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THE CARETAKER GAZETTE 

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THIS IS OUR 208th ISSUE!        (206) 462-1818       

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Published since 1983          Volume 35, Number 4       

July/August 2017        ISSN 1074-3642  
                 
HIGHLIGHTS     

- Caretaker Job Listings
This issue contains 100+ caretaking opportunities in 36 states
and 16 countries
- Caretaker Profile
My Artist in Residence Lifestyle - Kathleen Deyo
- Letters to the Editor
Caretakers and property owners write about their experiences with
the Gazette

CARETAKER OPPORTUNITIES

ALASKA

CARETAKER WANTED for a remote lodge in southeastern Alaska. The
lodge is located 50 miles north of Ketchikan in the heart of the
Tongass National Forest. We are currently looking for a couple
who are willing to re-locate and live a remote lifestyle.
Ideally, the dynamic of the couple would consist of them having a
strong background in household maintenance, construction, and
equipment maintenance, expertise in all clerical and house
duties, and outdoor living. The position start date is this
summer to be able to help with summer projects and to get
acclimated to the lodge with the caretaking transitioning into
the winter months where the routine check-ups of the lodge and
necessary maintenance would be imperative to this position.
Please send your resume and information to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
and please reference The Caretaker Gazette.

ASSISTANT INNKEEPER WANTED. Must have these attributes:
friendliness, helpfulness enjoyment in working with people, kind
considerate, polite. "Foodie" and loves to cook, travel. Faithful
to work schedule and dependable. Have housekeeping skills or
willing to learn them. Clean, neat appearance. Desire to spend
time in Washington state and southeast Alaska. Please contact
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

ARIZONA 

WINTER CARETAKER needed on eight private, quiet, beautiful acres
located between Tombstone and Whetstone. The caretaker will need
to feed the animals, and do some very light yard work. Free rent
and utilities provided, or I have RV hookups available if you
want to bring your RV. Will pay extra for handyman work. Located
five minutes from the San Pedro River Riparian area, 15 minutes
from Tombstone, so there's lots to see and do. Absolutely need
excellent references, no drinkers or smokers, and I'm looking for
quiet folks. This would be a perfect job for a retired couple
looking to get out of the city for the winter. The caretaker
position lasts from October 2017 to March 2018. Please text Mike
for more details at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

RANCH CARETAKER OR CARETAKERS needed for a secluded historical
40-acre ranch in central Arizona, 12 miles from Young in the
Tonto National Forest. Starting immediately. This is a great
opportunity for a healthy single or couple who enjoy the
outdoors, wildlife and solitude as the nearest town is 30 minutes
away. We supply housing and utilities and an additional stipend
may be available. This is a long-term situation and a constant
presence on the property is required. Responsibilities: maintain,
repair and improve the main home and outbuildings. Operate the
watering system, weed and pasture management, feeding two
equines, fence mending. No drugs, alcohol or smoking. Please
email your resume, references and your picture to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX and we will respond with more detailed
information.

HORSE CARETAKER needed for a private home, in town, in Payson.
You must have and live in your own RV or trailer on my property.
One horse, a retired, well-mannered show horse needs a loving and
responsible caretaker. You will need a strong back for unloading
hay/feed bags. Duties include feeding, cleaning manure, waters,
blanketing, and shavings. This would be perfect for a retired
man. Call XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

ARKANSAS

RV VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at the Mountain Home Project Office. We have
two volunteer positions for RVers to serve as a Power Plant
Maintenance Volunteer. Duties may include: power washing;
painting; weed control and lawn care; and general maintenance.
The volunteer may be operating government vehicles and equipment.
The desired volunteer must have a current driver's license, a
pleasant personality, be willing to complete other duties if
assigned, and must maintain a professional appearance and manner.
A personal background check with fingerprints is required. The
flexible work schedule is 24 hours per week. A free RV campsite,
which includes electric, water, (sewer if available) is offered
in lieu of payment for this work. Please apply online on our
website located at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
 
Hi Gary, our Caretaker Gazette help-wanted ad generated a very
fast response for us. After almost a dozen years, our caretaker
retired and we needed to find a stable person who would be with
us long-term. So far our new ad in your Gazette resulted in many
applicants. I can say that's more than we've ever had in the past
from other sources. It looks like they all have the experience
needed and seem to be committed for the long-term. By the way, it
was our retiring caretaker who told us about you. We're both very
happy we heard about you and thanks for a job well done! Jim M.,
Los Angeles, CA
 
Hi Jim, thanks for your message. I'm happy to hear that your
caretaker wanted ad that ran in the Gazette received a great
response from qualified applicants for your caretaker position.
With a pool of good candidates to choose from, it sounds like
your property will be in very good hands.
 
Hello! I'm writing to get more information on this Twitter post:
Experienced #Caretaker with #horticulture skills needed for a
large, private #SanMateo #California estate. I didn't see it in
the May/June 2017 publication. Thanks! Sage F. Santa Cruz, CA
 
Hi Sage, thanks for subscribing today and for responding to
our tweet on www.twitter.com/housesitter featuring one of our
recent caretaker/housesitter wanted ads that was emailed to all
our subscribers. Many of the property owners who advertise with
the Gazette have asked that we put a photo and brief mention of
their ad on our Twitter page but leave out the contact
information. We publish the detailed postings including contact
info only for our subscribers. Each year we publish 1,000+
rent-free living opportunities. Our subscribers get all the
details for each opportunity and then our subscribers respond
directly to the property owners who post their opportunities with
us.
 
Greetings Gary and The Caretaker Gazette staff! You were
absolutely correct when you told me that I would receive a good
response to my housesitting ad for my Bay Area property! I
received at least two dozen emails from very enthusiastic
applicants. What a pleasant surprise! Now to the hard part -
choosing the best from some wonderful people. They all sound like
the kind of people I'd love to have in my home and trust with my
cats. A big Thank You to all of you for your great service! Mary
L. Mendocino, CA
 
Mary, thank you for taking the time to share the results of
your ad with us. Like you, many of the property owners who
advertise with us have told us that they have found their best
housesitters by advertising in the Gazette. Please keep us in
mind the next time you'll need a housesitter for your Bay Area
property.
 
Hi Gary, just want to say thank you for the profiles you
highlight. I really enjoyed the one on Linda caretaking in
Tuscany, Italy. It's given me a blueprint for what I'd like to do
myself. The reading is entertaining and it inspires me to expand
my dreaming. Much health and peace, Patti L., Las Vegas, NV
 
Hi Patti, glad to hear that you enjoy the Caretaker Profiles.
Many of our subscribers tell us that the Profiles are one of
their favorite things about the Gazette. It's great to hear that
Linda's profile has given you a blueprint to pursue your own
caretaking or housesitting position. I always tell our
subscribers not to give up if they haven't found the position of
their dreams - sometimes it can take a while. In addition to our
subscribers' profiles, we've also published a Sample Housesitting
Agreement on our Facebook page which includes more helpful
information, which you can access here:
https://www.facebook.com/caretaker.gazette/posts/10153286694367315
 

The Caretaker Gazette
This publication is a private newsletter researched and written
for landowners, caretakers, and interested readers. It is the
only up-to-date publication for property caretaking opportunities
in the world. All information is derived from sources believed to
be correct and reliable, but for which we assume no
responsibility. The Caretaker Gazette does not screen caretakers
or landowners, and only provides a medium of information
exchange. We assume no liability for arrangements made between
parties. No part of this publication may be copied, reproduced,
or distributed in any form or retrieval system without our
written permission. 

Our Caretaking Philosophy
The Caretaker Gazette is dedicated to the property caretaking
profession, and to our subscribers who have kept the Gazette
going since 1983. We publish the Gazette in order to help
property owners and caretakers find one another. We support the
caretaking profession; a lifestyle encompassing everything from
simple housesitting assignments, where one can live rent-free, to
full-time estate management positions that include salary,
benefits and housing.

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CARETAKER OPPORTUNITIES

AUSTRALIA

CARETAKER WANTED for XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX, a small farm near the
Adelaide River, situated 100 kms south of Darwin and only half an
hour from Litchfield National Park. Basic farm duties include
gardening, feeding cattle, sheep and buffalo, look after working
dogs, checking water and general cleaning and maintenance. In
return you will be provided with an undercover
Caravan/Winnebago/5th wheeler site, power, water, meat and fruit
and veggies from the garden. This would suit active, retired
nomads. No experience necessary. If you want a nice quiet country
experience in the Northern Territory of Australia, then this is
for you. If you are interested, please contact
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

BRISBANE CARETAKER needed. Salary and free housing provided. This
position requires the applicant to undertake general common area
maintenance including cleaning, gardening and a maintenance job.
It is a full-time job from Monday to Friday, and part-time during
weekends and public holidays. Applicants need experience in
general common area maintenance duties (e.g. cleaning, gardening,
changing bulbs, etc.), excellent communication skills, assist the
property manager if they need some help, and have basic computer
skills. The caretaker needs to live on-site (we offer a two
bedroom apartment for free). The successful applicant will be
required to provide a current police check prior to commencement.
ABN applicants are preferred as well. Please call us on
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX if you have any further questions. Thank
you!

CARETAKER with their own caravan needed in Queensland. A male
pensioner, with a rural background is needed to feed the deer in
the owner's absences, in exchange for power, meat, and fuel. To
apply, please call XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX between 7-9pm.

CARETAKER REQUIRED. Located 80 kilometers southwest of
Mundubbera, a small town in the Wide Bay-Burnett region of
Queensland. Duties will include checking waters, fences and other
light duties. Local caretakers should call XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

CARETAKER/KENNELHAND needed in Deeragun, Queensland, located
approximately 16.5 kilometers west of the Townsville. Customer
service, animal handling (of all types), kennel cleaning, some
yard work, some computer skills needed and direction of part time
staff. Separate accommodation and power supplied. This would suit
a single or couple who are semi-retired or similar. Meals
supplied to the caretaker while working. Please mail your resume
to Caretaker Position, XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TRAVELLERS to help as camp hosts at our
Station/Farm Stay, situated at Port Gregory in the Midwest region
of Western Australia. We are approximately one hour from
Geraldton and 45 minutes from Kalbarri. Close to the beach with
great fishing. Offering a free powered camp site in return for
friendly welcome chat to guests and cleaning the camp site
amenities daily. Short stays are OK as you travel along. Please
call XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

ACTIVE PENSIONER COUPLE needed. Must be non-drinkers. Good
accommodations and free electricity provided for light duties.
Must have knowledge of horses. Our property is 20 minutes from
Ipswich, in southeastern Queensland. Please call
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

CARETAKER COUPLE needed for a beef property, located northeast of
Goondiwindi, in the Darling Downs region of Queensland. Need a
caretaker couple with livestock experience. A comfortable,
air-conditioned home, workshop, and stables provided in exchange
for light duties. This would be suitable for active retirees.
Please call XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX to apply.

