Help out at our family-operated, off-the-grid adventure & yoga retreat on the Nahatlatch River in southwest BC, Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    Family-owned and operated, our adventure retreat is located at Nahatlatch River in southwest BC. We are located in an off-the-grid setting on the edge of the river, approx 2.5 hour drive from Greater Vancouver. We offer whitewater rafting, kayaking, scenic float adventures, hiking, yoga retreats and amazing river's edge glamping tents. We cater to guests from around the world who are looking for an amazing off-the-beaten track setting and world-class adventures for their vacation.

    June Update: We are currently hiring a Resort Repair & Maintenance manager. This a well-paid position that requires a number of skills: mechanical to fix vehicles and equipment, electrical/wiring, plumbing, general construction, etc. So we are looking for a well-rounded trades person for a 3-month term, June to early September. We also have paid positions in meal preparation (cooking and general kitchen prep) and housekeeping. Both positions require previous experience. We provide free lodging in our staff glamping area for employees. Discounted chef-prepared meals, beverages, snacks, desserts are available as are all amenities of our adventure resort including campfires, hot tub, volleyball, hiking trails, private beach, hot showers, etc. You will need a SIN number to work in Canada.

    For 2019, we are also looking for special skills in woodworking, carpentry, construction, concrete & forming and trail building. If you have experience, skills, or training in any of these areas, please let us know in your email. These positions are available starting in June or early July and running to early September.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are a pioneer in the BC adventure industry with a 35-year history, an international reputation for quality and a perfect safety record. We provide a genuine, authentic Canadian experience for our guests in a spectacular wilderness setting. Meet people from all over the world who are looking to enjoy a natural setting in a very beautiful location about 3 hours drive from Vancouver. We could very well be the highlight of your summer in Canada.

  • 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

    Help

    This is an adventure-style resort and our guests stay 1 to 5 nights in river's edge glamping tents. Our most popular adventures are whitewater rafting on three or more rivers and our yoga adventure retreats.

    Helpers become part of our dedicated team in delivering exceptional customer service to our guests who come from around the world for our amazing rafting and our beautiful setting on the edge of a jade-green river.

    Depending on skills, helpers will assist with meals, cleaning, maintenance, trip support and building/construction (new glamping tents, decks, other amenities). This is a smoke-free environment.

    We are looking for helpers who are naturally enthusiastic, reliable and willing to put in the extra hand when needed.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English; limited French, Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Shared cabin tents with twin beds/mattresses. Helpers should bring own sleeping bag and pillow and a personal tent if they would like to get involved in any overnight adventures but not necessary otherwise.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our prime season is May, June, July, August and September. We have the most variety of activities in July and August. Helpers enjoy many of the activities right at our resort. Our location is semi-wilderness and we are off the grid, so many adventures are available nearby.

    Off days will involve relaxing or enjoying outdoor adventures: imagine canyons, lakes, rivers and mountains.......all in our backyard. We do offer unique events such as our songwriting and yoga retreats and a summer music entertainment.

    We have high-speed Internet and cell coverage, so though our location is off-the-beaten track, helpers can stay in touch with friends and family. We can arrange to pick up helpers in Boston Bar (17 km from us) and we generally can arrange rides from Vancouver on a weekly basis (days will vary with demand).

    Given our beautiful, natural setting in the Canadian wilderness and our commitment to health and well-being, our resort is a smoke-free environment. All helpers must respect our smoke-free policy. Thank you.

  • A little more information

    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

    25 hours/week



















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