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Looking for assistance at small guest ranch near Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

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  • Last activity: 14 Jun 2024



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


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

    Note: We are currently looking to hire a couple full time paid Seasonal Employees for this summer June - September 2024 with horse and trail rides guiding experience.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Improve English language skills, 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 payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    During summer season employees 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, help with minimal supervision and willing to help 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. International applicants require valid work permit and SIN.

    Please inquire about 3 to 6 months employment during tourism busy season between May to October 2024. Note: Three months minimum term from mid-June to mid-September term are required.

    During the Off-Season months from November 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. Workawayers are expected to contribute a pre-agreed amount of time per day in exchange for lodging and meals of equal value based on $15/hour.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • 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 located a 15 minute drive from world famous Jasper National Park and a ten minute drive from several lakes in William A. Switzer Provincial Park. Horses can be ridden for pleasure by employees dependent on horsemanship skills.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Paid seasonal work, maximum 40 hours per week

Host ref number: 517421934458

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