CARETAKER/FARMHAND needed. An active couple is required for a 50
acre property in the Tewantin/Noosa area of Queensland. Work with
owners, assisting Thoroughbred horses and low-line cattle. A
modern two bedroom air-conditioned home will be provided.
Applicants must have a love of horses and gardening. Locals
should call the owner, XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

CARETAKER REQUIRED. A two bedroom cottage, with air-conditioning,
in Kaimkillenbun, Queensland is available. Located 24 kilometers
from Dalby, on the way to the Bunya Mountains. Minimal rent and
light duties required. Australian residents should call
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

CARETAKER COUPLE needed for a cattle property 30klms from
Biloela, in the Shire of Banana, Central Queensland. You will
need to check water, fences, maintain lawns and gardens, and
other light duties. Mobile and internet available. Local
Queensland residents, should call 0418 951 186 to apply for this
position. Thanks.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX is looking for a caretaker(s), preferably an
older couple or a single male who is prepared to live alone in a
remote location. We are a very remote and private campground,
situated on the Massy River at Silver Plains near Coen. Cooking
for small groups is preferable, but not essential. An open
driver's license is essential in order to drive a manual 4WD UTE
on site. We require a caretaker to live onsite at Melanie Camp
now until early August - approximately 2.5 months. Tent
accommodation and food is supplied for the duration along with a
lot of fun which involves interaction with our clients,
heli-fishing and helicopters. There may be several weeks in
complete solitude where the caretakers are simply enjoying the
campground to themselves and completing general maintenance
duties ensuring the upkeep of the grounds, driving to town to
replenish fuel supplies, etc. You will need to be handy, and able
to improvise in a remote location when limited supplies/tools are
available. During these times, the work is minimal and we offer
the adventure experience in return for the accommodation and food
supplied. When clients arrive, the caretaker(s) are asked to
assist in all areas of the operations, i.e. cleaning/preparation
of the grounds/tents/bedding prior to arrival, assist our camp
cook in the kitchen with food preparation, washing dishes, etc.
Ensuring bathroom/toilet are being constantly cleaned, available
for anything our clients may require or request while respecting
and ensuring their privacy. Cleaning helicopters, fishing
equipment and filleting fish is all part and parcel of your
experience. Our helifish adventures usually last around three to
four days and during these times the work is constant and we will
negotiate a daily rate with you depending on your experience.
Local applicants should call XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

BELIZE

WANTED TWO PERSONS OR A SEMI-RETIRED COUPLE to caretake
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX in southern Belize. A minimum commitment of
four weeks anytime from March to November. Your primary
responsibility is having a presence on the property. Duties as of
this date will be the care and feeding of six dogs, fishes,
watering young plants and minor maintenance. If interested please
email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. You can also google
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX for insights.

BRAZIL

INTERESTED IN SELF-SUFFICIENCY? Want to help build a community?
Love the sea? There's a lot to do and we are on the hunt for
short-term/short-notice volunteers. We are looking for people who
are happy to get stuck into whatever needs doing, which at the
moment, unless you have specific boat-building/welding skills, is
cooking, and general clean-up and maintenance. We are also
looking for people with knowledge of gaff rigs and skills related
to boating. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX is now in Cape Verde ready to
cross to Brazil with four crew onboard. If you want to join us we
have space available for South America. Everything is going well.
She sails really well in the trade winds. Out of last eight days,
we have averaged more than five knots (for a 23 ton boat). Next
stop will be Salvador, Brazil. Thank you all for your support!
Please send an email to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX explaining why you
would be interested in our community and please place this in the
Subject Line: Sea Gypsy Application so we know you have been
reading this. Love from XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX - a sea gypsy tribe
of tomorrow!

CALIFORNIA

COUPLE (OR INDIVIDUAL) WANTED to live/work on a farm in rural
Northern California. Housing exchanged for 32 total hours work
per week. Additional paid work available. Ideal candidates will
love gardening, be comfortable with yardwork, minor household
repairs, carpentry, wells and tanks, equipment repair and
off-grid living along with household cleaning and taking care of
five cats. A private room in our spacious 2,400 sq. ft. home with
custom kitchen provided. All utilities/internet provided.
Husband/wife team travel for work and are sometimes gone for
months. When in residence the house is shared with us. Please
send your cover letter, resumes and current photos to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX References and background checks required.

LIVE-IN FEMALE RANCH-SITTER/PET-SITTER needed for a 12 acre Grass
Valley ranch. Free housing included for approximately one year.
Compensation paid while I am away, approximately five weeks every
other month. Must be knowledgeable of horses and love cats. I
have three horses and 14 indoor/outdoor cats that are family to
me. Checkable references required. Please respond to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

SINGLE OR COUPLE needed in Tehachapi, California. You can be
alone, live here for free, in exchange for feeding our birds and
watering our trees. It's not 24/7. Located eight miles from town.
Handyman labor will be compensated. Please call or text
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

RANCH CARETAKER needed for a small farm in Concow, in Butte
County, California. The farm is at an elevation of 3,300 feet.
The caretaker will need to care for two horses, feeding and
watering only. There is a spot with hookups for your mobile or
motor home. A small trailer is available, power available but not
included, rent free, washing machine, Wi-Fi available but not
included. No drugs, dogs or cats allowed. Must have your own
transportation. Located 35 miles from Chico, and 28 miles from
Oroville. For more information, please email
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

HOUSESITTER needed in Palmdale, CA, this Fall. This is a
short-term house and pet sitting assignment for about the last
two weeks in September. I need a true dog-lover who can care for
my older poodle while I'm gone. Some dog walking, feeding and
care are required along with some yard maintenance. I have an
invisible fence around the house, which makes it convenient for
my poodle to run around the backyard. For more info, please email
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

FULL-TIME ASSISTANT CARETAKER/PRODUCTION Manager needed for a
large private estate in Woodside. Mature formal gardens include
extensive turf areas, a lake, meadow, orchard, rose garden,
vegetable garden, cutting gardens, formal garden rooms, orchard,
and extensive hedges. This full-time, permanent position supports
the Estate Manager in meticulous management of grounds,
structures and facilities, and a large solar array acting as
Assistant Caretaker. The candidate must possess: strong
horticultural/floricultural knowledge, excellent written and oral
skills (English), and experience with all aspects of formal
garden maintenance. Applicants must have experience growing cut
flowers, fruits vegetables and orchard material. The Assistant
Caretaker is responsible for floral arrangements for the owner's
household. Candidates need to be reliable, motivated,
hardworking, and able to work well alone or with others. Daily
documentation and record keeping is essential. Strong IPM and
Organic Horticultural skills are required. This is a great
opportunity for a gardener who appreciates long-term dedication
to a formal landscape and that is willing to make a long term
commitment to the employer. Previous work experience in Private
Estates, Public Gardens, and/or related fields is desirable.
Bilingual (Spanish/English) ability helpful but not essential.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience ($55,000 -
$65,000 per annum). A clean background and driving record are
required. Only applicants currently residing in California will
be considered. Please send your cover letter and resume with no
fewer than three personal and three professional references to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

CALIFORNIA/OREGON

IMMEDIATE NEED. Seeking a full-time caretaker for ranchettes
located in Big Sur, California and Fort Klamath, Oregon. Husband
and wife caretaker team preferred. You will be responsible for
the maintenance of homes, common building systems and grounds.
The Big Sur location is the primary housing and work location.
The position requires seasonal and capital projects at the Fort
Klamath, OR ranch. Caretaker duties include: up keeping roads and
trails; cleaning homes after family/guest visits; plumbing,
electrical/solar, gardening, and carpentry experience mandatory.
Must be detail oriented and possess strong communication and
computer skills. Due to the geographical location, forest fire
safety and prevention measures are a priority. The caretaker
lives onsite. Wage depends on experience. Must have strong
references. Please submit your resume and salary expectations to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

CANADA

A RETIREMENT COMMUNITY in River Heights is seeking a couple for a
live-in caretaker position. The selected candidates will be
responsible for after hours, weekends, holidays and emergency and
non-emergencies. Previous caretaking experience an asset. Must
enjoy working with seniors. Canadian residents should reply to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

A BUSY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY is seeking a full-time
building caretaker to add to their team. The successful candidate
will help overlook two small residential buildings in Victoria.
The building caretaker will familiarize him/herself with the
building layout, initialize a maintenance calendar, resolve
tenant concerns, maintain the general order of business in the
building and perform minor repairs and cleaning. This position
requires an individual with the following qualifications: strong
people-skills, good English-language communication skills,
self-starter and able to work effectively without being
constantly supervised, ability to work flexible hours, skilled to
do light maintenance/repairs, and have previous experience in
property management. The building manager will be responsible for
maintaining building interior and exterior grounds, and providing
a clean and safe environment for the residents of the properties.
Duties will include but are not limited to: general, regular
cleaning of the property common areas, showing suites to
prospective tenants, rent collections/tenant relations,
maintaining the physical appearance of the building and grounds,
attending to emergencies, and arranging for and monitoring
garbage disposal when necessary. Salary will depend on
experience. Rent discount offered. Please fax your resume and
references to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX if interested. We thank you in
advance for your interest in this job opportunity.

CARIBBEAN

PROPERTY CARETAKER/HANDYMAN wanted in Saint Lucia on the
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. A three month paid volunteer position is
available on the island of St. Lucia between August and December
2017 on our historic plantation guesthouse, heritage site and
farm. We are a family run business, operated by a mother and two
daughters. Our 80 acre estate includes a 180-year-old colonial
house and five largely wooden guest cottages, gardens, trails,
historic ruins and beaches. One of our biggest challenges at
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX is the maintenance of the buildings and
grounds. This year, we are constructing a new guest cottage and
could use an experienced carpenter/framer/handyman to help on the
job site. Other responsibilities might include light repairs,
electrical, plumbing, painting and cleaning. Must be hardworking
and very responsible. 30 hours/week, with a flexible schedule
Experience travelling and working in a developing country is a
plus. Must speak English. Compensation will be room and board,
plus a small stipend based on experience. If you are interested
in coming to our guesthouse and heritage site, we encourage you
to visit our website XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX and then email
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX If you need to speak to someone right away,
please call us at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. Thank you.

COLORADO

LIVE-ON DOMESTIC COUPLE needed. An active retired couple with a
large luxury ranch property near Vail, CO seeks an experienced
Domestic Couple to join their long-term staff, as their previous
couple retired after 15 wonderful years. The ideal candidates
will be comfortable working in the mountains, be conscientious,
meticulous, and organized with strong homemaking skills. This
couple will have 360 degree responsibility for housekeeping,
laundry, and preparing healthy meals. The principals enjoy
establishing long-term relationships with their ranch and office
teams. The standard schedule is Monday through Friday with very
occasional evenings and weekend support required. Combined
compensation of up to $150,000 offered, with benefits; separate
fully-furnished attached apartment on the property. Please apply
for position XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX for consideration. Please fill
out one application per person. Qualified applicants will be
contacted.

HOUSESITTER/PET-SITTER NEEDED outside of Denver. A single person
or couple is wanted to look after nine sheep, eleven chickens,
one cat, and four dogs from July 1 to October 1. All of our
animal feed will be left here for you to feed our animals. You
can stay rent-free, with all utilities paid, in a small cozy,
centrally heated home at our isolated farm about 20 miles
southwest of Denver. Only responsible people need apply.
References are required. Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
explaining why you would be interested in this, along with your
references. Thank you.

LOOKING FOR A LIVE-IN COUPLE for my 87-year-old parents. Trade
room/board in South Denver for housecleaning/laundry, cooking one
meal/day, shopping, driving them to appointments in their car.
Cozy furnished apartment, cable TV/Wi-Fi, and shared kitchen
provided. Must have a small income and your own car for personal
use, be nonsmokers, Basic Life Saving (BLS) certified, have valid
a Colorado Driver's License. Prefer retirees from 50-75. It's
okay if one works and one stays home. Please call
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

CONNECTICUT

YARD AND VESSEL CARETAKER NEEDED for a private wooden boat yard
on the Mystic River available now. We are a professional maritime
family with a non-commercial facility set on two peaceful acres
and a commercial property/dock in downtown Mystic (this is not a
shipyard). Seeking a balanced, competent, discreet, reliable
person, who can work well alone and with others with a strong
body, basic seamanship, carpentry, painting and mechanical skills
required (will train for seamanship if necessary) for a full-time
year-round position. We are looking for someone who is near the
beginning of their career trajectory and will grow into the
position long-term. Accommodation included (or have your own
separate lease), work vehicle during business hours and a variety
of small wooden craft to use on your time off. Located 1/3 mile
to Downtown Mystic. Salary depends on skill level and willingness
to learn. We offer very fair wages. Pet friendly within reason.
This is a golden opportunity for one who loves the water and all
things wooden. Please email your resume or work history to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

I NEED A RELIABLE HOUSESITTER who likes cats to stay in my
Fairfield County home from July 15 through December 31, 2017. I
have three well-mannered cats to care for and am searching for a
true cat-lover. This is a rent-free position, with no salary. You
must have good references. Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX and
let me know why you would make a great house/cat-sitter here.
Thanks.

