New Brunswick


New Brunswick, Canada - Volunteer Host Keeper

Type:  Volunteer Host Keeper
Location: Swallowtail Lighthouse, Grand Manan Island, NB, Canada
Contact: Laurie Murison (506) 662-8316
Email: or
Facility: Volunteers share a fully equipped 6 bedroom keeper's house.  Opportunities are available from June through September, preferably for longer time frames. 
Lighthouse and keeper's house are located on a peninsula accessed by foot.  Island has a daily toll ferry service.  Fog is common and the fog horn sounds every 20 seconds.
Duties: Duties in the gift shop and lighthouse museum are shared with summer students, July and August. Greeting visitors outside of the 10 am - 6 pm time frame are optional. 
Schedule would rotate with summer students, July and August and any volunteers at other times.  Maintenance includes scraping and painting, carpentry repairs when necessary,
grounds work including mowing and trail maintenance.

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