Hi Seoul Youth Hostel Offers Free Seoul Tour Guides Program ‘Youth Goodwill Guide’ to Foreign Tourists

Enjoy a delightful Seoul trip with Youth Goodwill Guide

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Hi Seoul Youth Hostel
June 03, 2024 09:00 Korea Standard Time
  • Foreign tourists and a guide on a Seoul tour

    Foreign tourists and a guide on a Seoul tour

SEOUL--(Korea Newswire)--The Hi Seoul Youth Hostel, led by Chief Hong Seung Hyun, operates a volunteer group known as the “Youth Goodwill Guide (YGG)” offering free daily tour guide services to foreign tourists visiting Seoul.

Established in 2011, the “Youth Goodwill Guide” is a volunteer group comprised of university students with foreign language skills and volunteering experience. The members of the Youth Goodwill Guides as civilian diplomats, introducing the culture of Korea and Seoul to foreign tourists exploring the city. They are proficient in various languages, including English, Japanese, French, and more.

The application process for the ‘Youth Goodwill Guide’ involves accessing the Google Form application. Once submitted, applicants will receive guidance from the manager of the Youth Goodwill Guide.

The guide matching process proceeds as follows based on the submitted applications:

1. Confirmation by the manager of the Youth Goodwill Guide
2. Matching of tourists and guides
3. Coordination of schedules and course planning
4. Guiding in Seoul (including writing reviews) and more

Specific guidelines and restrictions for guiding are provided separately upon application.

Youth Goodwill Guides actively plan and engage in diverse activities beyond guide volunteering. These activities include international exchange events and experiencing Korean culture. Through participation, they aim to enhance their global competencies.

Youth Goodwill Guide Google Application Form: https://forms.gle/ue6pk9W3j63qfmor5

About Hi Seoul Youth Hostel

The Seoul Youth Hostel, established by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and operated by the Korea Youth Association (President Lim Ho-young), provides convenient and safe accommodation services for both domestic and international youth and general visitors to Seoul. The hostel offers a variety of rooms, including Standard Rooms (for 1, 2, 3, or 4 people), Youth Rooms (for 6 or 10 people), Ondol Rooms (for 4, 6, or 8 people), and Condo Rooms (for 4 or 6 people). In addition to accommodation and rental services, the hostel actively runs various support programs, including travel support programs, domestic and international youth exchange activities, and other youth programs. The hostel has been recognized globally for its excellence, having received numerous prestigious awards such as the TripAdvisor ‘Travellers’ Choice Award’ and ‘The 2023 Premier Brand 1st Place for Customer Trust’, solidifying its reputation as a world-class youth hostel.

Website: http://www.hiseoulyh.com


Hi Seoul Youth Hostel
Shin Chae-rim

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