COSTA RICA

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX needs a volunteer. In XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX,
we offer a work exchange program. Please contact us if you want
to stay for free as a basic volunteer and work four hours per
day/five days a week. Use of all facilities is included. Child
care, kitchen cleaning, maintenance/garden and reception are the
positions we offer. Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

ENGLAND 

LIVE-IN UNDER BUTLER needed in Gloucestershire. This is an
excellent opportunity for a recently-qualified or young-at-heart
butler to work as part of a team. You will be enthusiastic, fit
and keen to learn how to operate efficiently within the family's
stipulations. You will work for the family Butler and deputize
for days off and holidays.  There may be some travel. This
position would suit a single or married person, as there is
accommodation for a couple or a single person.  Salary will be
£25,000 - £35,000 depending upon experience. Please
send your resume and references to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

EXCEPTIONAL LIVE-IN COUPLE REQUIRED in Surrey. Our client
requires an experienced and dedicated couple to join their new
home in Surrey. They are soon to be married and have just
purchased their home so you will be the first members of their
staff through the door and being vital to them setting up their
lives together. You will be service driven and savvy and capable
of adapting to daily and weekly schedules. One part of the couple
will drive the principal to and from his office in London daily
and also carry out other ad hoc driving duties. This person
should be used to driving large vehicles and also happy to
maintain them. Additionally this person will take care of all
maintenance for the house and grounds as a first responder and be
able to liaise with contractors as and when needed. The other
half of this fabulous team will take care of all the housekeeping
and laundry duties as well as cooking healthy Asian style food,
ideally as authentically home cooked as possible. Accommodation
comprises a flat on the ground floor of the house with its own
entrance. It is very separate from the rest of the house as this
part of the property also houses all the laundry areas and the
service kitchen. This is a fantastic role for a couple who are
proud of their career in private service and wish to use their
experience to help this young family establish themselves. Our
client would also consider a single housekeeper and would be
happy to outsource the other tasks but this person must be able
to fulfill the cooking requirements as stated above. Salary will
be in the £50,000 - £55,000 range. Please send your
resume and references to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

FLORIDA

OFFERING a partnership in our 12 acres in Gainesville, Florida,
to a couple for a farming project, or any viable business. We are
seasoned elders, with global business experience, who would like
help with maintaining the property. Looking for sustainable
alternative couple with skills. We are also offering a work
exchange for our mother-in-law apartment, and a small stipend.
Computer and organizational skills a plus. Must be a stay at home
couple with no pets, no drama and nonsmoking. Please call
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX during the day. Thank you.

GEORGIA

MACON, GA AREA caretaker needed immediately. Our goal is to
locate a long-term caretaker to replace our current two
caretakers. Our previous caretakers were with us twelve and seven
years. We are a very active professional, semi-retired couple,
who are not there full-time. We have one hundred fifty acres of
beautiful woodland vistas, wildlife, streams, large fenced garden
plots, and picnic/grill areas. The compound has two houses, one
modular home, two mobile homes, and a number of out buildings,
none within sight of others. Housing provided: a two bedroom
Horton mobile home, with a twelve by twenty four private shop.
Most urgent need: full-time observant, security-minded presence.
Grass mowing (almost all land is wooded), emergencies, small
maintenance projects expected. No "town" nearby/few neighbors,
best for someone who enjoys peace, beauty, and solitude. We are
looking for an honest, mature person with a love of the outdoors,
life, appreciation of unique, private, outstanding compound. This
position will not provide an income. A retired person is best. No
kids. No indoor pets. No drama. Extensive background checks
required! Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

HAWAII

BIG ISLAND OF HAWAI'I. Looking for reliable, conscious earth
stewards for an eco-sanctuary in Hawai'i, beginning July 1st,
2017. Minimum stay: four months. Must have a car. This is ideal
for those who cherish elegant, voluntary simplicity and for whom
self-inquiry, beauty, mindfulness and integrity are important.
(High speed internet is available.) Work-trade for single people
also available throughout the year. To learn more, please visit
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

ALOHA! CARETAKER WANTED. Responsible, single man needed for a
spectacular, six acre, coastal Hawaiian property, with access and
views of the ocean. Must be able to stay on the land when the
owners are away. Private quarters provided in a separate building
from the owners. Semi-retired or having a home business would be
ideal. Fast Internet available. The following puts you in the
lead: likes whales, computer savvy, alternative minded,
metaphysical or philosophical, no addictions, no smoking, alcohol
and drug free, quiet, empath, sensitive, appreciates being
introverted, likes the company of dogs, will grow organic
vegetables in a small greenhouse, handyman skills, thrives in an
artistic, contemplative environment. Must have your own
transportation, 80 hours per month in exchange for simple, Hawaii
living quarters. Able to commit for one year minimum. Please
email a letter to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX to explain why you
resonate with this opportunity.

HUNGARY

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. We are Jorg (43) and Ralf (42), the founders
of a Community Supported Agriculture project that focuses on
organic farming, providing our members with many delicious
naturally preserved products (jams, chutneys, sauces, juices,
etc.). We are also interested in traditional preserving and
fermenting in form of Sauerkraut, Kimchi, vinegar, etc. (new
fermenting techniques are always welcome!). Regional recipes from
all over the world are appreciated. We are located right between
Vienna and Budapest. The next largest town is Gyor (about 20
minutes' drive). The village we live in is right next to the
river Raab. It is both friendly and laid-back. Summers are
usually hot (up to 40C) and dry with impressive crystal clear
skies at night. We are looking for people who love to work in the
fields, specifically seeding, planting, watering, weeding,
harvesting and housekeeping. We provide accommodation in the form
of a large guestroom, a shared bathroom (accessible through
outdoor arcade) and shared living space. We provide vegetarian
(optional vegan) food with a large portion of home grown seasonal
vegetables. We would prefer that you stay for more than one week.
Must be a huge animal lover! We have five friendly dogs, four
cats and 28 parakeets (budgies). We are native German speakers,
who are fluent in English and able to speak some Hungarian. We
are LGBT friendly! To learn more please visit our website at
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX or call us at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX We are
looking forward to meeting you!

ICELAND

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX VOLUNTEERS needed from September 3 to
September 17. Volunteers will be working on a project in the
beautiful forest of Hallormsstaoaskogur in the far East of
Iceland, doing nature and environmental oriented tasks.
Hallormsstaoaskogur is the largest wooded area of the country
that spreads over 30 hectares of land. The reforestation of the
forest has been going on since a law for the protection was
passed in 1899. The oldest part of the woodland is accessible
with good hiking trails and explanation signs. The area offers a
great variety of walking paths, such as to the deepest valley of
the country and up to Sandfell where the view is quite
magnificent. Small streams run through the land where children
and adults can cool down on warm summer days. The East Fjords is
a region of a special landscape, dominated by long, narrow fjords
and steep mountains and the wild reindeers of Iceland are found
here, the herd counts between three and four thousand animals.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX has been cooperating with the Icelandic
forest service and our groups of volunteers have been helping out
for a few years with very good results for the participants, the
projects and the Icelandic nature conservation and reforestation
efforts. The main tasks will be to maintain hiking paths, build
stairs, make and put up signs. Volunteers will also put up
benches and tables in the forest. Other tasks will be to trim
branches and beautify groves that are located near hiking paths.
Well maintained paths enable people to visit these amazing areas
without damaging the area and this important work also helps to
improve safety for visitors. Volunteers should be prepared for
all kinds of weather. The work is physically demanding and
volunteers need to be motivated to work outdoors. The working
plan will be flexible and it will depend on the needs of our
local host, the advance of the diverse projects in the area
surrounding the forest and of course on the weather conditions.
Last but not least, volunteers can explore the surroundings of
the location and enjoy free time activities arranged in
cooperation with the local host. Volunteers will sleep in beds in
a house belonging to the Icelandic forest service. The house is
fully equipped. Please bring your own sleeping bag. Volunteers
will receive food supplies and be in charge of their own cooking
and cleaning activities. To learn more, please visit
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX or email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX or call us in
Iceland at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

IDAHO

PROPERTY HORSE CARETAKER needed on a beautiful 10 acre, private
family ranch in Caldwell, Idaho. This position requires the
caretaker to live on the property. The estate has animals and
private land in need of a full-time caretaker to work daily with
horses, cattle and dogs. The Equestrian Center and Barn has a
large outdoor ring with dust-free, state-of-the-art footing (to
come in the summer of 2018). Full Equestrian center equipped with
state-of-the-art lighting, new jumps and mirrors. The facility
also includes six turnout areas, four of which are on grass. Your
responsibilities will include: light property management duties,
grooming and tacking up horses, providing general care of all
horses in the barn, providing general care of all dogs on the
property, assisting in the preparation of horses to go to shows,
mucking/cleaning of stalls and areas where the horses are kept,
cleaning of dog areas where they are kept, assisting vet and
farrier, and providing barn maintenance. The job requires
previous horse experience, previous dog experience, and a
caretaker willing to work weekends. Living expenses plus hourly
pay provided. Please email your resume to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

WINTER WATCHPERSON(S) NEEDED from October 1, 2017 through May 31,
2018 in Silver City, Idaho. Watch over an historic mining town
with approximately 65 buildings. Quarters provided with
utilities, workers comp, and a monthly salary. Must be physically
fit and able to function at a high altitude. Please submit your
letter of interest along with your resume and references to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. Please include personal contact
information.

ILLINOIS

CAREGIVER NEEDED to live in a beautiful home with your own
apartment with indoor pool to care for a lovely 85-year-old
woman. Prepare meals, clean and help her if needed. Located one
hour outside Chicago. A small stipend might be available. Please
email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Thanks.

