Employment

The Great Ocean Road is a major employer of causal workers in the hospitality industry over the summer season. The season starts in November and goes till end of April with Christmas and January the peak.

People with trades in building industry can find work all year round.
Cafes, pubs and motels are main source of employment requiring chefs, bar staff, cleaners, kitchen hands, waiters and waitresses.
Most hostels use causal staff some with paid positions others on a food and accommodation deal. (contact individual hostels for more information but usually require people for a minimum of a month).

Lorne & Apollo Bay probably have largest demand for out of town workers however accommodation can be a problem in Lorne so check with local hostels or employers for availability.

Some of the hostels offering employment or employment assistance are listed below.

Apollo Bay Backpackers 1800 11 30 45
Surfside Backpackers Apollo Bay1800 357 263
Tims Place 0353564288 tim@timsplace.com.au