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A caretaker/managers position is open at Dutch Harbour Christian Camp.  Dutch Harbour Camp is owned and operated by The Kootenay Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Canada.

Dutch Harbour is located on 47 acres on the shorefront of Kootenay Lake, 3km from Riondel, B.C.  The camp has grown from a rustic camp to a year round rental facility.  This pristine camp has two natural bays, a creek on one side and natural forest on the other.  Presently about 2.5 acres of land is used for the camp.

The present caretakers, Nils and Bonnie Anderson have lived on the property for nineteen years.  They are accommodated at the camp in a house (950 sq. ft.) on the property.   The property also includes a workshop, welding shop, maintenance shed and a fenced garden.

Desired qualifications:

Christian faith
Gift of hospitality
Skills in carpentry, plumbing and electrical
Computer skills
Strong organizational skills

The duties of this shared position are as follows:

Maintain the grounds, roads, parking lot
Maintain the water system (well)
Maintain all the buildings both at the camp and on the property where the house is located
Do regular maintenance on all equipment associated with the camp
Operate a back hoe
Purchase all necessary operating supplies
Do all bookings
Record and keep on file all rental agreements
Be on site 24/7 when the camp is in use or have an alternate available
Represent the camp at all camp meetings
Organize work parties and work projects
Provide firewood

The camp fees are shared with the caretakers (60%).  Over the last seven years the income from the camp has increased from $10,000 to $20,000.  There is ample room for more income if the camp operates on a year round basis.  To date, it operates from April to the end of October.

Please check our website at riondel.ca.  Click on the Dutch Harbour icon.

If you require further information please call Nils/Bonnie at 250-225-3509 or email us at dutchharbourcamp@gmail.com.   If you wish to visit the camp, please check with us about available times and days.  Present caretakers will be available for training, orientation and back-up.

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