ASSISTANT INNKEEPER needed. An upscale country Inn and cottage
property in upstate Illinois is seeking an enthusiastic,
talented, full-time Assistant Innkeeper. The ideal candidate is
able to effectively perform a variety of tasks, while smiling
through the long day, in an often fast-paced environment. He or
She will be responsible for bringing a positive attitude and
flexibility, to guest service, kitchen prep, housekeeping,
gardening, reservations, phone and email response, and all the
innumerable duties of innkeeping. The Assistant Innkeeper will
work closely with the Innkeeper and owners to provide the
ultimate guest experience, and fun and comfortable work
environment, in a countryside "Farm to Table" atmosphere. The
position will be live-in, and will require immense flexibility
with hours, 24/7 guest response, and working of weekends and
holidays. Must Haves: Team-player attitude, a passion for
hospitality, excellent organizational and problem solving skills,
sense of urgency, and a calm can-do attitude. To be included in
our interview process, please send your info and resume to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

ITALY 

A PRIVATE RESIDENCE in Italy, near Imperia, is looking for an
experienced and self-motivated couple to work to a high standard,
commencing ASAP until October. The property is a four bedroom
modern/traditional style house, in the hills overlooking the sea,
surrounded by olive trees. We are in a rural and peaceful
setting, 10 minutes from the local town. The residence is used
infrequently for various periods of time. An enthusiastic
housekeeper with attention to detail is needed to care for this
home, handling the cleaning, laundry and ironing. There will be
basic cooking not on a daily basis. Simple and fresh family
cooking would however be required most days when the owner or his
guests are in residence. The gentleman of the couple is to care
for the gardening together with a part-time gardener, clean cars,
water plants, care for the swimming pool, pool house, and be a
good handyman. Driving and owning your own car is a must. Must be
non-smokers. An understanding of Italian is helpful. There is a
one-bedroom studio apartment provided. Salary is negotiable.
Please email your resume and current photographs to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

CARETAKER NEEDED next year, in 2018. My family is the owner of a
historical house in Tuscany. We've owned the Villa since 1536 and
we will need a caretaker a year from now in March of 2018 at the
Villa Di Corliano. The Villa is seven kilometers from Pisa and 10
kilometers from Lucca, inside a nature park reserve in the Tuscan
countryside, on an old Roman Road. We are looking for a
responsible, reliable person who loves historical houses and is
willing to stay in the Villa, carry out some duties in exchange
for free lodging while on holiday in the area. The duties include
staying in the Villa every night from 8pm until 7am. Mornings and
afternoons are completely free and Monday is a full day free. We
want the caretaker to stay a minimum of two months. Accommodation
will be a single room at the top of a spiral staircase with a
kitchenette (small frig, sink, hot plate and toaster over) in the
corner and a private bathroom with shower. The room has satellite
TV and free Wi-Fi, but no meals are provided. A washing machine
is available for use in the Villa. Duties will include some of
the following: gardening, building, helping with tourists, and
art projects. So basically the caretaker will clean the garden
around the villa, help guests if they need suggestions for where
to eat/visit or to call for a taxi, verify that the doors and
gates are closed before going to bed, and generally keeping an
eye on the place, especially at night. There are also many events
at the Villa, such as weddings, concerts, gala dinners, etc. and
the caretaker helps direct the guests to the designated parking
areas. The main requirement is to sleep inside the Villa for the
overall security of the guests. Your bedroom is upstairs so you
have a good view of the main Villa entrance. The property is
occupied by the working staff and gardeners from 7am until 8pm,
so those hours are totally free for the caretaker. This is a
volunteer/exchange position and no money compensation and no
meals provided, for one person only. For those who can't wait a
year to go to the Villa and would like to visit on a rental
basis, one can rent a small apartment for 550 Euros per month
plus utilities of around 80-100 Euros/month. For more details or
inquiries regarding the Villa volunteer caretaking position,
please contact XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX and for the apartment
rentals, please contact XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

KENTUCKY

CARETAKER COUPLE needed to help maintain a beautiful 330 acre
wildlife preserve in Kentucky. Part/full-time salary, and housing
(private cabin) provided. Must have some an independent income,
strong mechanical experience, farm and heavy equipment experience
preferred. Good health, no tobacco. Will share a large organic
garden, restricted hunting, and unlimited fishing from 35 acre of
ponds/lakes. Please email your resume to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

LOUISIANA

WE ARE A SMALL RV PARK located in New Orleans. Our position is
available now. Please visit our website at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
to learn more about us. Your main duties will involve interacting
with customers mostly tourists. RVers are usually some of the
friendliest people you will meet. You must like people and want
to help and accommodate people! If you do not like dealing with
people and their needs then this job is definitely not for you!
Some duties include but not limited to: 
- must be able to answer obvious customer questions such as:
where to eat, what to do, info about New Orleans 
- familiarize yourself with best restaurants in the city,
museums, tourist attractions, upcoming events, etc.
- must answer phones (courteously, kindly)
- making reservations using our computer system (very easy to
learn)
- check-in, check-out guests 
- helping hooking-up, backing up
- some gardening  
- pick up trash/liter, etc. make sure everything is in order,
safe
- empty trash cans 
- clean lounge, laundry room, bathrooms, etc. daily and as needed

- work with owner/managers and/or staff on a daily, weekly basis
- knowledge of construction, and/or electrical, and/or plumbing
is a plus
Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX for more information.

A NEW ORLEANS FAMILY seeks a polished couple, who are interested
in a long-term position, to provide Southern hospitality for
their family and guests. Responsibilities include housekeeping,
laundry, cooking, running errands, chauffeuring, occasional
childcare, and traveling with the family a few times each year.
Must be willing to work 51/2 - 6 days per week and fit in with
their family and lifestyle. Salary will be commensurate with
skills and experience up to $100,000 and includes health and
dental insurance, pension/401K plan, car for work-related
purposes, and a furnished apartment with paid utilities and cable
TV. To apply, please email your resume and references to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

MASSACHUSETTS

IMMEDIATE OPENING for an exceptional Innkeeper and General
Manager at the #1 rated Inn on Nantucket! This is a rare
opportunity to step into managing the #1 rated Inn on Nantucket,
also rated by TripAdvisor as "One of the Top 10 Inns in the
United States." Live in paradise on beautiful Nantucket!
Candidates must have a positive attitude, reliability,
professionalism, and drive to be the best are all paramount to
success! The right candidate will be a dedicated hospitality
professional, outgoing, friendly, hard-working, and versatile.
Innkeeping couples are welcome! Previous experience as an
Innkeeper or manager at a luxury boutique Hotel or Inn,
particularly with Relais and Chateaux, and/or background managing
a TripAdvisor #1 rated property, is preferred. Experience as a
chef or pastry chef is helpful. The position includes a bright,
new apartment on site. Please email your resume to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

MEXICO

CARETAKER(S) WANTED for three rental apartments in the beautiful,
European style, UNESCO City of Guanajuato, located 35 minutes
from the Leon Airport. Work five hours a day in exchange for a
beautiful apartment with no bills. Spectacular views, great
Wi-Fi, and a huge outdoor space. There are over 100 steps to my
house. For more information, please check XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.
There is a two month minimum. Duties include checking guests in,
cleaning the apartments, shopping and maintenance. Construction
skills are a big plus. People needed ASAP. Please mention your
available dates and send an email to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

MICHIGAN

FULL-TIME CARETAKER POSITION AVAILABLE at a small private estate
in Oakland County, MI preferably for a caretaker couple. However,
one caretaker will also be considered for the position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: maintenance and
general repairs of the private residence, maintenance of the
grounds, including lawn mowing, vegetable and flower gardening,
and snow removal, and periodic and seasonal house cleaning if a
couple applies. Strong references and communication skills
required. Candidates must be honest, dedicated, and have a love
of nature. Salary negotiable, based on experience. Compensation
includes an on-site three bedroom home with air-conditioning and
a two car garage. The start date is negotiable. Please forward
your resume and references to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

MINNESOTA

CARETAKER COUPLE wanted in Hastings, MN. A small studio apartment
complex in a rural area, near the confluence of the Mississippi,
Vermillion, and St. Croix Rivers, is seeking a mature caretaker
couple, part-time. Duties will include: clean and maintain common
areas daily, handle maintenance work orders either personally or
with scheduling vendors, apartment turnovers, showings with
associated paperwork and follow up, and coordinate miscellaneous
tenant issues, such as parking, noise, collections. Must be drug
free with no criminal record. Compensation will be a one bedroom
apartment, plus monies depending upon qualifications,
approximately 20 hours per week. Please email your resume and
references to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX has an opening for an experienced full-time
Property Manager to manage our Brunsfield North Loop property in
Minneapolis consisting of 47 units. You will be responsible for
the day-to-day operations of the property. Responsibilities
include, but are not limited to, maximizing occupancy, doing
collections, physical appearance and resident relations/services,
supervise staff (admin, maintenance, caretakers, etc.), and
communicate with the owners. Qualifications include 3+ years of
property management experience to include supervisory and
leasing/sales skills, plus financial knowledge of profit loss,
budgeting, experience with rehab of apartments, and excellent
organizational and computer skills. Accounting or bookkeeping and
administrative background a plus. Section 42 property management
required. This is a full-time benefit eligible position. The
schedule is Monday - Friday and weekends as needed. If interested
in this opportunity you must apply online at our applicant portal
located at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

HELLO! WE ARE LOOKING FOR A LIVE-IN CARETAKER for a small private
horse farm in Delano, Minnesota. Must love horses and animals of
all kinds! Must be there for them, to feed, turn out, and groom.
We have a lot of support, but we need someone dependable and
on-property for the times when we are traveling or in case of an
emergency. We have a large family with a lot of riders and kids.
We will be doing equine therapy and community outreach at the
farm, so we would love to find a bit of a people person. There is
a lot to say in this short ad, so please contact me for more
information by emailing XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

BUILDING CARETAKER needed in Minneapolis. A well established and
highly reputable firm specializing in community association
management of condominium and townhome associations is seeking a
full-time building caretaker to join our team for properties
located in Minneapolis. The caretaker will split hours between
two properties. Primary duties include but are not limited to
cleaning of common areas such as vacuuming, dusting, mopping,
sweeping, light maintenance and some administrative duties. Hours
are Monday - Friday 7:30 am -4:30 pm. Our ideal candidate must be
a good cleaner who is detail oriented, has maintenance
experience, and is a self-starter who is able to work
independently. Candidates must also have good communication
skills, be a team player, and be conscientious, responsible and
personable. Candidates must pass a criminal background check. We
offer a competitive wage and a great working environment.
Interested candidates should fax their resume to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

PROPERTY CARETAKER PROFILE

My Artist in Residence Lifestyle - Kathleen Deyo
Address: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Interests: Travel, pets, cooking and painting, reading and
learning French
Quote: "Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what
do are in harmony." Mahatma Gandhi

Kathleen Deyo

	Artists are born that way. I came in as an intuitive child with
a real interest in spirituality and visual arts. My Dad came from
a musical family and so art and music were a big part of my
childhood. Church was the heart of our home and my Dad often sang
solos in the choir. Born in Chicago, by the time I married, I had
visited 39 states. Once our children were able to travel we
cruised on the QE2 to England and back to New York City. Another
time we went to Spain. All told, I've visited six foreign
countries and travelled to France five times because my youngest
daughter and her husband and son live in Paris. 
	Travel is my passion. Painting is my world. Art is my vehicle. I
painted murals for "House Beautiful" and worked for movie stars
while raising a family. I also do portraits and wedding
paintings. At one point, I managed a rooming house and
interviewed the guests, took care of their requests and collected
the rent for the absentee landlord. In turn, I got free rent and
lots of experience dealing with human nature and quirks of
personality. 
	I have been a subscriber to The Caretaker Gazette for a long
time, and have run Situations Wanted ads there to find
housesitting positions. My ads typically included:
	Housesitter available now! I am experienced with great
references. Seeking a housesitting position where it's warm. I
love animals and seek free rent and utilities and a modest
stipend. Please email or call me and thank you.
	Most recently I have been the housesitter on a hundred acre
estate in western North Carolina. At one point, I managed a
rooming house and interviewed the guests, took care of their
requests and collected the rent for the absentee landlord. In
turn, I got free rent and lots of experience dealing with many
people from all over the world.
	This position is more peaceful and quiet. The property owner
owns the mountain where I live as well as 26 acres in town. The
owner is famous and highly private. I am not permitted to have
guests or to photograph the property. It is strictly forbidden.
The owner travels several months a year. I have my own house to
myself. It is one of twelve houses on the mountain property I
manage, which is densely wooded and studded with streams and
lyrically beautiful. I watch the owner's cat and three dogs. The
dogs are older now and require help getting on and off the couch
and in and out of the car. I make sure to bring them to their
appointments in town for nail clipping and grooming. The nearest
town is 52 miles round trip by car. I feed them and walk them and
keep them content and thriving. I also manage the workmen on the
property. The grounds require maintenance. We have storms here
and fallen branches block the driveways. This is a safety hazard.
The grass is cut several times a month and plants require
pruning, etc.
	I coordinate the schedules of the service providers. Many times
I drive twenty miles just to meet them so the new ones can follow
me and gain entrance to this multi-gated property. It is a bit
complicated and somewhat intimidating! I also take in the mail.
That is not as simple as it sounds. Gathering the mail means
stopping at two post office boxes and two roadside mail boxes and
sorting the mail by category. Any important mail needs to be
forwarded abroad immediately. The owner and I text each other
every Sunday. In turn, I live rent-free and pay nothing for
utilities.
	Living rent-free affords me the much needed time to work on
illustrating three card decks. It is an enormous task which I
thoroughly enjoy. Art requires peace and solitude. I have a
fairly isolated existence these days and find my work is
productive and the quality is high. I do not have distractions. I
do not have to worry about paying next month's rent. I do not
have to deal with personalities and pressures. I worked as a
Special Ed Teacher for nine years in New York City and at the end
of the day my energy was spent and I was fairly unproductive as a
freelance artist. The rent was several thousand a month and my
salary was high but it was a pressure filled existence. I am much
more relaxed now and enjoy excellent health and my dreams are
inspirational! 
	So the life of a caretaker is similar to the life of an Artist
in Residence and for this I am very grateful. I speak French
adequately and hope for a position in France and the closer to
Paris, the better. If that is not in the cards, LOL, then I am
willing to work as a housesitter or caretaker in North Carolina
again or even northern California or New York where I also have
friends and family. I just want to be able to continue painting.
My needs are few. I am outgoing and stay in touch with my friends
over the computer and phone. I also use FaceTime which I
thoroughly enjoy. I am deeply grateful for my excellent health
and sense of freedom. I am happy to know Gary Dunn and be part of
the growing global Caretaker.org community.

