Looking for assistance at small Guest Ranch near Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada




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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We are a small business near Jasper National Park offering bed and breakfast with tourist accommodations in cabins, riverside Teepees and campsites plus guided horseback trail rides and winter wagon rides.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Gain knowledge of tourism business operation, meet travelers from many locations, enjoy peaceful country setting along Athabasca River, get involved with care of horses and assist with horseback trail rides.

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help


    At present I am seeking assistance of a ranch handyman for short term assistance with general maintenance and outside chores.

    During the Off-Season months from October to April short term stays are offered in exchange for light chores, experience with horses and interest in in harness driving during winter months is preferred.

    During Peak-Season months workers provide assistance with a variety of tasks for day to day operation of business. Ideal candidates will have some prior housekeeping, kitchen or farm/ranch experience and will be high energy, self-starting and personable. Must be fluent in English, work with minimal supervision and willing to work flexible hours, 40 hours per week. An interest in or some experience with horses is preferred. Job duties will be primarily housekeeping, laundry, breakfast preparation and campsite maintenance but may include front office, firewood, fencing repairs, basic carpentry, care of horses and assisting with guided horseback trail rides as skills permit. Meals and on-site accommodation can be provided. Couples are welcome. Monthly salary paid. International applicants require valid work permit and SIN.

    Please inquire about 3 months employment during busy tourism season June to September 2020.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    During Peak-Season on-site accommodation can be provided in comfortable holiday trailer with optional meals taken in main house. Off-Season accommodation is a suite in the main house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are a 15 minutes drive from world famous Jasper National Park and a ten minute drive from several lakes in William A. Switzer Provincial Park. Our horses can generally be ridden for pleasure on workers time off.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Paid work, maximum 40 hours per week

Host ref number: 517421934458