Welcome to Griffith working hostels


Now is the time to get organised for Vintage 2021 !

Griffith has all kinds of seasonal work all year around – if you would like to discuss work prospects before you make a booking, please call 0429300126. 

When you book online, please only book for one week from your arrival date. As a resident, your booking will auto-extend until you notify us of your departure.

Once we receive your website booking, we will call you to discuss your arrival, your work experience and any quarantine and/or Covid-19-Test requirements.

Please do not book any transport to Griffith until after we have spoken to you.

Once confirmed, your booking will be charged to the credit card provided.
We understand that cancellations are sometimes unavoidable. However, as the bulk of our job finding work takes place before your arrival, 50% of your initial payment will be non-refundable should you need to cancel.

Note: We remain closed to arrivals to anyone travelling from a current Covid-19 Hotspot.
Please refer to www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19 for current health and travel advice.


”Griffith Working Hostels” is a family-run business in Griffith, NSW. We have been working with backpackers and local farmers & producers since 2005. Our hostels provide budget accommodation to international backpackers and also match motivated workers to seasonal work vacancies all year round.


You must hold a Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417) or (subclass 462), student visa, or other valid work entitlement to be considered for a job placement.

We do not guarantee work prior to your arrival, but we have a strong reputation of finding the right work placement once you are here.

We work closely with many different employers and industries. Depending on the season, these include: tree nurseries, juice sheds, wineries, fruit and vegetable packing sheds, construction sites, irrigation installations, handy person work, bars and restaurants, gardening and general weekend work.

If you are holding a Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417), most work placements in Griffith qualify for the second & third year extension.
Holders of the Working Holiday Visa (subclass 462) are limited to employment in plant and animal cultivation for their visa extension. You may still gain employment in other industries, however, these jobs will not count towards your visa extension.

This is a free service to our residents, and unfortunately we cannot currently offer seasonal work placements to people who are not staying with us.


Griffith NSW is located in the heart of the Riverina, some 650km west of Sydney and 500km north of Melbourne.

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