Western North Carolina, where Kathleen was housesitting

MONTANA

CARETAKER/JACK-OF-ALL TRADES person needed. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
is a family-owned and operated working ranch and guest ranch in
the spectacular Crazy Mountains of Montana. The ranch dates back
to the late 1800s and we've been taking guests at this location
since 1965. We are currently hiring a caretaker/handyman for an
adjacent property owned and used in conjunction with the guest
ranch, but about eight miles away across country, or 20 miles via
road. We are looking for a jack-of-all trades person from June 12
to September 10, 2017 for this property located in the foothills
of the Crazy Mountains, thirty miles from the nearest town and
accessed through eight gates. The job requirements will include,
but are not limited to: maintenance and repairs of buildings
including some carpentry work, operation and maintenance of a log
splitter and chain saw, use of a mini pickup utility truck
pulling and cutting weeds, repairing corrals and wire fences as
needed, familiarity with electricity and willingness to learn
about a solar powered electrical system, maintenance and repairs
to the gravity fed water system, filters and pipes, responsible
for horse care and feeding when horses are on the property,
ability to help with pack trips from the neighboring guest ranch
- including setting up tents, clean up and cooking assistance
when needed, familiarity with handheld radio systems, and
housekeeping for buildings on site. The person selected for this
job must be a self-starter, independent with a great deal of
integrity and able to work with minimal oversight, as the owners
will only be there part-time and the individual hired will be at
the ranch alone much of the time. One day off per week, a small
cabin for lodging and board provided (we provide groceries and
the employee cooks for him or herself) and a monthly salary.
There is a potential bonus for a job well-done. If interested,
please send a cover letter, resume and three references of people
for whom you have worked. There is limited cell service but no
Wi-Fi. Please do not apply as a family or couple. This is a job
for one individual only and does not have accommodation for more.
Please email your cover letter, resume and three references to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

COOK/INNKEEPER WANTED for a small country Inn in Martinsdale, MT.
Duties include cooking, housekeeping, laundry, tending to guests
and some light maintenance. Room and board provided plus a wage.
The position runs from now until the end of November. Please send
your resume and references to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

NEBRASKA

NEEDED: Full-time, long-term, motivated groundskeeper caretaker,
maintenance person in Chadron, Nebraska.
Horticultural/agricultural and related general equipment
operation and maintenance necessary. Good communication skills
and computer knowledge a must. Clean motor vehicle report and
able to pass a thorough background check. Excellent wages and
benefits provided. Nice housing available. Please send your
resume with references with salary history and compensation
expectation to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

NEVADA

SEEKING A LONG-TERM, COMMITTED HANDS-ON full-time Innkeeper (or
couple) with or without on-site lodging to operate our 35 room
full service hotel with meeting and event space, retail and more
in Gardnerville, NV. You can learn more at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Must have direct hotel experience and possess excellent computer,
written and verbal communication, time management, PMS (Roomkey)
and guest relations skills and have a verifiable track record for
increasing sales plus growing a business. The position requires
an entrepreneurial spirit to handle all aspects of the operation.
Someone to maintain five star reviews and responses and manage
all facets of the property and operation. Responsibilities
include but are not limited to working with and managing sales,
groups, front desk, reservations, calls and emails, greeting
guests, marketing with social media, Market café F&B,
inventory, concept and growth, managing housekeepers, meet and
greet and a high focus on cleaning. Must be super clean and tidy.
Salary is based on experience and desire to be a partner - I am
willing to offer an ownership percentage for the right, proven
person or couple. No pets, no children on site, no smokers.
Please send your cover letter, resume, and references to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

NEW HAMPSHIRE

FULL-TIME CARETAKER NEEDED for a Lake Winnipesaukee estate
located six miles from Wolfeboro and comprised of approximately
12 buildings. Must be independent, hardworking, have extensive
building, maintenance, handyman, equipment and landscaping
skills, take pride and care in every aspect of your work, be
self-motivated and enjoy working outdoors and alone. References
required. House, benefits and salary provided. Please send your
resume to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

NEW MEXICO

FREE RENT in a Guest House in Galisteo, NM (25 minutes to Santa
Fe) and a monthly stipend in exchange for horse care. Recent
horse experience required. A beautiful one bedroom with
kitchenette, bath, 600 sq. ft., 20 acre property adjacent to
15,000 acres, with tile, vigas, radiant heat, Wi-Fi, and natural
light. There are four horses with feed times 5.5 days/week, two
times a day at 7am and 6pm. Grooming, blanketing, mucking, etc.
Pets okay. Non-smoking. One year commitment. References are
required. Please send your resume and letter of interest to
caretaker@caretaker.org and include "New Mexico" in the Subject
Line for our forwarding purposes. Thanks.

ANIMAL CARETAKER/SMALL RANCHITO-SITTER needed in central New
Mexico. A second caretaker wanted for mid-June and maybe for the
rest of the year, or longer. Duties include watering the garden
and trees, and taking care of two horses and dogs and cats. There
is a hookup space available if you have your own RV or there are
different living arrangements depending if it is for a single
man, woman or couple. Kids? Let's talk? The current caretaker can
sometimes be forgetful and would also like to take some weekends
off so it would be good to have loving backup as I will be very
far away in New York State looking after my Dad who just had a
stroke. Artists, builders, and carpenters welcome as there are
projects here. You could also do for fun, and or $. It's artsy,
rustic and funky and can be hot and dusty here, but also peaceful
and beautiful. Located a mile from the Rio Grande and close to
the train to Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Please reply by email
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX or phone-text to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.
Thanks.

WORK-TRADE: Learn sustainable building through a hands-on Earth
bag building workshop. Camping and vegan lunch provided. Ongoing
from June - September, in Taos, NM. Please contact
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

CARETAKERS NEEDED for a small ranch in southwestern New Mexico.
Starting immediately, seeking a caretaker couple, with their own
RV, to care for our remote, Gila River property. Situated
approximately 45 miles southwest of the Gila Wilderness, on the
Gila River, this opportunity is for a healthy couple who love the
outdoors and have a desire to live in a high desert riparian
environment. In exchange, we supply an RV pad, electricity,
water, and septic hookup. A four-wheel drive vehicle is often
necessary. An additional stipend of $300 may be available. There
is an old settler cabin that could be rehabilitated. This is
considered a long-term situation. The caretakers must enjoy
solitude and wildlife, since the nearest town is 45 minutes away,
the nearest neighbor is three miles away, and the nearest Walmart
is over 80 miles away. The road ends at our gate. Must be
responsible with good decision-making skills, be clean,
meticulous, and organized, handy with general maintenance and
small carpentry skills, and be a consistent presence on the
property. Responsibilities will include: home and property
maintenance, monitor, repair, and improve home and outbuildings,
maintain watering system and protect from freezing, fence
mending, and general security of property. Mechanical and
carpentry skills would be a wonderful plus. This situation is
available for an indefinite period of time. Please respond with a
detailed letter/resume, and your picture to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
I will respond with more detailed information. Thank you.

LIVE YOUR DREAM on a remote ranch in southwestern New Mexico,
north of Glenwood. The permanent caretaker must have their own
income source since this is not a paid position. Housing and
utilities provided. Phone, and Wi-Fi available. Responsibilities
include feeding livestock twice daily and general maintenance.
Must pass a background check. This position would be perfect for
a retiree, artist or someone seeking peace and quiet. Email:
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

NEW YORK

FREE LAKE FRONT CAMPSITE available in Plattsburgh, on Lake
Champlain. We will trade a seasonal site RV rental site worth
over $3,000, for a competent caretaker for our campsite. Duties
would include some lawn mowing, cleaning and restocking supplies
in bathhouses. Applicant will need a camper or motor home and be
on site for the majority of time. This is a perfect position for
a retired person seeking a nice vacation location, or local
resident able to allocate time to provide the needed services.
For more info, please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

WANTED IMMEDIATELY! An Upstate NY Fruit Farm is seeking an
experienced, honest couple to operate a 72 acre fruit and veggie
farm independently. Knowledge of pruning, spraying, mowing,
planting vegetables, reaping load and unload trucks with apple
bins, bins repair and selling in markets. Ability to drive a
tractor, lawnmower, and trucks and doing the repairs and
maintenance of the vehicles and equipment is a must. Wages will
be a percentage of produce sales. A larger percentage according
to experience. Live on the farm for free, with a month vacation.
Nonsmoking, nondrinking environment. If you cannot operate the
Farm independently, please contact us to discuss your abilities.
References and a clean record are a must! Please email
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

FULL-TIME CARETAKER/GARDENER needed in Southampton. An executive
couple with a home in Southampton seeks an experienced, hands-on
Caretaker/Gardener to maintain their residence, as their
caretaker of 15+ years is retiring. The ideal candidate must have
significant experience caring for gardens/plants/flowers; will
have previous experience maintaining significant estates, be a
self-starter, and be flexible. This is a full-time, year-round
position. Primary responsibilities will include overseeing
vendors, performing the hands-on maintenance for the residence
and grounds, handling all landscaping and garden upkeep, and
ensuring all preventative maintenance on the property is
performed. Candidates with Hamptons experience preferred. Salary
up to $120,000 offered, depending on experience, with benefits.
Please apply for position XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Qualified
applicants will be contacted.

NEW ZEALAND

HELP NEEDED. Work for accommodation, plus extra hourly pay
starting in early June in our XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. Must be able
to stay for a minimum of two months. The work mainly includes
reception, cleaning duties (make beds, clean kitchens and
bathrooms, dust and present the units for incoming guests), and
some gardening work. You must be able to speak English fluently,
have experience in guest service sector, and need an eye for
detail as well as the ability to work in a team. We are looking
for one person who is able to share a private room with twin
beds. We have free Wi-Fi, laundry, spa, BBQ and a cat named
Tiger. Work with a friendly backpacker team, live on site in
shared house. Work a total of 12 hours a week to cover
accommodation. We are in a busy touristic town in the
countryside, located 90 minutes from Christchurch. There are a
lot of other work opportunities in the town, in cafes, etc. for
travelers, which work in well with this position. You are welcome
to contact us by phone at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. We look forward
to hearing from you.
  
