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. Our winter season starts in September and runs through April. We are looking for outgoing adventurous folks to help us in our kitchen this winter. 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, skiing, four wheeling, flight seeing, & enjoying nature. Our employees often wake to to moose, fox, and eagles outside their cabins. 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.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
We pay our cooks at least $12.00 per hour (more based on experience) plus tips. We offer free housing as well as one free meal per shift. 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.
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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 required to cook. We just need detail oriented hard workers who aren't afraid to get their hands dirty. We ask workers to put in about 40 hours per week. You 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 Winter staff is provided housing free of cost. Our staff often have moose, fox and other wildlife walking past their windows in the early mornings.
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.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have space for campervans and small motorhomes if you would like to bring your living space with you.
This is something that can be discussed on a case by case basis.
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