Forestry and Woodlot Management
- Identify trees for select logging
- Fall trees safely
- Skid trees to landing by mechanical or horse logging
- Buck and limb trees to specification with a chainsaw
- Cook meals for our guests and community partners following a set menu.
- Manage communal cooking and cleaning.
- Carry out inventory and order groceries.
Mentor Wilderness Guide
- Embodying and promoting the ranch’s philosophy: it’s specific goals, values and purposes, which are all dedicated towards transforming lives through wilderness adventures.
- Create programs that encourage personal growth in the South Chilcotin Mountains.
- Guide guests and staff through exercises and activities on pack trips and dude ranch experiences, encourage everyone to participate and develop themselves in their journey to self-empowerment.
- Mentor Guides at Chilcotin Holidays move beyond the label of a traditional ‘wilderness guide’. Our guides are individuals who are able to embody our philosophy and culture, and want to use our unique wilderness environment as a stimulus to create meaningful and lasting changes in the lives of staff, guests and themselves.
- We want individuals who are committed to helping people process and learn from their incredible experiences; focusing on methods that will inspire people to improve performance, accept personal responsibility, and work toward creating value in their work and lives.
- Answer phones and emails.
- Typing and admin.
- Processing inquiries, bookings and reservations.
- Employment, human resources, community management, schedule overview.
Sales and Marketing
- Create content to promote our culture to prospective interns, students and guests.
- Post social media content, internship ads, pictures, blog stories, podcasts and videos to our websites and social media sites.
Philosophy Partner: Company Culture
- Research how the ranch can effectively cultivate creativity, positivity, sustainability and responsibility among their community partners and guests; to create a collaborative culture where innovation can thrive.
- Seek to develop a work environment that promotes strong community partner-ideals (this is social-entrepreneurship); to improve their performance and work to achieve their goals.
- Refine the process for guiding guests and community partners through exercises and activities that encourage high-level self-actualization and personal growth, and articulate them in-line with our philosophy.
- Practice what you preach and be a mentor guide yourself: using the research data, and the newly-formulated activities, to encourage team-members to participate and develop themselves in their journey to empowerment and creating value in their lives.
- Use innovative thinking to improve our sustainability and self-reliance.
- Maintain our garden to grow food such as rhubarb and potatoes.
- Feed and tend to horses, chickens and pigs.
- Maintain ranch property, operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment.
- Fix fences, cut firewood, recycle garbage, complete inventories, move irrigation, help guides with chores, maintain saddles and riding equipment.
- Implement of the foundation’s mission and objectives, involving all community partners in this.
- Coordinate stewardship and resource management projects.
- Develope citizen science projects for the collection of wildlife data, use these to educate guests and the public about conservation, both on trips and at the ranch.
- Collect data on wilderness trips and analyze these.
- Respond to consultations and referrals and organize meetings with relevant stakeholders.
- Organize recruitment for research.
- Convey progress, issues and challenges to the board of directors.
- Project manage ongoing stewardship and resource management projects, plan future projects and secure funding for the foundation’s projects.
- Complete land plans with wildlife management.
- Research wildlife studies that support regulation and management of wildlife.