Hostelling International USA participates in several special events througout the year. To find out about how to volunteer with the opportunities please select the opportunity you are interested in. 

Great Hostel Give Back --During January and February, qualifying groups of 6 or more people receive one free night's stay (up to five nights) at an HI USA hostel for each day its members spend volunteering at least two hours in the community surrounding the hostel. To apply visit:

MLK Day--Several hostels host MLK Day projects to honor the legacy of MLK Jr. Search for opportunities by location on the site. 

Sleep for Peace --- On the International Day of Peace (Sept. 21st) HI USA hostels bring together travelers from 100+ countries in conversation and friendship, which often provide new perspective on global issues and world cultures. For more information visit: