HELPERS NEEDED Aug 1 - SEPTEMBER 30TH AT A RUSTIC RESORT ON GATES LAKE
We are looking for helpers COUPLES OR SINGLE PEOPLE who can commit to long stay 4-8 weeks
If you would like to experience living/working for room and board plus a wage each week at a beautiful lakeside resort in a rural rustic setting at the foot of the mountains I may be the host for you!
The resort has 6 historic themed cabins and a large campsite with 20 spots for tents and RVs set in the mountains and opposite Gates Lake on the road from Pemberton (small town north of Whistler ski resort) to D'Arcy The resort has Internet and land line phone service but no cell service.
Great experience out in nature as this gig gives access to the forest, mountains and the lake. Amazing wildlife and outdoor activities in the area. You will be housed on site in a staff trailer We have central flush washrooms with hot showers.
DUTIES APRIL AND MAY UNTIL OPENING
We need experience in CONSTRUCTION, ROOFING, PAINTING, LANDSCAPING and CUSTOMER BOOKINGS
You will be preparing all aspects of the resort for guests Experience painting would be great. Any landscaping, stone work, painting, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, skills etc an asset. Must be strong and have lots of energy.
OUTDOOR WORK - Sites cleaned and raked with some burning of waste when permitted , repairing and placing of picnic furniture.
Forest setting so lots of hard work is involved and All outdoor equipment, BBQs, furniture etc has to be cleaned and maintained
MID MAY - END OF SEPTEMBER
You will be part of a team assisting with the operating of the resort for guests, weddings and events
CUSTOMER and SITE SERVICES
To assist with tourist traffic at the resort in the office, coffee shop and food truck
This includes full maintenance of the cabins, campsites and common areas of the resort.
It is a very busy place and we require those with a professional attitude when helping with guest services
Helping with recycling and garbage removal, clean up on the campground, maintaining hot tub, watering gardens, mowing lawns etc
CABIN CLEANING - Stripping cabins of garbage, recycling materials, bedding etc and cleaning out /resetting the wood stoves Stocking the cabins with the required bedding, towels, etc prior to the cleaners arriving Occasional full cleaning if their are mid week turn overs
COMPENSATION- Accommodation, 3 meals every day (including days off), occasional use of a car (you must pay gas costs for recreational use) a small financial payment each week
The host is an amazing cook ....so great home cooking at meal times. Host has travelled extensively and is very outgoing with a good sense of humour. This is NOT a situation for "prince/princesses" but if you love the outdoors, are into an adventure, and enjoy a back to nature lifestyle then this would be an ideal match. Non smokers only please
PLEASE NOTE INTERNET DEVICES MAY ONLY BE USED IN THE STAFF ACCOMMODATION ON YOUR OWN TIME. If you are unable to comply to this requirement PLEASE DO NOT APPLY to help us here, thank you We encourage you to interact with each other and learn about the local culture of this amazing area
Please do not apply unless you are genuinely willing to come, have valid papers to be in Canada, work hard, PUT YOUR PHONE AWAY and socialize with others and be part of the WorkAway family
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Help with Computers / internet
The resort is located in the traditional lands of Canada's First Nations and the area is rich in the original culture of Canada.
There are a variety of indoor and outdoor tasks in the cabins and around the camp sites, see main description. But we also know how to have fun!
This host offers accommodation and payment.
3 Bedroom Staff Trailer Centrally located site washrooms with hot water etc. Home cooked meals every day including your days off
Willing to provide transportation from Pemberton.
You can kayak on the lake Hike in the area to the waterfall Walk to the community park Hang out in the community hall and play playstation. Long walks in nature Watch the deer play We are a group situation so you can practice your social skills and English. Eat great, amazing food (Vegan, Veggies, Gluten Free, Meat friendly...we do it all and more)
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week