Boston is the capital of Massachusetts. The state's cranberry crop is the nation's second largest (after Wisconsin). Also important are dairy and poultry products, nursery and greenhouse produce... Tourism has become an important factor in the economy of the state because of its numerous recreational areas and historical landmarks. Cape Cod has beaches, summer theaters, and an artists' colony at Provincetown. The Berkshires is the site of Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony; art museums, including Mass MoCA and the Clark Institute; and Jacob's Pillow, a world renowned dance center. In May 2004, Massachusetts became the first state in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage. Source: http://www.infoplease.com/us-states/massachusetts.html
Lenox is a small but vibrant town nestled in the heart of the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts, about 3 hours from New York City and 2.5 hours from Boston. Lenox is a festival town -time, and many other craft fairs, parades and events make it a lively town year-round. Lenox truly is “For All Seasons”! Lenox is a destination that draws hundreds of thousands of visitors a year. Whether it’s your first visit or fiftieth, you’ll find many reasons to return again and again. Source: https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Lenox_(Massachusetts)#Q2076362 http://www.townoflenox.com/Public_Documents/index https://lenox.org/things-to-do/
Housekeepers | Kitchen help | Front desk supervisors | Event production | Maintenance
You will be working in a residential retreat, where we offer lodging and meals. We also host various workshops, so our retreat is always full of people. You will communicate with guests and make sure they have a great stay at our facilities.
Additional information: Students can get 30 hours of paid vacation on a week that is not busy at the center.
Accomodation: Cottage room, 2 students per room, $200 per week
Food: When we have workshops we also have healthy meals for everyone. When no workshop, they are welcome to cook themselves.
Transportation: No need for transportation, students will be living on site.
Start date: 05/15/2018 - 06/15/2018
End date: 09/20/2018 - 10/01/2018
Estimated h/week: 32-40
Attention: English 8 or higher!
Requirements: Front desk: experience w room master booking system (anyone gone to hospitality school can easily learn this); good guests service attitude - hay big smile, pleasant personality; able to handle pressure. Event production/maintenance (lawn, ground, pool, general maintenance): had experience working in this capacity; event setup and break down; general maintenance/willing to work with our team; extra help when guests check in. Housekeeping/kitchen help: enjoy making rooms and beds for guests/help in kitchen prep food; had experience doing this - we are a retreat center, room is simple and clean; good attitude working with us all together, its all part of event production; have will, wants to learn healthy wellness food preparation