current projects. Model release essential. Wardrobe varies depending on project. If interested contact us for current projects . Experience not necessary. Rates negotiable. Experienced professional photographer.


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 planter/picker/planter


Looking for 4 backpackers preferably asian to plant/pick/pack strawberries in the Caboolture region from about 20th of March til end of September. Will fill out for 2nd year 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


Warm Outbound Sales Consultants

Brisbane CBD, Australia

Sales Consultants
Are you driven by making a difference and want to promote unique products and services that have a significant community impact?

Do you want to work with hot prospects to support them to raise money for a truly worthy cause?


Yacht Crew


Looking for crew to help prepair yacht for world cruise.



100 Cherry Pickers Wanted

Stoney Point Leeton NSW

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


Australia Local Guide Wanted


Help visitors and local communities!

Local Guide Wanted


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.


Car Wash Casuals

Parklea NSW

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




Odd internal carpentry/joinery jobs and help with an outside deck from recycled fence palings


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


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


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.


Looking for Full and Partime Workers


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


Mystery shopper - Armidale NSW


Mystery Shopper required for our store in Armidale NSW 2350 - 20 minutes work


Process Workers/ Factory Hands – Many Positions - Fantastic Pay!


International well established Food Production Company requires many workers

FANTASTIC PAY! Fantastic Pay! Really Fantastic Pay!

Day shift, Afternoon Shift and Night Shift

Must have good command of English both written and verbal
Must be physically fit, healthy, reliable, hard worker, Punctual and great work ethic
Must be intelligent and have common sense

Ongoing shifts for suitable candidates

Immediate start!

Please email resume to include; past work experience, address, DOB if have own vehicle to get to and from work


Relief Youth Specialist

Cedars Youth Services-Lincoln, NE- USA

I work to ensure safety, stability and enduring family relationships for adolescents who have been abused, neglected and homeless.


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


Data Entry Clerk / Charity Support Worker

Adelaide, SA

We are currently recruiting individuals who might be interested in a part time job as a charity support worker in order to amplify the network and coverage area between our National/Local charity organizations and numerous donors.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to people lives whilst getting paid for your good work. You are to act as a mediator between us and our numerous donors within and outside your locality as deemed reasonable in the areas of supplies and donations to our vulnerable beneficiaries globally.

Please contact me to know more details about the job


Farm Hand


looking for a person to help out with the day to day running of a farm including driving us around


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



Looking for employees in Tasmania Casual or full time

Hobart Tasmania

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


onion/potato harvester workers


sort onions or potato's on a harvester. Must be available 7 days a week



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.



Richmond or Geelong

Join our Sales, Marketing and Promotions team of young professionals. This has it, money, experience, teamwork advancement, the lot!!




Hello backpackers, travellers, and anyone in Melbourne who wants to make extra cash $$! We are a company that needs to expand our sales force in the Melbourne area in the next few weeks so we are hiring a number of new sales agents.


- We have an excellent guaranteed hourly wage, much better than the pressures and unguaranteed wages of commission

- A great way to meet like minded travellers and backpackers, have some fun, and make some extra cash while youre at it!

- We even offer the option to stay in our accommodation, which is cheaper than a hostel and offers free internet!

Over the next few weeks we will be hiring many new sales agents, so reply to this ad with a description of yourself and your availability, and we will contact shortlisted applicants for immediate interviews.





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



Prahran, Melbourne

Looking for a chambermaid for small guest house, variable hours and times.


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.


Harvest hand

Birregurra. Vic. 3243

Looking for workers for potato harvesting


iBackpacker- New Free Mobile Recruiting App


Hey guys and girls,

If anyone is looking for jobs while they travel/ backpack around Australia, you should check out the mobile app iBackpacker, coming soon to all Apple and Android phones.

iBackpacker is a free recruiting service that sends your details out to a wide variety of employers in your area who are currently hiring backpackers, it's awesome and free! This is so much easier then applying for jobs on Gumtree which can be time consuming and a general headache in my experience.

Seriously, I recommend iBackpacker to anyone who wants to travel and work in Australia.


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


Photographer looking for guys interested in earning quick cash


Professional photographer is looking for guys who would be interested in doing a photo shoot for some quick cash.
Must be between 18-35 with a healthy physique (don't need to be a fitness model) and comfortable in front of a camera. No experience necessary.


Urgently needed Massage Staff Immediate Start! No experience needed

melbourne victoria

Massage staff required if not qualified traning can be provisded



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.


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