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Our lodge is located in a beautiful river valley at the end of the Matanuska Glacier. We provide food and lodging for visitors of the glacier. We are looking for outgoing adventurous folks to help us by waiting tables and cooking in our restaurant. The lodge has a dining room, hotel rooms, gas station, as well as a state park that we take care of. Our location allows our employees to spend their free time hiking, ice climbing, glacier trekking, four wheeling, flight seeing, skiing & enjoying nature. Ultimately we hope to pass along our love for the outdoors and encourage the next generation to protect and share the natural resources that surround us.
We pay our staff at least $12.00 per hour (more based on experience). Cooks and waitstaff share tips. We offer free housing as well as one free meal per shift.
Types of help and learning opportunitiesGardeningDIY and building projectsAnimal CareCreating/ Cooking family mealsGeneral Maintenance
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
We try to share our love of outdoors with our staff by going on hikes after work to help them explore the glaciers, rivers, mountains, wildlife, geology, and natural history of our area.
Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage
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Workers are required to be US citizens or have the ability to obtain a US work VISA. We are willing to teach the skills needed to be successful. We just need detail oriented hard workers who aren't afraid to get their hands dirty. We will be hiring waitstaff, cooks, and maintenance workers. We ask workers to put in 35 - 40 hours per week. Your weekends and evenings are yours to discover and explore Alaska to your fullest ability.
This host offers a language exchange
My husband an I have hopes of traveling through Central and South America some day and would love to practice and improve our Spanish skills.
Our staff is provided housing free of cost. We have simple cabins with shared kitchen and bath facilities. Our staff often have moose, fox and other wildlife walking past their windows in the early mornings.
What else ...
Our location offers an endless Alaskan back-country to explore. Those who love to hike, mountain bike, kayak, ice climb or run around with a camera, will find an endless playground outside their door. We do recommend that you bring or buy a vehicle so that you can explore the state on your days off.
A little more information
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Space for parking camper vans
We have space for campervans and small motorhomes if you would like to bring your living space with you.
Can possibly accept pets
This is something that can be discussed on a case by case basis.
How many Workawayers can stay?
More than two
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