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXin Hastings needs a general cleaner/painter
to help out with some projects over the winter season. You will
need a good attitude with a full or international driver's
license and your own vehicle. This position is for accommodation
at the hostel in Hastings and will also be paid. If you are
interested in living in a fun environment with a good attitude to
work, then please apply today by calling us on
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

NORTH CAROLINA

FULL-TIME MAINTENANCE CARETAKER needed for an apartment community
in Asheville. Must be a team player and willing to go the extra
mile in making sure the tenants are given good service. The
maintenance caretaker duties include preparing vacant units and
routine apartment maintenance. Basic electrical, plumbing, and
carpentry knowledge is helpful. Applicants should be resourceful,
energetic and able to communicate well with general public. Must
own basic hand tools. A positive work history and references
required, as well as a credit and criminal check. We offer
excellent benefits including insurance, vacation, etc.
Compensation to be determined. Please fax a letter of interest or
your resume to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. Equal Opportunity Employer.

NORTH DAKOTA

CARETAKER/MAINTENANCE PERSONS wanted ASAP, couple preferred, to
run all aspects from A to Z of a small "mom and pop" motel when
the elderly owners are away. This includes assisting the owners
as needed, including caring for our pets. On site living quarters
will be provided plus a salary dependent on the persons'
abilities. Good organizational skills will be a plus. Applicants
must have verifiable references. A background check is required.
To apply, please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

OHIO

ESTATE HEAD HOUSEKEEPER needed. A senior couple in Beavercreek,
OH needs a Housekeeper for their beautiful home. The right
candidate will have at least two years' experience working in a
private home of wealth. Responsibilities for this position
include housecleaning, laundry, setting up for occasional dinner
parties and cleaning up after, maintaining relationships with all
maintenance personnel, and running errands. The right candidate
for this position will be smart, self-starting, and perceptive
(in other words, if there's a problem, you're the kind of person
who will fix it rather than wait for your employer to tell you to
do it!); presentable; and friendly. Hours are Monday through
Friday. Salary commensurate with skills and experience and
includes two weeks' vacation, paid insurance and utilities, and a
rent-free beautifully-furnished home in a lovely neighborhood.
Please send your resume, photo, and copy of your driver's license
to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX No phone calls, please.

OKLAHOMA 

CONTEMPLATIVE INTERFAITH RETREAT CENTER in a forested setting
near Tulsa seeks a resident facilities and grounds caretaker.
Skills in basic carpentry, building maintenance, plumbing repair,
electrical repair, and grounds keeping are required.
Participation in contemplative community, including meditation
and meal attendance is expected. Lodging is provided in a
woodland cabin along with all meals and a monthly stipend. Please
send a letter of interest and resume to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

OREGON

FARM-CARETAKER needed for an organic farm in Alsea, Oregon,
(Coast Range/National Forest), August 1 - November 7, 2017. Tasks
include mixed animal care, garden/greenhouse irrigation, and
plant propagation. Must have a valid driver's license/drive
manual truck/tractor. Small room available, kitchen use,
year-round creek, swimming hole. Compensation $700/month plus
farm food. Couples welcome to apply. Non-smokers. Please email
your resume/references and inquiries to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

PROPERTY MANAGER and furry earthling companion/caretaker needed
in Laurelwood, OR. We are seeking a single individual to live-in
(full-time) in our separate 2nd house (1,100 sq. ft.) on our
acreage to care for our Jack Russell Terriers (and occasional
puppies) and watch and maintain our property when we travel for
work. A variety of on-site duties will need to be performed and
the caretaker must be able to regularly lift 75 lbs. (no
families/no other pets/no children please). The fully furnished
house has a new full bath (travertine heated floors), new
kitchen, new floors, LCD TV, 350 cable/movie channels, sitting
room, high speed internet, wood burning stove (needs installing),
washer and dryer, and bedroom. The back 300 sq. ft. will soon be
complete which has a loft (10' ceilings). We live south of
Hillsboro in the mountains, so you must appreciate living in the
country - we have mud and dust! We are just 20 minutes from town.
The ideal person must love dogs and puppies, be reliable,
independent, trustworthy, clean, non-drug user, have a current
driver's license, and will be required to run errands to town
once a week. Must pass a criminal background check. Compensation
includes free living quarters, internet, cellphone, utilities,
cable and a salary. Multiple additional building projects are
available. Serious inquiries from single applicants only please.
We prefer someone to be a "homebody" since we do travel
sometimes. Please visit XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX to learn more, and
then email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

AN ABSENTEE OWNER is seeking an interim Innkeeper for
approximately three months with a potential for longer term
engagement. This is a beautiful and amazing place to work with
established guest clientele fully engaged with the Oregon
Shakespeare Festival.  This is an historic 5-star B & B with 10
guest rooms in Ashland, Oregon serving a full breakfast for up to
25 guests. Duties include: providing excellent guest experience,
managing reservations and bookings with Rezovation software,
supervising, managing and training staff in housekeeping and
breakfast preparation as needed. Hands-on experience for such
responsibilities is necessary on low-occupancy days. Budgeting,
payroll management, and purchasing/expense reporting is required
and regular contact with the owner. Financial management, expense
payment, and payroll services are provided so you can focus on
guest enjoyment. Please email your resume and salary requirements
to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Furnished accommodations provided in
close proximity, but not on site.

OREGON/CALIFORNIA

IMMEDIATE NEED. Seeking a full-time caretaker for ranchettes
located in Big Sur, California and Fort Klamath, Oregon. Husband
and wife caretaker team preferred. You will be responsible for
the maintenance of homes, common building systems and grounds.
The Big Sur location is the primary housing and work location.
The position requires seasonal and capital projects at the Fort
Klamath, OR ranch. Caretaker duties include: up keeping roads and
trails; cleaning homes after family/guest visits; plumbing,
electrical/solar, gardening, and carpentry experience mandatory.
Must be detail oriented and possess strong communication and
computer skills. Due to the geographical location, forest fire
safety and prevention measures are a priority. The caretaker
lives onsite. Wage depends on experience. Must have strong
references. Please submit your resume and salary expectations to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

PENNSYLVANIA

A BUSY RESTAURANT AND DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, located in the Pocono
Mountains of Pennsylvania, is looking for a long-term, live-in
caretaker. A gentleman is preferred, non-smoking, no drugs, small
pet is a possibility. Diverse duties to include overall general
building maintenance, janitorial services, keeping of the
grounds, light carpentry, painting, etc., although duties will
increase as pending projects require. Extra hours available in
the restaurant on an as needed basis. Room and board provided, as
well as an hourly wage, which is negotiable as per level of
experience. Checkable references are required. Please respond via
email to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

CARETAKER NEEDED: Full-time position available at a beautiful
camp in northeast Pennsylvania (Pocono Mountains) for children
with special needs. Applicant must be experienced in overall
maintenance of children's camp. Should have knowledge of
carpentry, lawn equipment maintenance, plumbing, electrical,
grounds and pool care. Additional support staff provided during
summer. Housing and utilities provided. Salary dependent upon
experience. This is an excellent opportunity for couples and
retirees. Please email your resume to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

FULL-TIME MAINTENANCE/HANDYMAN/CARETAKER needed in Bucks County.
We are looking for an experienced, hardworking, responsible
jack-of-all-trades to help us manage our rustic 30 acre facility
in Bucks County. Duties and responsibilities will include
electrical, plumbing, carpentry work as well as field maintenance
and painting. Every day is different. Salary depends on skills
and housing included. The caretaker must live on site in our one
bedroom/one bathroom cottage (it is heated, has a kitchen, etc.).
The cottage also has a working fireplace and overlooks a small
pond. Full background checks will be required. Please email your
resume and salary requirements to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

SCOTLAND

ESTATE MANAGER needed in Lanarkshire, Scotland. Lanarkshire is in
the County of Lanark, a historic county in the central Lowlands
of Scotland. Our client is looking for a committed and proactive
individual to take on the role of a full-time Estate Manager of a
private residential estate in Lanarkshire. The Estate has a
substantial historic house along with extensive grounds,
including gardens, woodlands, cottages and in hand agricultural
grazing land. Candidates need to be able to work legally in the
European Union. The position could also include an opportunity
for the spouse to be employed. The position could last from now
to December, or it can be year around. To apply, those who are
able to work legally in the European Union, should email their
resume and references to caretakergazette@gmail.com and include
"Lanarkshire Position" in the Subject Line for forwarding
purposes. Thank you.

SOUTH CAROLINA 

LONG-TERM OR FULL-TIME INNKEEPER needed for a wonderful
waterfront B&B near Beaufort, SC, in the middle of the
"Lowcountry". Single or couple will be able to handle this small
but outstanding non-smoking, pet-friendly B&B. Standard B&B
duties required. If you would like to find out more information
about this position Please email your resume and references to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX I look forward to hearing from you and
hearing all about you.   

SWEDEN

WE ARE SEARCHING FOR A PERSON to assist with general day-to-day
chores, such as building, grounds, kennel, and stable
maintenance, animal feeding, cleaning, and some clinic
assistance, depending on your experience. We are a rural
Veterinary clinic located in Northern Sweden (Lapland). We also
have a kennel of 40 Sled dogs and several horses on site. We seek
either a part-time (summer) or full-time person. Part-time help
is only provided with room and board. Full-time applicants will
receive salary. Applicants should be fit and healthy. Must be
non-smokers, fluent in English, and used to hard, physical work.
Should have previous experience with animal
husbandry/training/care, and be able to work unsupervised, be
able to use initiative and pay attention to detail. Be
comfortable working in a remote, rural environment. Be able to
drive. The positions we offer would suit people seeking a career
in Veterinary medicine, Outdoor Education or other careers in
animal management. Please visit our website at
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX to see a little of what we do and where we
are located. Applicants should respond initially with a detailed
resume, recent photo, and suitable references to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX We will reply ASAP with further details,
etc.

SWITZERLAND

LIVE-IN DOMESTIC COUPLE needed. An attractive salary provided.
Our clients are looking for an experienced, committed and honest
couple who are able to live and work in Switzerland (therefore
have the necessary permit/visas) to work in a private house near
Lucerne/Luzern for a single Lady, firstly on a short-term basis,
with a view to the position becoming permanent for the right
couple. English and German are prerequisites. French would be
advantageous, though not essential. You must be available to
travel with the Lady. Trips are likely to be a maximum duration
of one week, usually within Europe, and take place less than once
a month. Another couple is already employed, as a Chef and
Housekeeper, and you would be providing the back up to ensure the
smooth running of the property. The responsibilities of the
gardener/handyman/maintenance man would be: assisting the
Gardeners on the four to six acres of land, vegetable garden,
woodland, carrying out any maintenance basic DIY required on the
property, driving for the Principal when required, assisting in
the residence if required, walking the dog, and dealing with the
alarm. Housekeeping assistance is also required throughout the
residence to a high standard. Light healthy cooking following
family guidelines in the absence of the Chef. Taking care of the
laundry and assisting the other Housekeeper. There is a two-story
staff house within the grounds, divided into two self-contained
flats.  Accommodation for the couple will therefore be in a
two-bedroomed flat, with dining/kitchen/living room, plus
bathroom. The work schedule is Monday - Friday, with every other
weekend on call. To apply, please email your resume and
references to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

TENNESSEE

FULL-TIME MANAGER/CARETAKER needed for a beautiful
cabin/motel/restaurant facility located in the Cherokee National
Forest of Southeastern Tennessee. This is a live-in position that
requires food service experience. This position is available
immediately. The successful candidate will also be responsible
for light maintenance, housekeeping, groundskeeping and guest
services. Lodging is provided, as well as a weekly salary. This
is an ideal position for someone with good time-management
skills. No pets are permitted, and reliable transportation is
required. For additional information, please visit our website at
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX or call XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX for more
details.

