Wilderness resort and retreat centre

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Wilderness resort and retreat centre

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  • DescriptionJoin our team for a work exchange, stay at our wilderness resort and retreat centre. Situated on 55 acres on the Atlantic coast of Cape Breton Island, right on the Cabot Trail, this is a Gathering Place that offers many outdoor and indoor opportunities to the adventurous spirit, including hiking, kayaking, swimming, snow shoeing, Sauna, Healing Arts, Meditation and Music for our guests, staff and hippohelpers.
  • LocationCanada, Nova Scotia, Victoria County, Englishtown

  • Work
  • Type of work Learn about making pestos and sauces; forage for wild mushrooms; plant garlic, and help put the beds to sleep for winter.

    Apart from the above, you can get involved with:
    * Serving, relating with and cleaning up after our esteemed guests,
    * Small building projects (platforms for new yurts & domes & tipi)
    * painting,
    * Tending our organic gardens & completing a new garden bed, landscaping,
    * Marketing, photography, front desk
    * Cooking & baking meals for staff
    * Trail making, and much more.

    Most of our staff/volunteers are involved in more than one activity. Let us know what your skills and interests are.
  • Hours per day 4 hours a day, 5 days a week.
  • Work requirements: We are looking for 1-2 males (or male & female) hippohelpers for August and beyond with us at our wilderness resort & retreat centre on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: 2 months.
  • Maximum number of helpers: 2
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English
  • Has pets? No information provided.
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: A cozy bedroom in the lodge your own bathroom.
  • Additional info
  • People with work visas or Working Holiday Visas can apply for paid positions

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    On parle francais - wir sprechen Deutsch.