Summer 2018 Caretakers Needed for Blackburn Trail Center

Blackburn trail centerThe Blackburn Trail Center is located on the A.T. 12 miles south of Harpers Ferry.  The center is owned and operated by the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, It is a premier stop for A.T. thru-hikers and day hikers alike. It is also used for club meetings, crew work trips, training workshops, and large group rentals.

The caretaker’s duties will include: maintaining the Trail Center, Hiker’s Hostel, and campground. The caretaker should have experience in offering comfort and company to weary A.T. hikers. Flexibility and ability to get along with wide variety of people are a must! A couple with knowledge of the A.T. and hikers’ needs is preferred. Stipend offered along with a fabulous summer experience.

The position runs from April 1 through October 31, though there is possibility of growing into full-time position. If interested, send a letter of application, resume’ and professional/personal references to:

Chris Brunton
P.O. Box 169
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

If you have questions, call Chris at: (703) 967-2226.