The JBL crew is responsible for the daily operation of the main lodge and the upkeep of the outbuildings, which include Grace Camp, Camp Peggy O’Brien, and the 3 lean-tos, as well as patrolling, in general, the 20 acres of ADK property in the Johns Brook Valley. Daily operation includes preparation and serving of two hot meals and a bag lunch each day in July and August. This position requires initiative, communication, and organizational skills, knowledge of safe hiking and backpacking practices, and a strong commitment to ADK’s backcountry goals.
Location: Johns Brook Property, Keene Valley, NY
Position Dates: Mid-May – Labor Day, option to stay through Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Compensation: $15.00 per hour; Paid sick time; Free ADK membership; Optional Leave No Trace Trainer workshop; Free ADK workshops; Discounts on store merchandise and rental equipment; On-site housing available.
Application Deadline: February 1Application Link Job Description