A SEASONED PROFESSIONAL INNKEEPER is needed at a new, boutique
six room Inn in Germantown, Nashville, TN.  The Innkeeper
oversees the daily operations for the XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX, as
well as providing strategic direction. Equally important is
anticipating guest's needs and providing a consistent guest
experience. You are responsible for strengthening our reputation
through reports, vendor relations, employees, ownership and the
community. The Innkeeper is a team player and effective leader,
able to set examples by 'walking the talk' and foster team
cooperation. There are no Innkeeper quarters, and relocation to
Nashville is a must. Salary depends on experience. Please send
your resume with a cover letter to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX No phone
calls to the Inn, please.

TEXAS

HOUSESITTER/CATSITTER needed for a lovely little house located in
South Austin, TX from August 24 - October 23. It's a quiet place
on acreage, which would suit a painter or writer. You will be
responsible for the care of one cat and staying in my home. The
cat stays in at night. You must be a cat lover! It would be great
if you could mow, but it's not required. This is not a paid
position, utilities and Wi-Fi provided. Three checkable
references are required. Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

PROPERTY CARETAKER needed ASAP in Millsap, Texas. Can be a single
caretaker. Work includes general maintenance and labor. Hourly
pay included, but unfortunately, no housing is provided. Must
have checkable references. For more information, please call
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX between 10am - 4pm. Thank you.

NEED AN EXPERIENCED, NON-SMOKING COUPLE with a great work ethic,
good attitude and flexibility for a large home on a working farm
outside of Temple, Texas. Duties will include housekeeping,
evening meal preparation, year-round maintenance of the swimming
pool, plants and flower gardens, minor maintenance ability and
some assistance to the ranch foreman. A separate two bedroom
house will be provided. Must have experience and references. A
background check will be performed. Please email your resume to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

WE HAVE AN OPENING for one person to live on, and caretake our
ranch and animals on our north Texas private ranch. Must care for
our livestock, horses, cats, and dogs, mend fence, clean stalls,
corrals, kennels, tractor work, shredding pastures, landscape
maintenance, run mower, weed eater, etc. You must be able to
recognize illness in animals, drive a truck with a horse trailer,
etc. This is not a traveling, loping, or training job, but good
riding skills is a plus. You must have experience saddling,
grooming, handling foals, lunging, and doctoring. Must have
experience with all animals listed above, and have been
previously in a live-in position and recognize the
responsibilities that comes with caring for animals which cannot
care for themselves. We provide, salary, a furnished one bedroom
upstairs barn apartment, utilities, and TV. Days off are during
the week, and major holidays. Must have a clean driving and
background record. Please text XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

CARETAKER COUPLE needed. Looking for a retired couple to maintain
Palo Pinto County, Texas ranch house headquarters, guest laundry,
grounds and buildings. Some mechanical and gardening skills
needed. Two bedroom/one bath house plus utilities provided.
Monthly cash payment will be dependent upon your skill and
willingness to do other work. High morals, strong work ethic and
references needed. Please mail your resume and references to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

RANCH COUPLE - CARETAKER needed in Bellville, Texas. Experience a
must! Please don't apply otherwise. Five year reference required
with phone numbers - okay with drug testing and background
checks. Must be a team player, self-starter with a positive
attitude, good with people/kids and be able to work some
weekends. This is a hands on hard work position - be organized
and willing to put in an honest day's work. We are looking to
hire a husband/wife team immediately to work at our horse,
cattle, dog, cat, goat and chicken ranch. The daily job includes
housekeeping, feeding, watering, cleaning stalls, keeping the
alleyways clean, gardening, fixing fences, roads, dragging
arenas, general cleanup, yard work, etc. If you're not willing to
work hard and be dedicated then this isn't the place for you. It
isn't an 8 to 5 job. Horse experience: Natural-horsemanship
skills and a kind hand - a must! Lead changes. Mechanical
knowledge. Genuinely care about your job - a must! The ability to
take instructions and make educated decisions or know when to say
I don't know. Please call XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX to discuss salary
and housing benefits, or email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

FAMILY OWNED TEXAS PANHANDLE RANCH is looking for a full-time
couple to help with the care at ranch headquarters.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to, housekeeping,
laundry, some cooking, grounds keeping, handyman tasks, and there
is a possibility of some ranch work. Must be able to communicate
with ranch staff. Housing, utilities, and health insurance
included. This is a nonsmoking environment. References required.
Please fax your resume and references to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

LONG-TERM INNKEEPER WANTED for a #1 Ranked B&B in Houston. We are
seeking an energetic, outgoing, honest and dependable individual
to be the day-to-day Innkeeper for our 13-room bed and breakfast,
located in central Houston. The Innkeeper will be responsible for
managing daily housekeeping staff, general operations and
reservations, guest check-in and overall guest relations. There
is currently a breakfast cook and housekeeping staff that are
there daily, but an individual needs to be open to stepping into
these roles for the day, in the event that an unexpected absence
occurs. We are looking for a long-term Innkeeper who can start
soon. Background in marketing and hospitality a plus, but not
required. Also, space currently is being built to accommodate
weddings. The Innkeeper can double as wedding coordinator (for
additional compensation) or we can hire someone else for this
role. For an initial phone interview, please email your resume to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

TONGA 

CARETAKER WITH BUILDING SKILLS required for minor
electrical/plumbing/finishing of a new small island home in the
South Pacific. Remuneration for work verified-accomplished is
negotiable. Possible partial airfare assistance. Totally off
grid, uses solar and rain water. All services, medical, dental,
supplies are available in town. Our home is on a hill, so you
must be fit. I own a lot in town without a home, used for camping
during town stays, may build on the lot if qualified/negotiable.
This is a very safe location! Individual, couple or small family
should be the resourceful and independent type. The island is
outlying with only six families. Transport is via village boat to
town, and having your own boat is a plus. The property consists
of four acres including the plantation. There is a resort next
door and another across the blue lagoon where humpback whales
play. The home has long white sandy beach frontage and world
class fishing is available. There are lovely neighbors on the
island for daily company and many yachts harbor here from all
over the world. Internet is available and local cell service from
in the house. Intra and inter island VHF communication provided.
A long-term caretaker is preferred with performance review. Must
have personal and construction references. Please email
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

VERMONT

AN ELEGANT 40-ROOM INN in Southern Vermont seeks a General
Manager and Wedding Coordinator. We are looking for a candidate
with hospitality management experience, familiar with reservation
and property management software, social media, spreadsheets, as
well as direct guest support, selling rooms, welcoming visitors,
planning and running events. You should be energetic, honest, and
flexible, organized, a team-player with a good sense of humor,
ready to jump in and do whatever is needed. Responsibilities
include: front desk coverage, marketing, reservations, guest
relations, concierge services, supervising housekeepers and
maintenance teams, financial reports, coordination with kitchen
team for breakfast and events, meetings regarding weddings and
group functions. This is a family-run business with a seasonal
restaurant, cultural events open to the public, weddings and
retreats. You will be collaborating closely with the owners. This
will be a full-time salaried position, with the option of on-site
housing. No pets. No smoking. Please email and resume and cover
letter to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

VIRGINIA

FARM CARETAKER needed for maintenance of a large yard, garden,
occupied homestead, barns and buildings on a 2,000 acre (rented
in crop) working farm in southeastern Virginia. Basic electrical,
mechanical, carpentry and plumbing skills desired. Background
check and previous work references required. Salaried, part-time
position with flexible hours. Private housing on stocked pond
provided. Couples welcome! Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

GARDEN AND LANDSCAPE SPECIALIST needed in Middleburg, VA.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX seeks a skilled individual to manage the
estates grounds, produce garden, native and ornamental gardens.
We are looking for someone who enjoys all aspects of
horticulture, hands on gardening, providing direction, training
and motivating a small team and expanding your knowledge with us.
You will report to the Farm and Maintenance Manager.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX needs strong emphasis on farm-to-table
produce. At the direction of the Farm and Maintenance Manager,
you will work closely with Goodstone's' executive chef to provide
produce that fits his needs, coordinating planting schemes that
provide the seasonal needs of the restaurant.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Restaurant offers 265-acres of natural
beauty for our guests to enjoy. We seek someone with a creative
spirit and dedicated to detail, collaborating with the owner and
general manager to continue to build on. Possible off-site
ornamental garden management on occasional basis. At
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX, you will assist with grounds maintenance
activities, such as blowing leaves, firewood management,
shoveling snow, and mowing, weed-eating and spreading mulch. In
addition, Goodstone has a menagerie of livestock you will also
assist, with the skilled assistance of our farm and grounds team.
Beekeeping experience a bonus! At Goodstone Farm Tours,
additional responsibilities include assisting with occasional
farm and garden tours, collaborating with our guest services team
to create new tour opportunities for our guests. Excellent
customer skills and the ability to communicate in a friendly
manner is essential. The qualified applicant must have a basic
understanding of horticultural and grounds maintenance
principles, including knowledge of ornamental garden plants;
soils and fertilizers; weeds and their control; watering
techniques; vegetable, fruit and flower production; plant
propagation; essential tools, etc. Competitive pay based upon
experience. A modest housing option is possible. Please email
your resume and references to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

WASHINGTON

WESTERN WASHINGTON, NORTHERN SNOHOMISH County. A small private
horse breeding farm is looking for on-site help. Responsibilities
consist of taking care of horses and some farm maintenance and
supervision. Housing, utilities and compensation provided. Can be
full-time or part-time. This is an ideal situation for someone
who enjoys being around animals in a private, peaceful setting.
The farm is secluded but only a short distance from shopping,
healthcare, restaurants, etc. Valid driver's license, ability to
operate a tractor and small farm implements is necessary. Housing
is best suited for a single person or a couple. No drugs,
alcohol, tobacco please! Thank you for reading this! Please email
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

MOUNTAIN MAN/WILDERNESS WOMAN needed to caretake our 42 acres of
old growth forest in Washington's Cascade Mountains, now to
October. Live in our private rustic but comfy cabin, whitewater
river 100 yards from your doorstep, wilderness hot spring nearby.
Wood heat, propane stove/oven, solar-powered satellite Wi-Fi
available during your daily property inspection. Ideal for a fit
retired person desiring to live off-grid. You'll need to be able
to backpack 40 pounds of supplies uphill or downhill for half an
hour. Access requires logging road capable vehicle. Caretaker is
paid for a daily hike in our forest, plus a poundage bonus for
back-packing and hourly rate for general labor. Caretaker is
hired as an independent contractor. Please send a brief resume,
references, and why you'd love to live in our woods to
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

CARETAKER NEEDED for three horses on a 30 acre gentleman's farm
outside of Ellensburg. We are located nine miles east of
Ellensburg. Chores to include: keep the barn clean, feed horses
twice a day, and manage cleanliness in two small paddocks. A
furnished studio cottage is attached to a five stall barn. A
kitchen, dishwasher, washer and dryer is included. We pay
$12/hour for any additional chores such as lawn mowing, window
washing, gardening, etc. as needed. Must be reliable and like
animals. To apply, please call XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

WISCONSIN

A PORT WASHINGTON, WI RESIDENT seeks a caretaker for the owner's
private residence, rental property, storage barns, greenhouse,
garage, and land when the owner is present and away. Manages
day-to-day needs of the owner, performs routine household and
property maintenance, identifies and addresses problems,
coordinates vendors / repair personnel for property's buildings,
roads, open spaces and landscaping. Reports directly to the
owner; works closely with the owner's executive and household
staff, vendors and guests. Full-time salaried position; access to
comprehensive benefits, paid-time-off, holidays; on-site housing
negotiable. Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX for a complete
description/application.  

