New Brunswick - Volunteer Host Keeper

Swallowtail Lighthouse





 (Photo by Claus Wolters)
Note: There will be no Host Keeper program for the 2021 season.
Location: Grand Manan Island, NB, Canada
Contact: Email:
Facility:  Volunteers share a fully equipped 6 bedroom keepers' dwelling.  Those with RVs can park at a nearby campground.
Opportunities are available from mid-May through early October, preferably for longer time frames but as short as a week. 
Lighthouse and keepers' dwelling are located on a peninsula accessed by foot. Grand Manan Island has a daily toll ferry service. 
Fog is common and the fog horn sounds every 20 seconds.
Duties:  A minimum of 6 hours/day are requested giving ample time to explore the island and work on personal projects. 
May and June duties include maintenance (cleaning buildings, scraping, painting, yard/trail work, basic carpentry), setting up
museum and gift shop for season, lighthouse tours as requested. July and August duties are shared with summer students in the
museum, gift shop and includes yard/trail work. Off hour lighthouse tours are optional if requested. September and early October
duties include work in gift shop, museum, maintenance and winterizing facilities.

Newfoundland - Bed & Breakfast

The Lightkeeper’s Inn B&B (Rose Blanche Lighthouse)

Location:  Near the town of Rose Blanche, Newfoundland.
Contact:  709-956-2052 (Off Season: 709-956-2903).  Email:
Facility:  A newly renovated salt box style fisherman’s home, originally built in the early 1900s. Open from late spring to early fall.
The Inn has four rooms, each with a double bed and private washroom/shower.
Note: a free pass to the lighthouse and fisherman's museum is included.

Prince Edward Island - INN

West Point Lighthouse Inn & Museum

Location:  364 Cedar Dunes Park Rd, O'Leary, PE C0B 1V0, Canada. 
Contact:  902-859-3605 or 1-800-764-6854 (toll-free).  Email:
Facility:  The 4-star West Point Lighthouse Inn features 13 contemporary rooms and the rare opportunity to stay in a lighthouse. Each room has a
breathtaking view of the Northumberland Strait from the shore of West Point, Prince Edward Island. 11 rooms also feature walkout decks, while
The Keeper's Quarters and The Tower Room are located in a private guests-only section of the historic West Point Lighthouse Museum.

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