WYOMING

HOUSESITTER/CATSITTER needed for a lovely home located in
beautiful Laramie, WY from June 15 - August 31. You will be
responsible for the care of two cats and staying in my home. You
must be a cat lover! You will also be responsible for bringing in
our mail, taking any phone messages, and emailing us while we are
away. The home is over 3,000 square feet with three bedrooms,
including a master bedroom and bath on the main floor. The
location is just steps away from walking and bike trails and a
park with easy access to shopping. A golf course is just a short
drive, bike ride, or walk away. The University of Wyoming and its
many year-round cultural and athletic events is located nearby.
Please email why you think this is right for you, and at least
three checkable references to XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

WANT TO SPEND SOME TIME (June - September) on a non-working ranch
between The Big Horn Mountains and Sheridan? This is an
opportunity for someone - writer, graduate student, retiree, or
couple - to have use of a beautifully situated, recently
restored, vintage ranch house (kitchen, living room, two
bedrooms, bathroom, two porches, Wi-Fi) in exchange for 20 hours
a week (mainly yard work/errands, at $10 per hour). Must have an
insured, 4-wheel-drive vehicle for rutted roads. Preferably no
children, pets, smoking, and no drugs. Please email
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX stating your background and possible dates.
Personal/phone interviews and references required.

SITUATIONS-WANTED ADS

Couple with 13-year-old, autistic child seeking a caretaker
opportunity in Santa Cruz County, CA. Please contact
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Married couple of 36 years ... Tom and Tess wish to find a winter
housesitting position in the great southwest from approximately
December - April. Half our children live in the Four Corners
Region and we would like to spend time near them half the year in
more sunshine and dry weather. We practice healthy lifestyles and
are conscientious minded people. We're fair, reliable, and
responsible, with very good references. We can offer property
owners our skills, such as tree maintenance, carpentry, garden
maintenance, cooking, and backyard animal care. We need to work
and are not retired. Look forward to hearing from you! Please
email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

Self-Reliant Individual seeking a property caretaker,
housesitting position in the southern region of Vermont or New
Hampshire immediately. My experience includes (but is not limited
to): facility and event management; general (lt./med.)
maintenance/repairs; smallholding farm; house and pet-sitting;
housekeeping; landscape maintenance; snow removal; painting;
seasonal cleaning; administrative and program management. To
connect please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

Retired Montessori teacher seeks a caretaking position in Mexico
or elsewhere in Latin America where the weather is comfortable
year round. Can begin in November. Have experience with all kinds
of animals, and gardening. Can't do heavy lifting, but have a
physical healthy/active lifestyle. Horsewoman, who enjoys the
outdoors. Good organizer, creative, flexible, responsible.
Learning Spanish. Prefer a smaller city or rural living. Please
contact me through email at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Farmer seeks long-term lease or possible buy opportunity for two
acres of land for growing herbs, vegetables, berries and
chickens. Need onsite house/cottage. Location: One hour from
Erlanger, Kentucky (Northeastern Kentucky) or a half hour from
Cincinnati, Ohio. Please contact me if interested. Thank you.
April at Eden Urban Gardens, LLC. Please email
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

Trustworthy, single, health conscious female seeking a live-in
housesitting position. Smoke/drink/drug free. Can care for
small/medium size animals and cleaning. Very respectful of people
and their homes. Great references upon request. Available June
1st. Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Hi! I'm available for housesitting! Responsible caretaker for
houses, animals and plants! Please contact XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
for more information!

Healthy and friendly couple seeking a
house/property-caretaker/manager position in the mountains of New
Mexico or Colorado or on the beaches of southern California -
Central American coastal towns are OK too (Spanish spoken). We
have 25 years' experience as hands-on owner/innkeepers of a large
hacienda with 7.5 acres in northern New Mexico. We did it all -
maintenance, housekeeping, landscaping, spa/pool care, security,
etc. We lived a blue water dream on a sailboat the last 2.5 years
and have returned to property management for a second career. We
are hardworking, meticulous, aesthetically-minded husband-wife
team looking for a long or short-term position, seasonal or year
around. Please email us for our resume, references and questions
at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Property Manager/Caretaker looking for a new opportunity anywhere
in the lower 48 states, other than Phoenix, Arizona.  Preferably
the Pacific Northwest. Complete resume, including references and
photographs of work published at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Experienced Estate and Property Manager seeking a position to
manage home, estate or small resort in the southwest Colorado/4
Corners region. Fit male, hands on with general maintenance
skills. 16 years estate experience plus 15 years as yacht
captain. Honest, dependable, and organized. Resume and references
available. Please text, call or email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Nothing is holding me back right now. So, Hey, My black lab
(service registered) and I are available to caretake, and help
out for room and board. Flexible geographically. Ideally,
someplace where I can, after getting back, to horse-riding
condition, would have riding, available to me. I can provide more
information when you call XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Thanks.

Mature New Zealand couple with a quiet greyhound, excellent
references and green cards looking for a housesitting or
caretaking position June through August in Central or Western
USA. Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Nature Person seeking a farmsitting, housesitting position in the
Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains for the summer of 2017. A single
female looking for a scenic mountain area. Please contact:
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Married couple is seeking a live-in Property Caretaker/Manager
position of a private residence, resort, ranch in Portland, OR,
surrounding area and along the west coast of Oregon. Available
immediately. Honest, friendly, ethical, resourceful,
self-motivated and discreet, variably skilled, 40+ with a
well-mannered dog. Long-term, live-in position preferred,
however, we'll consider all positions. For more info please visit
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX and please contact XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

Seeking a live-in caretaker/caregiver position. A retired San
Francisco professional tailor, age 60, seeks a job position,
preferably in California's Central or North Coast. Excellent
references, resume available for a long-term, permanent
housesitting position. Seeks a live-in caretaker/caregiver job/on
site security guard, 30 years' experience, handyman, pet sitting,
light maintenance, light gardening, light food prep and cooking.
Can run errands in town and country with my Ford van. I have a
current driver's license, with car insurance. Smoke/drink/drug
free. Quiet, able bodied, and reliable. Clean, quiet living
quarters must go with above position. Available immediately. "The
caretaker with the caring touch". Please email
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

Caretaker available in Colorado's Front Range area. 65-year-old,
retired gentleman looking for a place to live with my 2002, 30'
trailer. It would be an opportunity for someone who wants their
property watched after hours or looked after during the day or in
the evenings. Reliable and responsible. I've worked since I was
16. Please text XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

Experienced caretakers will watch your property in or near
northern Idaho. Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Live-In Estate Caretaker available in Sonoma, CA. For the last
several years I have been the resident caretaker for a 20 acre
estate in Glen Ellen and a 130 acre wine estate in Calistoga. The
property is being sold and I am looking to relocate to a similar
working/living situation. I am a retired builder, a journeyman
carpenter and a professional photographer. I'm easy going. I'm
very fit. I have great references. I would like to stay in Sonoma
area but would consider relocating. Please call or text
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. Thanks.

Caretaker Couple available. We are looking for a beautiful
property to care for as if our own. We are skilled in lawn,
garden and grounds care. Handy skills, cleaning, vegan cooking,
animal care and property security. He has owned and maintained
rental properties. She has been a professional property
caretaker/housekeeper/cook and is an experienced registered
veterinary technician. We are caring and compassionate
individuals who get along nicely with most folks. We are
discreet, trustworthy and reliable. We like and keep a clean,
organized and quiet environment. We do not do drugs or smoke and
rarely drink. We come with a well behaved and mellow dog. Our
ideal location would be anywhere from Northern California,
Oregon, Washington or Montana but willing to consider another
location. Our best fit might be a part-time exchange for rent
position that allows for flexibility for her to accept work off
property or work full-time paid on the property. Available August
2017. Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Certified Estate-House Manager/Caretaker seeking to
manage/protect your home. Retired Secret Service Agent who served
on various Presidential Details at The White House. High
integrity, meticulous, dedicated professional. During government
career, I had a Top Security Clearance. Will support your
family's lifestyle. I adore animals. References available on
request. Flexible geographically. Please call
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Jill of all Trades seeking a caretaker position. I am Michelle:
54, single, have common sense and lead a healthy lifestyle.
Artist, reader, cook, gardener, domestic goddess, party planner.
Great with the public, organized, computer literate, experienced
with social media, and excellent at office management. I can
handle basic home repairs (but leave electrical and plumbing to
the pros). I adore caring for animals. My references will tell
you that "You Would Be Lucky to Have Michelle Work for You!"
Seeking a long-term situation. Prefer to be near the coast -
Georgia, Carolinas, California, but would consider others. Please
email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX for bio/references

I am looking for a long-term caretaking situation to care for
your home in the Los Angeles Westside area. I am a skilled
plumber and electrician equipped to service your property and
take care of it in the event of an emergency. I am also trained
in martial arts for 15 years and an Air Force veteran. I can
effectively deter any possible intruders. I am bondable and have
passed top secret security clearances when I was in the military,
therefore, I am well equipped to care for the safety and security
of your valuables. Please call XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

Single, responsible, mature woman with 15 lb. house broken and
spayed Yorkie desires a housesitting position for the summer and
possibly until October 2017. I enjoy gardening and taking care of
animals. Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

I am looking to housesit and be your animal caretaker this summer
in the Selma, AL area. I love all pets and horses and know how to
feed and care for all animals. I am also skilled in light
housekeeping, and handy-person work, and if I can't do the job,
I'll find the right person to get the job done. I am soft spoken,
professional, trustworthy, and hard-working. I have excellent
references available. Please email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Versatile seasoned female manager, reservations agent, staffing
and caretaker for over 25 years. I communicate clearly with
contractors, vendors, friends and family, hire and supervise
staff, provide security and negotiate contract labor. Top ranked
VRBO 5-star guest reviews for 10 years for one satisfied owner,
ending December 2017. Available now or I can meet your future
schedule, will relocate or stay local. Non-smoker, no pets,
healthy, creative and self-directed with liberal politics and
appreciation for cultural diversity. Salary required, will
consider living on or offsite, seeking long-term. Please call
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

Airbnb property spa manager/massage therapist in Palm Springs -
will relocate. I'm a 64-year-old, single, female, French chef.
Retreats, Travel Companion, OnThePath. Excellent references
available. Please call XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Retired school teacher looking for housesitting/pet-sitting
opportunity in central FL from Mid-July till Mid-September. Love
plants and all animals, except snakes. Reliable, responsible,
loyal, easygoing, no vises, have transportation. References
available.  Please contact XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Responsible Bi-Lingual (English/Spanish) Married Couple Of 15
Years (Chris and Alba Williams) seeking a full-time position as
caretakers for an estate, retreat, or hunting resort.
Geographically flexible. Enjoy outdoor work and recreation. Chris
is experienced in all activities of farm and landscaping,
including heavy equipment, hardscape, stone work, lawn care
herbicide and pesticide application, as well as crew management.
Knowledgeable about many aspects of construction and able to
coordinate activities between the homeowner and contractor.
Detail oriented. Accustomed to being in positions of
responsibility; self-motivated, and able to set goals and achieve
them without direct supervision. Very alert to any needed
maintenance and environmental issues. Able to maintain and
protect the environmental beauty of the property. Exceptional
work ethic. Alba is experienced in domestic, childcare, and farm
work, including supervision. Please email me at
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX References provided upon request.
 
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FOR SALE: Two Horse Farms with Wellness Retreat Facilities near
Saratoga, New York. Can be sold separately or attached. 12 acres
or ~125 acres. The Small Farm has a two-family home, barn1- 60x80
indoor arena, with 20 stalls. Barn2 - 60x120 indoor. Barn3 -
40x60. Round pens, run-in sheds, and paddocks. Two cabins fully
equipped can optionally be purchased. Large Farm: ~125 acres of
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experience and teaching English as a foreign language
certification (TEFL) seeks a teaching position in the U.S., Asia,
Europe or other location. I have the ability to design, create,
and implement engaging lesson plans. I am flexible and creative,
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